Ganesh Chaturthi – A New Beginning

31st August, 2022 Ganesh Chaturthi is here! The religious-cultural festival  is a 10-day-long celebration of Lord Ganesha’s birth. In Hinduism, Lord Ganesha is the epitome of wisdom, remover of obstacles (Vighnaharta), symbol of happiness, master of knowledge (Vidya). In India, religious ceremonies always begin with offerings to Lord Ganesha. He holds the unique distinction of […]

Are you Afraid?

30th August, 2022 A newly married man was returning home with his wife. They were crossing a lake in a boat, when suddenly a great storm arose. The man was a warrior, but the woman became very much afraid because it seemed almost hopeless. The boat was small and the storm was really huge, and […]

‘Just Start’

29th August, 2022 “People Who Are Crazy Enough To Think They Can Change The World, Are The Ones Who Do.” A new day, a new week, Just start! JP Morgan said it beautifully, ‘The first step to getting somewhere is to decide you’re not going to stay where you are.’ Nothing happens until you move! […]

Make Peace with Yourself

28th August, 2022 By now, everybody has heard about Stefan Thomas, the guy who only gets two more guesses at his password to recover his wallet containing over $200 Million in bitcoin. New York Times reported on this last year: ‘The problem is that Mr. Thomas years ago lost the paper where he wrote down […]

Smell The Roses Along The Way

27th August, 2022 Mac Davis, the famous country singer, released an album  in 1974, “Smell the roses along the way” “Hey Mister, Where you going in such a hurry, Don’t you think it’s time you realized, There’s a whole lot more to life than work and worry. The sweetest things in life are free, And […]

‘The Go Giver’

26th August, 2022 I recently reread, ‘The Go Giver’ a wonderful book by Bob Burg & John David Mann. The learnings from the book are immense & a game changer and we have tried to incorporate the values espoused in the book in our business philosophy at our firm, Sahayak Associates. The Go-Giver is a […]

‘True Strength’

25th August, 2022 Many years ago, as a young lad, I was trying to move a heavy stone. After much huffing & puffing and all my best efforts, I couldn’t budge it. I remember my father, passing by, stopped to watch my effort. Finally he said to me, “Are you using all your strength for […]

Mistakes & Learning

24th August, 2022 One great scientist interviewed by news reporter, who asked him why he thought he was able to achieve so much more than the average person? He responded that it all came from a lesson his mother had taught him when he was a young child. He had been trying to take a […]

‘Happiness is a Choice’

23rd August, 2022 Some time ago, a building construction work was going on near our home. Lots of poor  labourers were working there and their small  children used to hold on to one another’s shirt and play “train-train”. Someone would become the engine and others would become bogies. Every day, these children used to take […]

‘The Truth About Selling’

22nd August, 2022 “I’m no good at selling!” Have you ever heard someone say that, or perhaps said it yourself? We hear it all the time. Everyone who is not in sales thinks, “I could never sell.” Truth is, most people who are in sales secretly think the same thing. There is a reason people […]