I Enjoy the Music

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Dear family, friends: While staying home and social distancing to do our bit to deal with the pandemic, I read a few very good articles on social solidarity to be there for each other in a supportive way. I read a few good ideas and saw some videos about having a sense of gratitude for the many pos

Let my Droplets Drip … :)

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Biren forwarded to me email about Building Bridges workshop from Atmarpit Smrutiji, disciple of Pujya Gurudevshri Rakeshbhai Jhaveri. I was intrigued by the introduction: “Relationships form an integral part of your life. In this workshop, you will gain mastery in inner architecture, aimed at bre

Connecting Credibly – Part II of II

Yesterday’s workshop was fun. I enjoyed it thoroughly. Here are my nuggets from it. Stories are powerful. Stories help people feel it. Your audience gets something to relate to. Stories don’t have to be really long either. Key is to tie in the point you are trying to make. Also, tell your stori

Home

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Home … I think we all leave home – it could be 24 hours away, or 2 hours away, 20 minutes away, or sometimes only a few seconds away … We embark on that journey of pursuing dreams, a journey of making things happen, a journey of finding our own identity, a journey of carving out a niche for ou

SMILES with the Smile Cards

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[Note: I originally wrote this on ServiceSpace feed.]   The idea of using Smile Cards sounded really good the moment I heard of it. It sounded fun. It took me a while before I actually used a Smile Card, or as the card says, I tagged someone. I decided to tag someone first time while walking

Genius of Excellence

Thomas Edison said, “Genius is 1% inspiration, and 99% perspiration.” I am always intrigued by stories and ideas from people that are genuinely good in what they do. They juice me up. In this article, I am sharing what I have learned from a number of examples, books and own personal expe

A New Earth

I read Ekhart Tolle’s A New Earth over the winter break. It gave me a new perspective to look at everything in life. What did I learn? Tolle focuses on consciousness in the book. It’s the universal energy that different people, cultures acknowledge and recognize in a number of different ways –

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