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PRAYAS RAJOPADHYAYA

Behavior. Management. Career

Prayas is a human behavior enthusiast, management consultant, and a corporate trainer with more than eight years of professional experience in understanding people, bringing the best out of them and helping them excel in life. As both practitioner and academician, he intends to make peoples’ lives easier through introspection and reflection of self-behavior.

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Towards Equanimity

Disclaimer: I am - by no means - an expert in equanimity, and this article only represents the tips I have been practicing on my own. equanimity/ˌɛkwəˈnɪmɪti,ˌiːkwəˈnɪmɪti/nouncalmness and composure, especially in a difficult situation. Our life is full of problems, conflicts, and crises - be it at work, home, or in relationship. From forgetting an anniversary to homelocked in quarantine during a global pandemic, stress has surrounded our lives. In times like these, most of...

The Diagnosis Pitfall : How even experts can fall in it?

The Diagnosis Pitfall A woman - visibly in panic and grief - runs into the emergency room with her two years old daughter, who was experiencing severe stomach pains. Normally, the ER (Emergency Room) doctor & the team would have started running tests for diagnostics. However, in this particular case, the ER doctors shifted their attention from the two-year old daughter to the mother, because the mother appeared to be overly concerned and seemed like...

BRAVE for Trust

Humans are social beings, meaning we require social connection and other people to function. We have been forming different relationships with other human beings to nurture the social connection and live cohesively. And the basis for this relationship comes from one fundamental core - TRUST. Since many years, trust has been a part of research in wide array of fields - psychology, human behaviors, social neuroscience, behavioral economics, and so on. There have been numerous...

The Desire Continuum

The actions we take are the results of either conscious or sub-conscious desires deep-rooted within us. As Anthony Robbins says, "All communication is either a loving response or a cry for help", our behaviors - including our communication - are guided by our needs and desires. Some desires are met, and some remains unmet. This stretching continuum shows us our own "Desire Continuum", which could be a useful tool to build our self-awareness. When our desires are...

Reflecting back to School ECAs

Back in school, I was academically studious student, securing my seat amongst the top ten rank in a batch of sixty students. Reflecting back, I realize although I was not very erudite (I never could finish within the top three), I had keen interest in the extra curricular activities (ECA) organized by my school. I took part in almost all of the ECAs organized by the school - from debates to elocution, and from spelling...

Lazy Humans & Principle of Least Effort

Why do people just leave their partners in relationship rather than working and solving the differences? Why do people make excuses rather than taking accountability of their own works? Why do people assume things rather than communicating and comprehending? Turns out, the answer to all these human behaviors can be explained by one profound law – "The Principle of Least Effort", among other possible factors. What is Principle of Least Effort? In 2004, Zao Liu...