The Real Fiction

All that we experience, our perceptions – sights & insights – seem like a surreal mix of fact and fantasy. There are no lines dividing anything anywhere & existence rides upon interpretations. This blog will surf, fly, jog, dive, swim, jump & at times even hobble through planes of experiences that will include poetry, protests, design, tales, photo-tales and whatever else is discovered & needs to be shared.
Prep Time

A prep-talk for staying motivated!

Motivation is not just a hot buzz word that is bandied around by pedagogues! To be a superstar, every student must aim to have it in him and make serious attempts to retain it. Though it is easy to utter the word ‘motivation’, it is rather difficult to understand its nuances and follow them. There...

Look Forward – Always!

For students who aim for success, the secret of the aspirants who have reached the winning post is in these words: ‘Look forward – always!’ The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one....

Let your body speak the language of success!

When I was at the Indian Military Academy in Dehradun, a few of the first words that were literally barked at me were: “Hey you! Yes, you GC (Gentleman cadet)… Chin up, shoulders back, and chest out! This is the mantra of success… and will not be repeated in mere words again!!” You’ve probably heard...

Higher EQ for better success!

What is important to any student is a harmony of emotional roles and not too great a disparity in the general level of intelligence. Every small emotional wave tends to disrupt the progress that a student aspires to make in his preparation for examinations. Let us understand through this article, the importance of EQ. Every...

Set your sights for success in MBA-entrance

It is not just the football players who rush towards goals. It is their focus and their unflinching sights on the goal that spells success in the sweetest possible way. The same principle applies to students and MBA-aspirants too. Goal-setting makes a lot of sense and it is vital to understand its dynamics properly. Goals...

Learn to support your goals

In the previous article we gave you insights into the world of goals, goal-setting, and information to help you understand them. MBA aspirants must now know what the right steps will be while deciding the methodology of achieving your goals! Here are some steps to follow which will support you in achieving your goals. Identify...

Goal setting: Set your sights for success in MBA-entrance

It is not just the football players who rush towards goals. It is their focus and their unflinching sights on the goal that spells success in the sweetest possible way. The same principle applies to students and MBA-aspirants too. Goal-setting makes a lot of sense and it is vital to understand its dynamics properly. Goals...

Is MBA only for males?

When Nancy Reagan said: “A woman is like a tea bag, you can not tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water”, she was not much off the mark. If an MBA and the career options after it are tough, women are tougher! So whoever says that an MBA is not...

Do not fear failure!

CAT aspirants need to work hard and at the same time need to keep failure at an arm’s length. Fear of failure blocks the good effects of hard work. What is Fear?  It is a noun denoting a painful emotion or passion excited by the expectation of evil, or the apprehension of impending danger; apprehension;...

Student success and bumpers!

Bumpers in a bowling alley help in telling us a lot about our playing skills. They protect and they also tell us the direction in which the throw must go to prevent any failure moments. Life too has its bumpers. They are just as vital for students and those who wish to achieve anything. The...

Carve your own path

‘Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else.’ (Margaret Mead). If we are so distinctive and unique, there is no reason why we must not attempt to carve our own success path that is just as distinctive. This thought about being unique is both sobering and energizing. A definitive identity to one’s...

Storm the MBA entrance through intuition!

Can B-schools include a module on “How to be a trailblazer”? Can inspiration be deconstructed, set to an algorithm and thus made repeatable? Is there a management term for ‘sixth sense’? All my mêlée here in this article is in essence a return to an age old debate on the innate variance of management education....