Active Listening

Santosh Sachdeva All of us can hear, but all of us cannot listen. Hearing and listening are not the same thing. Hearing is involuntary and listening involves the reception and interpretation of what is heard. It decodes the sound heard into meaning. Does a knock on the door sound the same all the time? What

The Tale

A long-time ago in the Animal Kingdom,  a sheep was passing and saw a lion crying inside a cage trapped  and the lion begged the sheep to save him with a promise not to kill and eat it but the sheep refused. After much persuasion and for the sheep’s gullibility it opened the cage for

Just a short story..

The story is told of a certain Ali Tahir Fadih, who was the ruler of a small poor community in north Africa. They say he was quite a character. He amassed a lot of wealth for himself and family and was very greedy. He would rather throw food away and burn old clothes than give

This is called…..

During a bank robbery in Guangzhou China, the robber shouted to everyone in the bank: “Don’t move. The money belongs to the State. Your life belongs to you. “Everyone in the bank laid down quietly. This is called “Mind Changing Concept” Changing the conventional way of thinking. When a lady lay on the table provocatively,

Brick Logic

The MD of a new company contacted an employment agency and tasked them with finding the right staff to fit the different departments in his company. The agency got back to him and the following conversation ensued AGENCY: Sir, we found ten candidates as per your requirements, now how do you want their  placements sir?

Things that cause regret at Old age

When younger we make various choices without the future in mind. Sometimes those choices bite us in our mid-life, sometimes not but most times they bite hard when we’re old and its too late. These are some of the things one might regret when they’re older. The opportunities you did not seize: When you are

30 words that will make you sound smarter

I had the pleasure of attending a soiree of “young minds” recently, and it was quite interesting, to say the least. I realized that in this city, in this our country, where some of us sit and complain that nothing is happening. ALOT of people are doing ALOT more to BEST their BEST. (That’s me

What are you going to be Exceptional at in 10years?

A few years ago, I got asked this question at an interview and I thought “that’s weird, 10years is a long time!”. In retrospect, that was maybe 8yrs ago now!. So recently, I asked myself the same question and I most tell you, I didn’t find it so weird. We may not like this question

Working hard or Hardly working?

MIKE PNIEWSKI I have worked as an actor in movies and TV for over 25 years and there’s one thing that people always say to me. “That looks easy; I bet I could do that.” Well, I say, maybe you could but it’s not as easy at it looks. It takes a lot of work

Coffee for the Soul

This write up started with coffee on my mind. It was hitherto named “Soul Coffee” before it changed to what you see above. In my not so past life, I was a great coffee addict! I don’t drink coffee like “normal” people, I chew coffee- beans and grounds-, I would chew coffee the whole day