26 February 2011 9 Comments

There Are Two Kinds Of People…

I was reading Daniel Pink’s blog the other day and this post grabbed my attention.

Short, simple and sweet…I am sure you will love it:

There are two kinds of people in this world…

Those who make your life easier — and those who make it harder.

Those whose presence helps you perform better — and those whose presence makes you do worse.

Those concerned about doing the work — and those concerned about getting the credit.

Those who leave you feeling up — and those who leave you feeling down.

Those who simplify — and those who complicate.

Those who listen when others are talking — and those who wait when others are talking.

Those who give — and those who take.

Those who last — and those who fade.


Which one of the above are you?


Daniel Pink has several best-selling AND mind-boggling books to his credit, “A Whole New Mind” & “Drive” besides a lot of others books and articles. Visit his awesome blog to learn more.


Dare to dream.


Follow your passion.


Have a remarkable life.


Nuruddin Abjani

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  • Fahad Khan

    Its really concise and to the point :-)

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100001829654346 Asma Khan

    We have to be blessing to others, after all, life is not all about receiving; it’s more of giving.

    • http://www.powerofthought.org Nuruddin Abjani

      You are so right, Asma.

      Keep giving, there is no bliss like giving.

      God bless you, always.


  • Wisdomfrombooks

    Good one nuruddin bhai – Thanks for sharing.
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    Appreciate if you can visit and share your ideas

    • http://www.powerofthought.org Nuruddin Abjani

      Brilliant post, Malik.

      I shared it with my friends as well.

      Keep up the brilliant work.

      God bless you, always.


  • AishaW

    i strongly believe that everyone will follow happy path if life is giving him a chance to. its not in our choice to select the better one every time.
    Nice share anyways :)

    • http://www.powerofthought.org Nuruddin Abjani

      Aisha, I dont think life gives ANYONE a chance.

      And the choice is usually: OURS. But that is how I take it. And I could be absolutely wrong!

      Happiness lies within ourselves.

      My favorite quote by Dr Wayne Dyer:
      ‘How others treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.’

      But, thanks for sharing your thoughts. I am sure a lot of people here agree with you.

      God bless you, always.


  • Nazia

    Thanks for sharing.. loving it! :)

    • http://www.powerofthought.org Nuruddin Abjani

      Thanks Nazia.

      Keep inspiring, keep ‘turning’.

      God bless you, always.


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