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The Value Is In You, Not Your Resources

Whenever there is a family function, my brother and I take turns as the family photographer. I click a lot of photographs. Most of them are ordinary. There is something about the way my brother clicks the photos. The same Read more…


You Are The Architect

In a kingdom, there was a very skillful architect who spent all his adult life, creating amazing structures right from palaces, forts, to artistic mansions. He was a source of pride, and the King was very fond of him. One Read more…


Be In Control Of Your Emotions

All of us have different shades to our personalities. I have mine too. Everyone in my family, friends circle, work colleagues, know me, and see me as a calm, composed individual who is always in control of his emotions and 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…


Deploying Your Assets

All of us have three types of resources that we have at our disposal, to manage our life-Money, Time, and our Effort. Unless you have a rich uncle bequeathing cash to you, for most people, Money comes as a consequence Read more…


What Should I Work On?

A few months back, I was in an interesting discussion with one of my Mentees. We were discussing the specific aspects one should focus on for personal development. The point of debate was about what areas if worked upon, would Read more…


Stop Resisting-Start Accepting

Some days I feel like I am in an emotional roller-coaster dealing with situations that upset my balance and sense of well-being. I used to think that my emotional state was dependent on “someone” or “something.” But after distilling wisdom Read more…


Are Your Windows Clean?

A newly married couple moves into a new neighborhood. On the first day after setting up the house, the woman notices her neighbor hanging dirty laundry. ” I wonder why our neighbor is hanging dirty laundry,” she says to her Read more…


Regaining The Virtue Of Patience

When the weekend arrives, its time to go to the Supermarket for grocery shopping. This morning, I thought I would beat the lock-down rush hour by getting to the Supermarket early enough. Unfortunately, there was no early “no rush hour.” Read more…


Celebrate The Good You Have

I can only give what I have. ┬áIf I have clarity, I can give clarity to others. If I have confidence in myself, I can inspire confidence in others. If I feel abundant myself, I can transmit the feeling of Read more…