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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 […]

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Hard or Soft

“Mom, how many more do you plan to accumulate? Do you think it is manageable to have so many hard copies? It is so bulky and cumbersome task, better to shift to digital.”, my thought train around the newly arranged bookshelf was obstructed by these words. He was exasperated to see that I can amass […]

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Matters of Discipline

The word discipline always rings the attention alarm in our memory. Discipline is supposed to take care of the orderliness in the word. Along with this another significant attribute that is associated with discipline is its application to the outside. When we read discipline in our personal context we correlate it with the demeanor which […]

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Everyone has their own battles

Listening to the TED talk “12 things l learned from life and writing” by Anne Lamott has always been a great experience. Whenever I listen to it, it gives me a chance to giggle and also ponder. The entire 15 mins talk touches many aspects of life and offers you the checklist to look around. […]

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Resonating Reasons

Ralph Waldo Emerson and his son once were struggling to get a calf into the barn. Both father and son were exhausted, pulling and pushing. A little girl was passing by. She put her little finger into the calf’s mouth, allowing it to suck, and the calf lovingly followed her to the barn.The above story […]

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Quest for Acceptance

In her Ted Talk “When do kids start to care about other people’s opinion?” psychologist Sara Valencia Botto speaks about her study done on children to get the answer to her question. Remarkably the results of her study are something that we all will find astonishing. The study found that kids as early as in […]