Pooris Pizzas Pastas and Paranthas

Baked is good, fried is bad. Pizza is modern, Pooris are passe. A familiar story. A familiar health disconnect. It is not about the Good, the Bad and the Ugly, it is about Growth, Health and Energy. Balance works, the good and the bad are out of the window. If you eat healthy at home,[…]

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Thoughts

A child has unlimited imagination. She sees one thing, let us say a pebble on the road, and her imagination takes wings. Soon she creates a whole world around her discovery. Her thoughts are powerful, real and have wings to fly. They are neither caged nor on a chartered flight. Thoughts make us alive as[…]

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Let Dreams Live

Let them have their dreams and live them too. Dreams are a queer manifestation of activities of an unpredictable timeline. Good timelines lead to sweet dreams. Horror films on screen and off screen give sleepless nights. What our kids choose to watch, how they behave or react to situations and people may not be entirely[…]

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Participative Leadership

Leadership is a stage for spreading happiness and through happiness getting the job done. Getting the job done sans happiness and involvement is a task, with happiness it becomes a participation. Leadership is a command role which is best enacted without demand. Leadership is getting things done without asking. Being democratic. Number of ‘followers’ and[…]

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Two-Way Monologue

Monologue is when one person speaks and the other listens. Here we present to you “Two-Way  Monologue”. Two way monologue is when one person speaks and the other doesn’t respond to what is said but says something else entirely different.  The famous deflection tactic. Two-way monologues are a serious and disturbing reality at homes, specially[…]

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Culture

Few people do not make a culture. Neither does the practice over a few years. Culture grows slowly and strongly. Once it crosses a certain threshold of critical mass it becomes all pervasive with an ever  growing acceptance. We associate everything from food, festivals, dress, rituals language etc to culture. Understanding culture helps in understanding[…]

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SundayEdCamp: Is it an error? Is it a blunder?

Our this week’s SundayEdCamp Question is: How do you explain the difference between an error and a blunder to a child? This week we are tweaking with our format. We are not saying pick one. We are requesting you to share your take, tell us your story and let us share it widely.

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Talent, if hidden, has very limited benefits. Talent must stand out

You play cricket. You wanted to play for India. Now, you are an IT professional, playing cricket with your son/daughter and imagining your son/daughter will be the next Mark Zuckerberg is all good. All legit. You do have parental rights to think like that, but and a big but, does your kid possess either of[…]

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Expectations

Expectations are always for the future, not for the present or the past. Therefore it is safe to say that they are based on our beliefs. Beliefs on the other hand are to a large extent based on past experiences. If a student is fairly average in science and you ask him if he expects[…]

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