Homeschooling is another option for education. There are a lot of reasons for this. One is because their children get the individualized education that the parents want them to. The education is totally geared around the child and will work towards their strengths and help them with their weaknesses. The parents get to spend a … Continue reading Homeschooling: The New Age Learning Tool
I am blogging since 2017. The experience was quite bad in the beginning but today, people from 120 countries are reading me. Blogging has been a joyful experience and I have my own little reasons to blog. I have heard blogging referred to a couple of times as a mixture between an art and a science. If this … Continue reading Formula For A Successful Blog
Can you forget this? I am sure not! I have gone straight back in the 1990s when I used to chew this all day long. My parents and teachers were mad at me for doing this. This gum was a rage in India in those days. Youth across the country was chewing this gum. It … Continue reading This Gum Hold The Pieces Of My Past
I don't know how does it work abroad but in India blood relation plays an important role in daily life. People are crazy about it! Parents have expectation from their children because they're their own blood. Children also help blood relatives more. As a common practice, if you ask for some help for a friend … Continue reading Family Isn’t About Blood
No relationship is perfect. Every relationship has its ups and downs. You’re both accumulating experiences. Some of these experiences will change you and also make you realize the importance of another person in your life. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e2i3uwI0dz8&t=16s
The savings habit of Indians in a risk-free investment model is a product of the family system. Gold is one of the favorite investment models of Indians. It's no wonder then that India is one of the largest consumers of the yellow metal in the world. Since childhood, my parents used to tell me stories about … Continue reading Gold: Friend For A Lifetime
Mumbai may be the commercial capital of the country, but it doesn’t just draw business travelers. Hordes of tourists flock to this city to marvel at its skyscrapers and admire its magnificent historic monuments. Mumbai has a lot to offer, beyond the usual tourist attractions, so the next time you are in the city, dig … Continue reading 42 Underrated Attractions Of Mumbai
As a general belief, the family seems to be a bond that we shouldn’t break but once in a while, it may be required for your own benefit and peace, to keep a distance from a specific relative. What is a family? In just a few words, the family defines us. It's a significant part … Continue reading Don’t Be Afraid To Cut Toxic Family Members Out From Your Life
A recent Facebook post from my friend Archis caught my attention. His brother Mayank Bhagwat has done something innovative for Ganesh Festival 2018. He has given a heart touching message about organ donation and how it can save multiple lives. For those who don't know what this festival is, it's a 10-day Hindu festival celebrated across India dedicated … Continue reading Mumbai Man Spreads Lord Ganesha’s Message For Organ Donation
Why is color such a powerful force in our lives? What effects can it have on our bodies and minds? While perceptions of color are somewhat subjective, there are some color effects that have universal meaning. Colors in the red area of the color spectrum are known as warm colors and include red, orange, and … Continue reading How Do You Create Different Emotions And Mood Based On Color?
Ganesh Festival is one of the biggest festivals of India. It's a Hindu festival that reveres Lord Ganesha—fondly called Bappa. However, there is more to the LORD OF BEGINNINGS and DESTROYER OF OBSTACLES than intelligence and power. His legends offer lessons in compassion, gratitude, duty, righteousness, kindness, and forgiveness. Through the video, see what happens when a cup of tea … Continue reading Bappa Is Here To Give A Deep Message
Everyone has to feel the heat of a heartbreak at least once in a lifetime. It's a tough time and each of us has their own ways to deal with it. Alcohol or drugs are the most common companions but music can really be helpful. In this blog post, I want to share some songs … Continue reading Top 10 Sad Songs For Your Heartbreak
जब धड़कने रुक जाए, होश उड जाए, पसीने छुट जाए, शरीर कांप जाए, खून सूख जाए, चैन खो जाए, इज्ज़त के कचरा हो जाए, आँख से समुंदर आ जाए, रग-रग में करंट दौड़ जाये, खून खौल जाए, भूखे भेडिये नज़र आये, क़त्ल करने का मन बन जाए, कोई उम्मीद नज़र ना आये, इंसानियत से भरोसा … Continue reading दादर
The first thing is to recognize that introversion is not a disorder that requires some kind of treatment. Understand and accept that being an introvert is a personality trait. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wxLgftqS_7M
Life isn’t ending. Every day you wake up and there is a new day with new people waiting for you to have new experiences. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nUiUhQsm4MA
