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A TMOD theme titled “Small talk, big problem”

This January was my birthday. And Birthday is that one day when you receive lots of phone calls, especially from people you speak just once a year – on birthdays.  For a strange reason, people kept asking me one question over and over again ...

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TMOD theme titled “Math Matters”

My 15 year old daughter hates math. The fact that she is not good at it obviously has a lot to do with the hating. She frequently raises some tough to answer questions about the subject - “Where am I going to use it? Why is it important? ” If these questions sound familiar to you, it’s not at all surprising. As kids, most of us used to wonder the same about Math as well. Here’s the truth - you may not have used everything you learnt in your math class but ...

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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 ...

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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 ...