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TMOD theme titled “Productivity on steroids”

Today’s theme is about an app that hogs a large part of my day. I am addicted and cannot help myself get rid of it. Frankly, I don’t even want to get rid of it. That’s because the app I am talking about is not Facebook or Instagram, but an app that has really put my productivity on steroids – the ...

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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 ...

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TMOD theme on journey in Toastmasters

When my friend David first described Toastmaster to me, it sounded like a university classroom all over. And trust me; my university classroom was absolutely uninspiring. So I kept my distance. As it turned out, David happened to be a very persuasive communicator. He kept revisiting the idea of Toastmasters over next few telephonic conversations, until finally I gave in and agreed to attend one session ...