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You Can’t Change Anyone

change anyone

All of us have that one or two folks in our lives who stress us out because of their actions. The exams are nearing, and the kid doesn’t seem to care. You want to see him focused o his studies, Read more…


Always Accept With Grace

Accept With Grace

How do we react when we receive something- This is something that has always fascinated me. When you receive a gift, a kind gesture, or an apology, how do you respond, and what do you say? Let’s take the case Read more…


Don’t Delay The Good

Don't Delay The Good

Once a wealthy merchant navigated the high seas going from one state to another when his boat got caught in a raging storm and capsized. The Merchant was marooned, holding onto a log of wood and trying not to drown. Read more…


Your Success Is In Your Progress

Success

We all want to be successful in life. When we think of success, we think of achieving wealth, influence, power, and status. The more we have these in our lives, the more successful we will feel. Earl Nightingale was one Read more…


Warren Buffet’s Mantra

Apparently, Warren Buffet, one of the richest men on the planet, was once asked, ” What is the secret to becoming rich.” Warren Buffet, it seems answered, ” First you should feel rich. Only if you feel rich, you can Read more…


How Does One Prioritize

My elder son, who is in University and who is back home with us during this COVID crisis, is running against a tight deadline for his year-end dissertation submission. He has been burning the midnight oil diligently completing the research Read more…


Be Like a Kid

It’s the weekend, and everyone in our family is busy with our respective weekend activities. To pep the spirits, I come up with a plan to go out for a Movie in the evening. My son is all excited and Read more…


What’s In Your Control?

What is within our power- Our Intentions, opinions, motivations, desires, effort. What is not within our power- How others react, their opinion of us, results. If I were an archer trying to hunt a Deer. What is in my control? Read more…


Of Chefs, Cooks and Dishwashers

If the world were a Restaurant and if one had the opportunity to pick any of the 3 jobs on offer which would it be – Chef, Cook or Dishwasher. The Dishwasher- The lowest end of the value chain. Its Read more…