Growing out of the Box

  I have been invited by Don Bosco Publication, which reaches out to families and communities globally, to share my thoughts on the theme ‘Accompany the Youth for a Bright Future’. My previous post for the publication was focussed on how families can ensure they have a better chance of their children bringing forward the best versions of themselves, and this time around, I have decided to share some of my learnings on the topic of embracing a Growth Mindset.   I was watching a Vinod Khosla interview recently. For the uninitiated, he is amongst the bigger Indian names in...

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Saving the World in Four Views

        Lending momentum to ‘Goal 5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls’ of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals ; we have some really really incredible individuals coming together to use their talent, prowess and humour to create magic.   If you, like me, thought of yourself as a strong supporter of women rights (esp the workplace) – think again… because viewing the work put together by these incredible individuals exposes how quite a few of us have been conditioned to accept some things as ‘the...

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Goodbye, Mr. President

    I was back home yesterday night post work only around 11 PM IST and it was not until today morning that I came to know of our former President Shri A.P.J. Abdul Kalam’s demise.   As I browse through my Facebook stream filled with messages of individuals who had their fair moment of inspiration meeting, working with and learning from the Hon’ble President, I would have loved to say that I had the honor of knowing him personally, discussed his vision for India 2020 and what made him believe in it so much, along other matters that inspired him to act on his...

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