It’s estimated that one in four or five of us will experience some mental health problems in our lifetime. Mental health disorders are among the main causes of disease and disability in the world. Although treatments are available for many mental health problems, almost two-thirds of sufferers never seek help from a health professional. In … Continue reading A Digital Platform For Mental Health And Wellness
The world is a book and he who doesn’t travel only reads one page. This popular quote—from I don't know who—always ignites my heart. It makes me think again and again. As a child, I used to dream of traveling to far away places. I had this plastic globe kept in a corner of my … Continue reading Lessons From The Indian Globetrotter
चारों और खबर है | कम हुआ इंसानी सब्र है | लोग लड़ रहे है, मर रहे है | हिंदु-मुस्लिम भीड़ रहे है | बच्चे बिगड़ रहे है | मुझे क्या ? मेरा किसी से रिश्ता नहीं | मेरा कोई नहीं | मेरा सिर्फ मैं हूँ | देश में आग लगी है | शराफ़त भाग … Continue reading मेरा सिर्फ मैं हूँ
You have your job interview scheduled—congratulations! Now it’s time to prepare, and I've some tips for you. Below, I provide an overview of how to succeed in an interview along with a brief discussion surrounding each point. Do your research before you fill out an application: Many companies will conduct telephone screening calls on applicants, this … Continue reading Top Tips To Excel An Interview
If you're living in one of the developing countries or not so developed countries, this might be a fresh new concept for you. Is it? I don't know about you but I came to know about it in 2013. I was doing some soul-searching in a hermitage when some people from developed foreign countries told … Continue reading Time-Banks Of The USA And The UK
Don’t let social media suck you into the swirl of fake life. Focus on where you’re in the real world. We need to make better choices the way we use social media. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H2EMfQ1BkGA
Don’t let speed get in the way of good learning. Fast does not always equal smart, and slow doesn’t necessarily mean stupid; it all comes down to how you learn best. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XMvrDXSU4UU&t=15s
I don't think any music lover would need the introduction of Jagit Singh and Chitra Singh. This duo was the most popular duo in the 70s-80s in the world of non-film music; especially ghazal. Jagjit Singh is the man who simplified and popularized this genre of music. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=__uS4BJ9MK8 I don't know of any family who didn't … Continue reading Ghazal, Fame And Tragedy
Even though India is one of the most rapidly developing countries, the situation of women in the country is no so good. The social structure, although rapidly changing, is patriarchal in most part of the country. It's widely known that a particular gender is preferred over the other; in most sections of the society. I have observed … Continue reading Why Are We Calling Our Daughters Beta?
2005 came as a major blow to an entire industry in the sin-city of India—Mumbai. The state government banned dance bars in the city. However, in 2015, by public demand and dance-bar owners, the ban was partially removed. The dancers, some of whom once earned six-figure sums every month and led lavish lifestyles, became domestic … Continue reading The Legend Of The Mumbai DANCE-BARS
Fear of not being liked by others rules much in today’s life. The constant pressure to meet appearance standards set by society favors dissatisfaction with self-image. It can develop disordered eating habits, depression, and anxiety, all of which can continue to develop throughout adulthood. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0PkOOe-AIXY
First, my dear friend, listen to this beautiful song. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GibiNy4d4gc Whenever I listen to this song, I think about MTNL that is the biggest public telecommunications service, provider. The company had a monopoly in Mumbai and New Delhi until 1992 when the telecom sector was opened to other service providers. Those were the days. Flashback! I remember getting a … Continue reading The Circle Of Life
The title line was given to me by my friend Martin in 2009 while I was studying wildlife filmmaking in South Africa. It has touched me so much that I keep using it and giving it to others. I said the same line to the HR head when I left my job at the animation … Continue reading There’s Always A Time To Lead And A Time To Leave
This year, many parts of India are severely affected by floods. But if you observe closely, every year the story is almost the same. Across the globe, countries are facing natural calamities; especially flood. Flood is an overflow of a huge amount of water covering large areas causing destruction at the places affected. Many regions … Continue reading Nature Is Screaming, Are You Listening?
Percy, Pearl, Monaaz, Tinaaz, Zarin, Behram, Khusham, Minoo, Dinaz, Golom, Meher, Shireen, Natasha Delna, Oorvazi, Nainaz, Zubin, Kaizad, Yezdi, Dinyar, Arish and all such names are ringing in my head since morning! Why? Today is Persian new year. As I raised my hands to wish my Parsi friends, on social media, I had a better … Continue reading Arey Dikra, Let’s PARSI!
