now they say, superstitions can boost one's performance...

India
June 19, 2010 5:40am CST
No--- this is not from my research. But, from a Bangalore based SILICON INDIA representation. Though one can contest and prove or disprove... All I wanted you to know is.. that there are other factors, which influence the performance of any employee. Not just the appreciation, or the monetary benefits. Not the medical and dental insurance, or the PERKS like paying the family holidays. And, definitely not the other stock options. and career promotions. it is a superstition and a belief .. that.... you are the chosen one. and the luckiest one. Just read at this link.. http://www.siliconindia.com/shownews/Superstitions_has_got_a_wide_role_in_better_performance_Study-nid-68918.html?utm_source=Subscriber&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=Weekend%20Newsletter Goodluck now! you all need it more.. for a better performance in mylot too.
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@saphrina (31740)
• South Africa
19 Jun 10
Hello my sweet. I don't think i need anything to perform better in any categorie, But it was fun to read, though TATA.
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• India
19 Jun 10
you are lucky to have a big fan-following, dear sweetie pie.. so, you can manage without being superstitious. But, for me, it is required .. sometimes, I employ paid BOOSTERS, whose job is just to encourage me, and keep talking in all praise about me and my skills.
@saphrina (31740)
• South Africa
19 Jun 10
I am sure you don't need them, my sweet. You are good as you are.
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@vandana7 (65093)
• India
20 Jun 10
She is always sure of something! And I am sure she is sure of something that is not worth being sure about!
@vandana7 (65093)
• India
19 Jun 10
I knew you could never come up with something so nice as that! Now I am superstitious, if you pay for my fare up and down Pilani, and Surajpur from Hyderabad, I will become as rich as the Queen. If that turns out to be true, I promise, I will get you one of the worst houses in Jubilee Hills - as of date. How about it?
@vandana7 (65093)
• India
19 Jun 10
Queen here refers to Queen Elizabeth!
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• Malaysia
19 Jun 10
not the Queen of Diamonds, or the Queen of Spades..?
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• India
19 Jun 10
oh. dear Vandana my love, .. I am amazed when you appreciate. I think, I am dreaming. How else would you retrack and change the offer. You offered flight to Hyderabad to Delhi, .. for me, and you promised to travel by second class general bogie, .. just to prove that you are not an OLD WOMAN. i AM happy with my small dungeon at Dr.A.S.Rao Nagar...
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@Jotomy (6354)
• India
19 Jun 10
Hi consultrainer, i didn't believe in these superstitions. I noticed most of the people believe in this, i feel all these must be psychological satisfaction.
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• India
19 Jun 10
that is a tricky situation , dear JOTOMY. this psychological satisfaction is what, some of us, believe to be GOD and the MAGIC of GOD. .. so, as I have been very careful in putting in my opening remarks of the topic,... One can neither PROVE nor DISPROVE ...
@Jotomy (6354)
• India
19 Jun 10
Yeah i agree
• Malaysia
19 Jun 10
haha...i read the article so can i have some stuff to hang around my bed so that i can perform better? can i get it from ebay?
• India
19 Jun 10
I have given that for free.. did you not get that. Talk to your courier fellow. He seems to be using the stuff for himself. and, I don't think, these motivations work with Computers... will they help you?
• Malaysia
19 Jun 10
it would when i'm surfing 'something something something dot com'...
• India
19 Jun 10
that is the trouble. It is not going to work, if it is something dot com. Try this with everything dot info ...
@sagar21 (1583)
• India
20 Jun 10
hmm..giving a new hope..even through superstitions can encourage.. so ...the superstitions were like confidence boosters... Ok...but now I think being superstitious is not bad..for some reasons..he..he.. thanks for sharing.... have a great day/night.....
• India
20 Jun 10
thanks for the greetings ... it is just over 9 am here And, I am from INDIA. .. so, I accept your wishes for a great day. I am about to go to my clinic. .. and, yes. This is a great confidence booster. Superstition or otherwise, .. i WOULD believe that I am full of luck. lols. I wish you too believe that you are the best .. and full of luck.
@Hatley (164652)
• Garden Grove, California
19 Jun 10
hi consultrainer I think it proves if you believe in a superstition to have power in your performance you will have it as its giving your mind the power of self esteem and belief in your own ability.I think when I was told I would do well in a test the idea really made me work extra hard to learn all the material.I did do well so positive thinking has somethng to do with it also. power of positive thinking and supersititions can really boost your self esteem.
• India
20 Jun 10
that is great . Dear Hatley.. what you have said about POSITIVE THINKING is to be practiced by all teachers. No student is to be called a duller. it would manifest, and the student might soon believe that he truly cannot perform. instead, if it is suggested that the student would perform beyond capacity, he would!... I have read with amazement, the book... THINK, and GROW RICH. .. did you?
@jamed28 (1909)
• Philippines
19 Jun 10
I think what really makes a good performance is the good attitude of an employee. It is just that, if an employee believes on superstitions, his/her attitude towards work is more focus and more concern. And this lead to a more useful attitude of an employee. For me this is a coincidence, and that is why this superstitions caught many believers.
• India
20 Jun 10
lols. From the books of Management theory, and personality development, I would quote that any person should be having ASK. A for attitude, S for skill and K for Killer Instinct. ... But, the research in question here in the topic did not consider doing a double-blind study .. to prove or disprove that the SUPERSTITION on LUCK.. really helped in the performance. So, i CANNOT contest your statement that it is purely coincidence. thanks for the comments.
@samafayla33 (1857)
• United States
19 Jun 10
that sounds ridculous, if we are secure in our job and what we do, why raise suspicions to get that?
• India
19 Jun 10
i have been arrogant about my capacity to rant and banter .. as a response to even one liners... but, I am sorry. i HAVE been wrong in my confidence on my skills ... I could not understand what you were expressing as a response to my opening remarks on this topic of superstitions and expectations.. can you please expand your observation? Please?
• Singapore
19 Jun 10
The Chinese believes in Fengshui, which is about positioning one's luck. Some people may try to change their luck by buying some charm items, or changing the position of furniture. For eg, it is considered bad luck for one's bed to face the door, and good luck if we sit against a wall. Some people may labelled it as superstition but for those who believed it, it really works! So how do we explain this phenomena?
• India
19 Jun 10
lols. if only you used the 8th standard common science, ... you can explain most of the phenomena, about VASTU, or FENG SHUI... it all requires a bit of analysis. Again, it is similar to UNDERLINING the word, in a big paragraph. The word is not introduced. It is already existing. All that is done by highlighting is, grabbing the attention. Wearing a CHARM or a TALISMAN, .. is like that, with LUCK.