Grammarian · Guest Contributions

A Grammarian script on not being unintentionally funny

It’s good idea to deliver a humorous speech. It sets the tone, warms up the audience and makes them like you – that’s if it’s intentionally done. However, unintentional humor may do more harm ...

Guest Contributions · TMOD

A TMOD theme titled “Boons of Public Speaking”

About a year back, I was in a dealer’s meet hosted by a large corporate. At the meet, apart from food, awards and photo sessions, there was a section where some of the dealers made small presentations about the industry. One such presentation was by a young 22 year boy who was studying and simultaneously helping his father run the business. He gave an impressive ...

Guest Contributions · TMOD

A TMOD theme titled “Lies we tell”

If you asked me what my favorite book is, I would tell you that it’s “A Thousand Splendid Suns” by Khaled Hosseini. And if you were a high achieving individual, someone extremely successful, I might tell you it’s “Atomic Habits” by James Clear. But here’s the truth - both of them are lies. My favorite book is obviously Harry Potter. Now that might seem like a stupid pointless lie. But ...

Guest Contributions · Table Topic Master

Table Topics on teacher’s day

I hated Chemistry as a student. It was one subject I always scored low because no matter how hard I tried, I just didn’t get it. That was until Mr. Anil showed up. He had a way to make Chemistry relatable that no teacher ever did. Mr. Anil had a trademark style – he would always show up in class with objects from our day to day lives that would make boring lessons come to life. From salt to calcium tablets to even a chilled bottle of ...