No. There are several reasons for this. The Buddha, like modern sociologists and psychologists, believed that religious ideas and especially the god-idea have their origin in fear. Gripped by fear men go to the sacred mountains, sacred groves, sacred trees, and shrines. Primitive humans found themselves in a dangerous and hostile world, the fear of wild … Continue reading Do Buddhist Believe In God?
They gave their tomorrow for our today. Our army is on duty round the clock to protect and serve us. Nothing can repay them but a little bit of gratitude its good for payback. With this spirit, we made hundreds of THANK YOU cards for our brave soldiers with the support of friends and SOMEONE … Continue reading On 72nd Independence Day, We Made THANK YOU Cards For Indian Army
I believe in India because we have great dreams, and because we have the opportunity to make those dreams come true. 72nd independence celebration in India—the onus is upon us to create the life, the nation, and the future we want for ourselves. https://www.facebook.com/someonesomewhereforyou/videos/868150500040149/
How many times in life have you heard your heart? How many times have you followed it? How many of us have a bucket list in life? How many of us tick the done ones? I guess, for most of us, the number is short. There are various reasons for not listening and following the heart. Each … Continue reading The YOLO Ambassador
तो क्या हुआ ? बस इतना ही ना ? कोई नहीं होगा, हम-तुम अकेले जी लेंगे | बस इतना ही ना ? आँगन में फूल कहाँ है ? घर पे आँगन कहाँ है ? पर घर ही कहाँ है ? घर के आभास से फ़िलहाल जी लेंगे | बस इतना ही ना ? अपने आप … Continue reading बस इतना ही ना ?
When I first met my friend Sanjeev Das, I couldn't believe that he came from a place that I used to hear every day on the radio; as a child. I have never trusted him until one fone day he showed me a picture of a shop that had the address of the place on … Continue reading The Legend Of JHUMRI TELAIYA
A common source of confusion when labeling generations are their age. Generational cohorts are defined—loosely—by birth year, not current age. The reason is simple—as people age, they change life stages. For example, a member of Generation X who turned 18 in 1998 would now be nearly 40. In that time, he or she cares about vastly … Continue reading Which Generation Are You?
With the 42nd amendment of the Constitution of India enacted in 1976, the Preamble to the Constitution asserted that India is a secular nation. However, neither India's constitution nor its laws define the relationship between religion and state. To add to this confusion, people have distorted the meaning of the word religion itself. If the real essence is understood, religion can be a useful … Continue reading Do Muslims Really Do The Opposite Of Hindus?
If one's life is simple, contentment has to come. Simplicity is extremely important for happiness. Having few desires, feeling satisfied with what you have, is very vital—satisfaction with just enough food, clothing, and shelter to protect yourself from the elements. Living a minimalist life can you wings. Your baggage is less so you can fly … Continue reading How Minimalist Lifestyle Brought Me Freedom and Joy
I was born in 1979 and went to convent school in Mumbai. I loved poems and stories, and my teachers and parents found that it was a better way to teach me stuff. Singing nursery rhymes and songs to children, as young as babies, can help develop their language and communication skills from an early age. In junior … Continue reading The Generation X Grew Up Listening To Her Nursery Rhymes
रात काली है | ख़ुदा ! ख़ुदा ! ख़ुदा ! ज़िंदगी गाली है | आग में दिल है | यार ! यार ! यार ! दर्द में दिल है | कुछ तारीखें मैंने अब तक संभाल के रखीं है | अपनी चीखें मैंने अब तक संभाल के रखीं है | तब चुप रहा | चुप … Continue reading अपनी चीखें मैंने अब तक संभाल के रखीं है
कर्मण्येवाधिकारस्ते मा फलेषु कदाचन | मा कर्मफलहेतुर्भूर्मा ते सङ्गोऽस्त्वकर्मणि | This is an extremely popular verse of the Bhagavad Gita, so much so that even most school children in India are familiar with it. It's the 47th verse of the second chapter. But what does it really mean? It offers deep insight into the proper spirit … Continue reading Do Your Duty, But Don’t Concern Yourself With The Results
I am good at story-telling and hence, my wife always advised me to start a blog but I didn’t do it. I only started a blog as late as 2017 and it has been a wonderful journey. I have written a blog post almost every day. I really enjoy writing. It’s a beautiful way to … Continue reading Sharing Gratitude With My 500 Followers!
