Career and Life Management Skills for Success

  • Bala S. Prasanna
Part of the Series in Biomedical Engineering book series (BIOMENG)

“For the lack of a nail, the shoe was lost.

For the lack of a shoe, the horse was lost.

For the lack of the horse, the message was lost.

For the lack of the message, the battle was lost.

For the lack of the battle, the war was lost.

For the lack of the war, the kingdom was lost.

All for the lack of a horseshoe nail.”

—Benjamin Franklin

“Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.”

—Vincent Van Gogh

Workplace habits and expectations have changed significantly over the last few years. Advances in technology, economic liberalization programs throughout the world, social changes, globalization, and business/customer needs, just to name a few, have made carrying the burdens of work place demands round-the-clock become the norm. While the opportunities presented in this present-day work-place environment can be anybody’s dream come true, thriving in such an environment has become more challenging than ever. You must be able to grasp the broader...


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bala S. Prasanna
    • 1
  1. 1.IBM CorporationMiddletownUSA

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