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Practice for Perfection

On the first day of class, Jerry Uelsmann, a professor at the University of Florida, divided his film photography students into two groups. Everyone on the left side of the classroom, he explained, would be in the “quantity” group. They would be graded solely on the amount of work they produced. On the final day of […]

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Dialog

We Need Everyone

“What is your biggest asset?”, if we ask any team lead this question; their answer almost unanimously is “a strong team”. When we divulge bit deeper into the answer and try and understand what this strong team is all about, roughly it is defined as something like this. A team that has excellent, meticulous performers […]

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Books

Small Good Vs Small Bad: Take away from Atomic Habits Part 1

Imagine you are flying from Los Angeles to New York City. If a pilot leaving from LAX adjusts the heading just 3.5 degrees south, you will land in Washington D.C., instead of New York. Such a small change is barely noticeable at the takeoff- the nose of the plane just moves a few feet – […]

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Dialog

Why Hasten to Judge

“What fun is it to sit on sideways in such dust and heat”, blurted my husband as we passed by two pretty girls dressed up and sitting on rickety chairs on the roadside. The road was dusty, and it was indeed a hot afternoon hour. “What makes you think, it is their choice to sit […]

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Knower or Learner

“I know it”; this is a very generously used phrase. We claim to know almost anything and everything ranging from results of a sports tournament, fall of a government, decision made by someone after lot of thinking. Though mostly this phrase lacks sincerity and seriousness; it tells something significant about our chances of learning and […]

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Speed Check

We have all read or heard the story of “The Hare and Tortoise” at some point in life in one or other language. Hence, we all must know the moral that this story offers. “Slow and Steady wins the race”. Irony is this story is taught or read to us in childhood. By the time […]

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Poems

Thank You Teacher

Your face is my soothing balmIn times of distress it makes me calm Your hands are my guiding batonThey hold me when my confidence is shaken You have been my dictionary of life lessonsWith you around my worry lessens Your ways have taught me muchWords are not always needed as such Your recognition encourages and […]

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The way we LEAD

Last week was quite emotional for cricket fans especially Indian Cricket fans; as MS Dhoni announced his decision of retirement from all forms of cricket. Retirement is an event in waiting and is part of a sportsman’s career. The clock starts backward from the day you start playing. Great players and their feats are always […]