Just Look Up !

THE BUZZARD If you put a buzzard in a cage that is 6 feet by 8 feet and is entirely open at the top,  The bird, in spite of its ability to fly, will be an absolute prisoner. The reason is that a buzzard always begins a flight from the… Read Full Post

Problem Or Opportunity ?

QUOTED FROM NAPOLEON HILL:  “If it isn’t your job to do it, perhaps it is your opportunity.” “Someone once observed that the reason we often fail to recognize opportunities is because they come disguised as problems. When a customer, a colleague, or your boss has a problem, it may create… Read Full Post

The Monkey Study

I am sure many of you would already have read this somewhere or the other, since it has been going around for quite a while. Nevertheless, it is still worth sharing, because almost all of us, at some point, do things in a particular manner, simply because “that’s how things… Read Full Post

Quality Education For Free ? Yes !!

I discovered Daphne Koller’s TED talk video quite by accident a few days ago, and thank God I did. Although I do follow TED’s website off and on, I must admit I am not a regular, and hence not familiar with all the illustrious speakers that TED has been featuring.… Read Full Post

The Dots That Dominate Us

Just a random thought… I remember watching the video of Steve Jobs speaking about “Connecting The Dots” in his speech at Stanford University. The context in which he referred to the dots was about connecting a sequence of events in hindsight. Here is what Wikipedia says about connecting the dots … Read Full Post

Fake It Till You Become It !

Am I out of my mind, making a headline statement like that ? No, I most definitely am not. And it is not even my statement, in the first place. I am simply repeating a quote from Amy Cuddy, a Social Psychologist. Amy is a professor and researcher at Harvard Business… Read Full Post

2013 – Where The Mind Is Without Fear…

The death of “Nirbhaya Damini” – the gang-rape victim has forced us to introspect. It has woken up the nation to a common cause. It has given a wake-up call to the hitherto indifferent society and has, for once, brought the country together in grief and in shame. The common… Read Full Post

Death Of A Collective Conscience

It was reported by the media that she finally lost the battle and died early this morning at the Singapore hospital where she was flown for treatment. Wrong. She did not die today. Today was just the final act of leaving the broken and shattered body. She must have died… Read Full Post

So This Is Christmas…

As we approach Christmas and head towards another new year, which is just around the corner now, I am reminded of the famous song by John Lennon – So This Is Christmas. For those who may not be familiar with the song, I am embedding the YouTube link below. So… Read Full Post

The Failed Prophecy – A Customer Service Perspective !

A disappointed customer sends the following email to the head of Customer Service at Mayan Prophecies Inc. Dear Sir, For many years now, I have been a loyal subscriber to the services and prophecies of Mayan Inc, and have been lapping them up. As a matter of fact, I have… Read Full Post

The World Has Survived !

21 December 2012. Okay. The world has survived. No more excuses. The time to make a new beginning starts NOW. It’s time to start afresh. It’s time to go follow the dream that you have been putting off. It’s time to shrug off negativity. It’s time to LIVE again. It’s… Read Full Post

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