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Mar032006

Motivation, Passion and The Dharma of Businesses


I love business and I am eternally grateful to everyone that has helped me in my aspirations. As I have said earlier, I have gained so much from my involvement in Tibetan Buddhism. I would like to relay how my limited understanding of Buddhist philosophy and psychology influences my approach to business.


There is a common misconception that Buddhism expects one to be isolated and poor. This is not the case. Buddhism teaches us how to give up our harmful minds. As a Buddhist I have promised to live in a way that benefits all sentient beings. For a Buddhist in business, we should give up our clinging to bind ambition, lusting for power and position, aggression towards others. All these emotions cause suffering- not just in others but especially in me.


For me personally, my business must align with my passion for excellence in inspirational leadership, mentoring younger engineers, technical, and business staff. The work that inspires me improves our physical and intellectual well-being. Better roads, sewers, water treatment, computer systems, management information, decision tools have been a part of this mix.


I am motivated and passionate about belonging to an organization that supports my basic principles. These principles support and create a corporate culture of discipline, generosity, patience, enthusiasm, ethics, and faith.


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