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Why do we hesitate to ask for help

“Let us ask someone for help”, exclaimed my niece as we stood perplexed in middle of the road in scorching heat. It has been already an hour of struggle for us to find our way towards our destination. I had been rehearsing all the information in my head while also trying to figure out the […]

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Letters and Landline calls

A casual conversation with a colleague drifted us back to the school and college days. We laughed remembering the details of romantic relationships of that period. While talking about the same, we realized how much has changed in terms of communication. The memory of the landline calls brought back the feelings of thrill and suspense […]

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Mixing bravery and perfection

“How difficult it is to make the guys to comply and getting work done by them in time bound manner, on the other hand the girls always tend to panic and go to the “let us correct it soon mode”; I thought to myself while preparing my team feedbacks. “This is too hard a categorization”, […]

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Failing Gracefully

The curve of life is never linear. There are moments of delight, sober days and gloomy evenings. Everyone faces their share of setbacks or failures, whatever we may choose to call them. As the moments of success test our humility, failure tests our depth and patience on self. The period of failure has the capability to […]

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Love self to love others

“We should put other’s interest above ours”; we all get to hear this cliché frequently around us. The moral yardstick measures our behavior as being selfish if we think about our wellbeing and desires. This over patronizing of the idea of being selfless and charitable drifts us away from our inner self. We get detached from our […]

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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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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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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 […]