Meaningful Engagement

Estimated reading time: 1 minute 27 seconds

In differentiating between aimless activities routine and result oriented pursuit , in my popular management intervention product : “Busyness to Business” ; I have often used the phrase  - ‘ Meaningful engagement ‘ .  In  “Made to Mother”  - another of my unique Leadership Intervention I have said that Maids get busy , whereas Mothers – who work for no less hours , are meaningfully engagedWhile most instinctively relate to it , some of you felt interested for me...

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" Aukaat " Apani - Apani

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes 19 seconds

The (Hindi) word 'Aukaat 'is a very useful word - though currently much maligned, due its usage in a derogatory way.Many use it specifically to ' remind ' some one of his / her low standing , to denigrate , to humiliate - to express self , relative hierarchical superiorityTo me, whatever 'meaning ' - is what we attach to a word. Words by themselves are only neutral carriers - we load a meaning on them ; hence a word per say is neither good or bad , it's only an obedient tool to express what the ...

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Disappointment is less disappointing than frustration

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes 18 seconds

Disappointment , Frustration are very commonly used words ; especially in the context of Performance management or Stress management . Probably we use them interchangeably without much bothering to think what does each mean & if they both mean the sameBefore I do my ‘ sense making ‘ on this , I searched dictionary , to find following :Disappointment : “ Sadness or displeasure caused by the non-fulfilment of one’s hopes or expectations.”Frustration : “ The feel...

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Cartesian System - X and Y Coordinate axes

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes 16 seconds

Basis of Coordinate Geometry we learnt is the set of X ( Horizontal ) & Y ( Vertical ) Axes Cartesian system , with their intersection point at (0 , 0 ) coordinates , as the ‘ Origin ‘Here we take O as ‘ Origin ‘ and assign (0 , 0 ) as coordinates . This helps us to measure locational position of different other points ‘ from ‘ the Origin  . e.g. a point P which is away from O by 3 horizontal units & 4 vertical units is designated as ( 3 , 4 ) as its coord...

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Estimated reading time: 0 minutes 52 seconds

Intuition and impulse , both may appear as ‘ flashes ‘ occurring to mind , without a logical deduction process ; however they differ on the source they come fromo Intuition comes from ‘ inside ‘ – it is a result of wisdom from accumulated & seasoned experience and abilities . It is a refined though conscious sense or feel .It is the evolution of Unconscious Competenceo Impulsive thought ( Impulse ) on the other hand appears on the surface — like a ripple on a water surface , it h...

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Responsible Parenting — What is that we are not doing for our beloved Children

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes 22 seconds

I came across news about 3 incidents which happened in the recent past ; they are 3 very different types of incidents , happened in 3 different cities and yet something struck me as a common thread running through them all .It is not important to recount vivid details of what happened , for reference I just do a quick recap here :(i)   4 Young college going friends died in Bangalore in car crash in what appears a case of reckless driving (ii) Accident which happened in a road tunnel in...

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