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What are you resisting?

This summer, my parents joined us for the summer vacation. During the day, they’re busy either with their chores or we take them to a nearby temple. In the evening, things tend to get a bit slow. My dad isn’t in a shape that he can walk alone. We live in a society where evenings …

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What are your Limiting Beliefs? 1 of 2

My classmate Dr. Mumtaj shared this story with me and I have modified it to suit my learning from it. Once a man goes to a village and challenges the villagers to climb the tallest wall. All the villagers say that it’s impossible. A few of them come forward to try while the others behind …

What are you teaching?

Once, I was at a kids school for some event. One kid came to me and introduced himself. When I told him my name, the question he asked me has baffled me. He asked me “Does it mean you’re not from this religion? What is your religion?” I was silent for a moment and then …

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Who are you competing with?

At the start of my career, I joined a multi national organisation. On the day 1, during the induction,¬†one of the speakers walked into the room and asked us “Do you know who your competitors are?” After hearing our responses, she said “Take a moment. Look around yourself…everybody here and every other person who isn’t …

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Who’s your teacher?

September 5 is celebrated across India as “Teachers’ Day”. I fondly remember my school days when we used to do a few small things to make our teachers feel special. We made them sit down while we played the role of a teacher, create small gift articles for them, crack some jokes to make them …