‘Good Deeds’

16th September, 2022 The year was 1892 at Stanford University. A young, 18 year old student was struggling to pay his fees. He was an orphan, and not knowing where to turn for money, he came up with a bright idea. A friend and he decided to host a musical concert on campus to raise […]

JUST DROPS

15th September, 2022 Recently, when I was going to bed after using my bathroom, I started hearing sound of drops of water from the tap in slow successions, but since it was dropping into an empty bucket and I was feeling too lazy, I decided to let it be. But, alas! When I woke up […]

A Homeless Man with a Big Heart

08th September, 2022 Riceman, a YouTuber who does social experiments and pranks, did an experiment in which he told people his brother was missing to see how they would react. The reaction of one homeless man showed him how generous a person — even with little means — can be. The man was standing on […]

Why The World Needs You to Persist?

06th September, 2022 “Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine and at last you shall create what you will. Please do not judge the timing of your life against what’s unfolding for others. Your journey […]

‘His Hand is bigger’

18th August, 2022 A little boy and his father visited the country store, and upon leaving the store, the owner of the store offered the little boy some free Sweets.  “Get a hand full of Sweets”, the merchant said to the boy. The boy just stood there looking up at his father. The owner repeated […]

‘Kindness’

13th August, 2022 You tell people to be kind, and the most common reply is, “what difference will my small act of kindness make in this cruel & unkind world.” I am reminded of the famous William Penn quote” “I expect to pass through life but once. If therefore, there be any kindness I can […]

‘Normalization of Deviance’

03rd August, 2022 Dr. Diane Vaughan of Columbia University coined the term “normalization of deviance” in her analysis of the Challenger space shuttle disaster. In her book, she explains that “normalization of deviance” is the process by which deviance from correct or proper behavior becomes normalized in a corporate culture. On January 28, 1986, six […]

‘Be Grateful’

02nd August, 2022 Lewis Howes, in his book ‘The School of Greatness’ talks about creating a grateful mindset which he calls an ‘Attitude of Gratitude’.  He goes on to say that ‘Life is better if you develop an attitude of gratitude’. I just love this line, which comes from a quote by Melodie Beattie: “Gratitude […]

‘The Communal Wine’

19th July, 2022 There was once a tribal group living deep in jungle with a very wise elder as their leader. He as leader not only led his people well but could often be seen giving meaningful guidance  to the people. One beautiful day, he gathered all the heads of the families. They were all […]

Service to Mankind is Service to God

05th July, 2022 To serve God is to serve others and is the greatest form of charity. The gist of all worship is to be pure and to do well to others. Dharmaraja Yudhishter had uttered some  lies during the Mahabharat war in order to foil the plans of the enemies and for this, after […]