Think Different! 5 stories that have...
It was 3 am when the train stopped at Ratlam. A boy, just 8, stepped out of the train attracted by the fascinating scene outside. The train starts moving. Someone shouts. The boy is jolted out of his dreams and runs to catch the train. He catches the side bars but fails to pull himself up. He keeps running and tries again and again but fails each time. Fear and doubt creep into his mind. The train gathers speed. A critical choice faces him — give up or take a chance and keep running…
Be the change you want to see
Today is voting day in Delhi and soon in other states too. I hope all of you reading this blog have decided which party or rather which issues you will be casting your votes for and I hope even more ardently that you will actually go out and vote today.
Your 30 minutes could change our nation’s destiny so step out of your houses and get that ink on your fingernail.
Happiness at work
Just the other day, a friend and I were discussing the living cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar and his incredible feat of scoring 100 centuries (the record is unlikely to ever be broken, with the next most prolific century scorer being the retired Ricky Ponting with 71). A cricket buff himself, my friend believed Sachin’s magic ingredient has been happiness. “Look at him carefully when he is at the pitch,” he said. “He looks so happy!
The Reinvention of Vineet Nayar
Vineet Nayar walks into his new office in a pair of blue jeans and a blue-and-white check shirt. It’s a simple ground floor space in a building next to his home in Noida, east of Delhi, most unlike the swanky HCL Technologies office where he served as CEO until January. But Nayar isn’t complaining. This is the office of a philanthropic organisation, Sampark Foundation, he started with his wife, Anupama, in 2004.
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- When in a corner - speed up and don’t slow down. Get past the challenges and then find open room to manoeuver: http://t.co/heMrdkGepc
- Acknowledge your faults and build teams that are unafraid of the truth : http://t.co/heMrdkGepc
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