Alright, so here I am with my latest blog post and this time I am going to talk about my city—the city that never sleeps, the city of dreams and the city of magic. Mumbai. People living in the past glory still prefer to call it Bombay. This was the name given by the colonial … Continue reading Gift Yourself A Magical Heritage Tour Of Mumbai
Varanasi—the spiritual city of India—can be a shock to the first-time visitor. Crowded and noisy, slow traffic, beggars and vagabonds, meandering bulls and cows, overarching religiousness, wholesale dead bodies, cremations etc. But then, it’s not easy to grab the essence of one of the world’s oldest living cities. Hindu scriptures call the city, the abode of … Continue reading The Ghats Of Holy Varansi
I was on a no-money walking pilgrimage—with one of my spiritual mentors—in 2014. The was about experiencing the GUEST IS GOD philosophy of our land. It was also about letting off the false ego and live on the mercy of strangers. It was a mad experiment. I keep doing this. We would walk for hours … Continue reading This Village Isn’t On The Map Of India
Is it hard to find our life purpose? There is no limit on the number of people whom we could help, or inspire, or support. There are many reasons why you may need to know your life purpose that also leads to a truly happy and meaningful life. But if you want to change all that and find your life … Continue reading 11 Simple Ways To Find Your Life Purpose
It's 2018, and some days ago I found my grandfather's book when I was cleaning my closet. The book was always with me after my parents died but I didn't pay much attention to what was written in it, until yesterday. The content had some technical notes but on the end, there were pages written … Continue reading I Am Learning My Genesis Through My Grandfather’s Book
It's evening time. The sounds of honking, curses, and Hindi film songs from the 1990s decorate the ambiance. Women—of all ages—are posing in front of matchbox-sized shanties. Frustrated, angry, hungry and evil men are ogling these women. Police vans are taking rounds. The local beer bar is overcrowded. Few men with a filthy look in the … Continue reading Ever Wondered What It’s Like Inside A Brothel?
I might be or not be around, but the world will remember me. I am not a date, that can't come back again. Don't keep in your eyes, I am expendable. I am not a tear, that can't come back again. And, my love, call me. Call me with love. Whenever you wish. I am not … Continue reading I Can Come Back Again
कितना बड़ा ज़ख्म दिया गहरा | ये ज़मीन खा गयी यार मेरा | वक़्त की कितनी बद्सलुखी है | ये ज़मीन कितनी भूखी है | ना जाने कितने थे वो कलंदर, सबको ले लिया अपने सीने के अंदर | इसकी अदा कितनी रूखी है | ये ज़मीन कितनी भूखी है | अब नाजाने किसकी बारी … Continue reading ये ज़मीन कितनी भूखी है
I am fascinated to travel to the tribal areas of India. There are many tribal belts in India but the belt that excites me is the most is the north-east belt. It's not crowded by tourism, the people are lovely and it has scenic landscapes. One such state in India is Nagaland. Hidden under the bosom of … Continue reading Into The Land Of The NAGAS
During my 4-year long sabbatical, I got an opportunity to serve in a hospice. These moments were some of the most profound and meaningful of my life. I sat beside dying men and women as they tried to make peace with their time spent on this planet. Although each person’s life story was unique, certain regrets … Continue reading 10 Most Common Regrets In Life
I was doing a lot of soul-searching from 2013-2017. I was a self-exploration journey and learned a great deal about a lot of good virtues of life; including thanksgiving and sharing. I liked the idea and wanted to share something for each friend on his or her birthday. I was on a complete no money-diet and … Continue reading I Give Timeless Gifts To My Friends, Their Personal Blog Post
I was born in 1979. I am fortunate to have witnessed several technological breakthroughs in life—color TV, VCR, walkman, cassette players, telephone, pager, desktop computers, mobile phone etc. Then came the 21st century and internet turned it around for us in India. As a child, I used to write letters to my penpals across India … Continue reading Get Ready For A Tech Revolution called POP
It was the winter of 2000 and I had just started my career in a popular post-production film studio in Mumbai. I was 21; was heartbroken, messed up and had scars of a fresh separation from my beloved. I used to listen to this sad Hindi song, like 1,000 times in a day. I made … Continue reading The Most Free-Spirited And Jovial Woman of BOLLYWOOD
