Aamir Khans movie Dangal opens a terrific run in the box office breaking many records till date. The movie traces an inspirational journey of a father who trains his daughter to become a world class wrestler. Dangal is a tribute to Indian women portraying the strength of women in breaking down all hurdles in her run to destined goal. Likewise, the movie is definitely a booster to all professionals in IT and entrepreneurs as it is packed with inspirational stuff that take oneself to the realization that any goal however high is tangible.
Positively, this movie Dangal is released at the right time as it is time to bid adieu to 2016 and preparing to greet New Year 2017 with positive resolutions and targets, So Professionals, now its time to turn the tables and make resolutions so that we could make our destiny the product of our decisions.
The five overriding principles that could be comprehended from the movie Dangal in shaping a career of an IT professional are:
Break boundaries and think out of the box:
In the movie Aamir Khan is pictured as a wrestler unfortunate in realizing his dream of getting a gold medal. So he thought he could realize it with his son but ultimately he broke the boundaries by training his daughter in realizing his dream of getting a gold medal for India. Mostly it is a practice of a person to dwell in presupposition and conventional ways. The movie reminds a professional to think big and differently from traditional ways and means. Innovations happens when one travel along a path which is un-scaled. Firstly, when you set your goals think big and think differently breaking all conventional boundaries. A professional in IT cannot survive a life time with a unique technology, to be successful he should always be dynamic in mastering newer technologies and unlock the potentials to break the traditional boundaries of career and work space.
Be sustainable in your focus:
The movie showcases the sustainable focus of Aamir Khans over years in training his daughter to be successful. For a successful career and for a continual growth it is essential for a professional to have a 360-degree focus on the goal and remain focused till the goal is actualized. The case study on top IT companies in India like INFOSYS, WIPRO, ORACLE, MIND TREE etc reveals that they have started there sail from a small beginning, it is definitely their continual and sustainable focus on the goal made the difference. Secondly, once the goal is set irrespective of the goal duration one should sustain a 360-degree focus on the goal.
Streamline a disciplined approach:
Dedication and disciplined approach towards the goal are essential keys to unbolt success. In this movie it was the long term disciplined approach with dedication that has led Aamir Khans daughter to Success. As a professional in IT one should discipline his activities so as to ensure a growth momentum irrespective of the industrial volatility. As said by ABJ Abdul Kalam “All birds find shelter during rain. But eagle avoids rain by flying above the clouds”. Admitting this reality, for an IT professional to gear up a continual growth, one should have to discipline the technological updates in a steady pace for overcoming slow down and surviving the contingencies.
Small things make big difference:
As a girl one always thinks that physical strength and body mass will not in conformity for fight. The movie reveals it is wrong as it affirms that the strength comes from perfection in the field that you are not just gaining weight. As an IT professional the success is not a matter of chance it happens when he rely on his professional strengths and how he keep on mobilizing it in every occasion however small the learning may be.
Mirror the past as image of the future:
The future become meaningful and flawless when we review the mistakes made in the past, start working on your mistakes and clear the way to success. As a professional in IT blindfold attempt and updates will definitely turn out to be low yielding. Rate the trend and currents in the industry and fix the goals. So it is always better to learn from the past and prepare for the future for past will not make your career bitter it will only help to make it better.
So Guys, With Aamir Khans Dangal, lets enjoy, have fun make the season jovial and welcome New-year 2017 in a Dangal style….