Happy FRIDAY! It's a lovely day as it's also the foundation of a weekend. I like to call it TRYDAY. This is the day to try, at least start to. Just want to share a reflection from my journey of what I call my experiments with truth, time and money. When I started my inner … Continue reading Turn Your FRIDAY Into A TRYDAY
In 2013, this image from the internet ripped away my heart. I was unhappy. I had been complaining and comparing all my life but after seeing this, I had to introspect a lot. I found that social comparison is one of the main culprits that was taking away my happiness. But can we distance ourselves … Continue reading Comparision Is The Thief Of Joy
Recently, I got an opportunity to guide a bright student at our community learning center in Mumbai. A lot of school students get mentored here for various subjects. There was this particular girl who was quite confused on choosing her study field in college. She got 90+ marks in science and mathematics, and everyone is … Continue reading Good Marks In A Subject Doesn’t Mean An Interest In It
I had an interesting conversation with an old man who was helping me to find an address. He was keen to find out my caste. कहाँ के रहने वाले हो ? भारत । भारत के तो नहीं लगते। ये तेज, ये स्टाइल तो भारत का नहीं लगता । ना जी । यही का हूँ—मुंबई का … Continue reading In Conversation With—An Old Man
A combination of science and ancient wisdom say YES. Our happiness level is a result of a complex interaction of genes, behaviors, and what’s going on in our lives at a specific moment in time. And while each of us has a genetic set point for happiness in the way we do for weight, we … Continue reading Can We Train Ourselves To Become Happier?
With time, I have changed a lot. The search, the discovery, the thinking pattern, the conditioning, the wishlist, everything has changed. Even my questions have changed. Previously, if I met anyone, I would ask questions related to material achievements and self-gratification. Today, I ask ARE YOU HAPPY? ARE YOU LOVING YOURSELF? DID YOU DO AN … Continue reading My Questions Have Changed With Time
The one who loved me, Couldn’t get me. The one I loved, Didn’t come to me. Life couldn’t encourage me. Life couldn’t decide. A night that ate an entire day, Don’t know where did it come from? It turned a lush garden into a desert. There couldn’t be any nest anymore. Life couldn’t encourage me. … Continue reading Life Couldn’t Decide
In addition to happiness and love, we all want more time and money. However intriguing new studies by Zoe Chance of Harvard Business School shows that, when we do compassion, our sense of time expands; and when we give money away, our sense of abundance and wealth also increases. Anyone who has ever engaged in … Continue reading Compassion Gives You Money And Time
Ghazal is a form of poetry. It's my favorite and I remember listening to this poetry form since my childhood; thanks to my father. A ghazal may be understood as a poetic expression of both the pain of loss or separation and the beauty of love; in spite of that pain. But a ghazal has several … Continue reading The Neverending Ghazal Wave Of India
Recently, I was at FTII where I was invited to share my knowledge of computer graphics. I had a batch of 10 students. I usually, visit the institute 2-3 times a year and we have a different batch every time. This time the batch was quite challenging. There was an ex-serviceman from Indian Navy and … Continue reading The Jilted Generation Needs Our Support
HORN OK PLEASE is a phrase commonly painted on commercial vehicles like trucks, in India. The purpose of the phrase is to alert a driver of a vehicle approaching from behind to sound the horn in case they wish to overtake. But unfortunately, no one knows the real meaning behind it and drivers keep painting it … Continue reading What Does HORN OK PLEASE Mean?
Happiness is not a path but a destination. It's the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, simplicity, forgiveness, compassion, kindness, and gratitude. I believe strongly in the above quote. I got really interested in the subject of true and everlasting happiness that I went on a 4-year long sabbatical to explore all about … Continue reading I Give Away 1,000 THANK YOU Cards Every Year!
We live in a world based on based on achievement and competition. Many times, we're looked upon as weak for being too nice. We become cynical, pessimistic, and hard. Thinking that it is the only way to survive. What we do not realize is that we are shaping ourselves into something that is not us. … Continue reading The Power Of Kindness
The Bhagavad Gita is one of the most ancient religious scriptures of the world and it provides a scope for deep thinking and perspective of life. What is the purpose of our life? What do we want to achieve? What is it that we crave for? It's happiness. We may be keen on performing certain … Continue reading What Does Bhagavad Gita Say About Happiness?
Recently, I visited a friend and his little daughter drew me. I am so thrilled at this drawing. It's really interesting how little children visualize the world. They depict the reality better than anyone else. Drawing is so important for children. From drawing a stick figure to putting splashes of color from the paint on … Continue reading Inspire Your Child To Draw
With a scarcity mindset, you believe that everything is limited. Time is limited. Money is limited. Love is limited. This causes you to worry about the future. You’re consciously or unconsciously more concerned with what might go wrong than with what could go right. You make fear-based decisions. You’re afraid of missing out. You’re afraid … Continue reading It’s All About The Right Mindset
Are you a person who gets inspiring ideas every day? Do you wake up, stimulated with such thoughts, only to end up feeling sore as the day ends because you failed to act on these bright morning ideas? Then welcome to the world of multipotentiality, a word I first encountered when I heard a TED … Continue reading Some Of Us Don’t Have A True Calling. Are You The One?
सुना है के आपने फाड़ दी | एक मिसाल, बेमिसाल गाड़ दी | सब फ़कीरों की निकल पड़ी, ज़रा सी जो आपने जेब झाड दी | अब कोई नहीं होगा ग़म में, आपने ग़म की जड़ उखाड़ दी | कोई ना बचा पुरे मोहल्ले में अजब, आपने तो सारी लड़कियां ताड़ दी |
I consider myself an amateur when it comes to current affairs and understanding of life but in the capacity of a student of psychology and an emotional wellness volunteer, I can see what most of us are missing; in the storm of ranting, blaming and sobbing. This piece of writing is my perspective and no … Continue reading The Psychology Of Crime
These three are one of my favorite innovators of all time. They did something that no one did before. From screen left, you can see Edwin Catmull, Steve Jobs and John Lasseter in one frame—an epic. These three are the pioneers of 3D animation in the world. Together, they used computer technology to create stories … Continue reading 3 Legends Who Changed The World Using Technology And Storytelling
From the moment I saw this picture on the Twitter account of HH Dalai Lama, I am lost in the world of unlimited joy. This is a classic frame—both masters in one. HH Dalai Lama is a reservoir of compassion, peace, and unlimited happiness, while Sachin Tendulkar brings a smile, joy, and sense of pride … Continue reading Union Of The Masters
I had an interesting conversation with a man who was helping me to find an address. He was keen to find out my caste. कहाँ के रहने वाले हो ? भारत । भारत के तो नहीं लगते। ये तेज, ये स्टाइल तो भारत का नहीं लगता । ना जी । यही का हूँ—मुंबई का । … Continue reading जाति कौनसी है ?
I am blogging since 2017. The experience was quite bad in the beginning but today, people from 120 countries are reading me. Blogging has been a joyful experience and I have my own little reasons to blog. My experience as a blogger wouldn’t have been so wonderful if you, as a community, weren’t so supportive. I … Continue reading Tips To Grow Your Blog
If you ask people on the street about their definition of success, you’ll most likely receive different answers. For some, being successful in life is associated with having a lot of money. Some define success through the level of power and control they can exert over others. For some, success is about living the dream, … Continue reading Successful Life Quotes From Wise People
Father was born in Chiniot and spent his early childhood in Lahore. After the partition, he came to Delhi, and eventually to Mumbai, where I was born. All my life I heard his childhood stories from Lahore. He would tell me about his kothi, the games he played, the vendors that came during the day, … Continue reading The Lahore Connection
Here I am. After a long walk, too long. It seemed almost impossible. but I made it. There was less hope, but I did it. I was lost. I was lost in my own labyrinth, of ignorance and lust. Lost in hope, and dust. Little pieces of time, have put me together. I found the … Continue reading Here I Am
Ratan Tata—the name itself inspires thousands of lives. The legendary businessman, investor, and philanthropist is a boon to India. These 5 quotes from him could change the perspective of how we look at our lives. Take the stones that people throw at you to build a monument. Ups and Downs in life are very important … Continue reading 5 Quotes From Ratan Tata That Will Change Your Thoughts About Life
While we have no dearth of entrepreneurs, we have to develop further on managerial cadres. We have excellent managerial talent, but it's not available in the numbers that are required. This is an area where we have to concentrate and work on. We have seen times without number that enterprising Indians have put up industries, … Continue reading Aditya Birla On Need For More Executives
दया की परिभाषा क्या है ? अधिकतर लोग ये कहते है दयालु होना यानि दूसरों के लिए कुछ अच्छा करना | कुछ ये भी कहते है के दयालु होना यानी खुद पर दया करना होता है | क्या दयालु होना मुश्किल है ? जी नहीं | आसान है | दया क्या है ? मैत्री, सज्जनता, … Continue reading दया की शक्ति
How do you define kindness? Most people would intuitively answer that being kind means doing nice things for other people. Others might add that kindness includes being kind to oneself. Is it difficult to be kind? No. It is easy. It's so easy that sometimes we do not realize how simple it can be. What … Continue reading The Power Of Little Acts Of Kindness
Indian industry has come of age. This has been possible because of its entrepreneurs. I have the experience of working in eight countries and I find that as far as entrepreneurship goes, we Indians are second to none—in number or in quality. This is something that India can really be proud of. However, we have … Continue reading Aditya Birla On Entrepreneurship
I have often been asked whether management is a science or an art. I do not know what the textbooks say. My own perception is that at the basic roots, management is a science. If one is inducted as an accounts assistant, one doesn't have to practice an art. He has to follow a science. … Continue reading Aditya Birla On Management: Art Or Science?
For any enterprise, the foundation should be solid. For this, when putting up projects, three very important areas need to be fully taken care of: firstly, to adopt the best know-how that is available in the world; secondly, buy the best equipment. Do not compromise on the quality of the equipment for marginal extra costs. … Continue reading Aditya Birla On Project Management
Quality is extremely important in the competitive environment of a shrinking world. Myopic managers not conscious of quality will lose in a world without frontiers. If you are quality conscious, you actually cut down on your cost of production and marketing. The notion that to maintain your quality, your costs go up is totally wrong. … Continue reading Aditya Birla On Quality
In the productivity of machines, I have found that there is always room for improvement. What is lacking is the will, the vision and the commitment to exploit the machines to get the best out of them. We build most of the times our own mental barriers, which are the most difficult to overcome, then … Continue reading Aditya Birla On Productivity: Machines
Constant efforts have to be put in for improving the productivity of men and machines, all the time. We have to improve on our existing systems, however good they may be. The norms that are excellent today will become outdated tomorrow. What seems un-achievable today, becomes a matter of fact tomorrow and the day after … Continue reading Aditya Birla On Productivity: Men
Innovation is both challenging and rewarding and essential for excellence in management. I have learned that a corporation has to face new challenges all the time. We have to keep changing strategies, goals, and our approach to meet the changing scenario constantly. For instance, environment and ecology were unknown words till a decade back. Today, … Continue reading Aditya Birla On Innovation
Good leadership is one of the very important factors for success. Gone are the days, when the boss was automatically the leader, and the cardinal rules while dealing with the boss were: Rule No. 1—The Boss is always right and Rule No. 2—If the Boss is wrong, refer to Rule No. 1! I have found … Continue reading Aditya Birla On Leadership
Ecstasy is often called the love pill because it heightens perceptions of color and sound and supposedly amplifies sensations when one touches or caresses another, particularly during sex. Blue Dolphin. White Mercedes. Green Star. Purple Transformer. White Rolex. These are just some of the names of these pills. But these pills often contains hallucinogens, which … Continue reading Never Touch LOVE PILLS Unless You Really Want To Get High
To my smoker friends, can you pretty please never again throw your cigarette butts on the street or down the drain? They are not biodegradable and are one of the biggest items of litter worldwide. Check out LeoNotHappy for more information.
Striving toward happiness is our very nature. But that doesn't mean you won't experience sorrow. In fact, sorrow is an important part of your pursuit of true and everlasting happiness. If you live life, sorrow will occur. The more you live, the more you love, and the more deeply you live and love, the greater … Continue reading Learn To Live With Sorrow, It’s A Gift
I love you. The most powerful word in the universe. The supreme mantra. We talk about it endlessly. We argue over when to say it, how to say it and if it was too early to say it. Love is not just assigned to one other human. Your love isn't just for the missing piece … Continue reading You Should Be Saying ILU To More People, More Often
A key aspect of coaching is that over time you start seeing your situation differently and become aware of how your thought patterns are responsible for you being in the place you are. New ways of being, new ways of thinking will open up new possibilities for action. And for action to be consistent accountability … Continue reading Why Coaching Works?
If you don't know, I am also a part-time coach. I love sharing whatever little I have and you can check what all I coach from the coaching section of this blog. My coaching session is based on pay-what-you-want pricing strategy. It’s a pricing strategy where a participant pays a desired amount for a given commodity, including zero. Giving … Continue reading Why I Love The PAY-WHAT-YOU-WANT Idea?