The year altogether has been iterating and drilling into #human #psyche one simple fact - #life is short, and is transient.
"I assembled this team because I am a strong believer in strong personalities and strong opinions. I think that's how the best decisions are made. One of the dangers in a White House, based on my readings of history, is that you get wrapped up in groupthink, and everybody agrees with everything, and there are no discussions, there are no dissenting views.
What made it sadder was that this was the unsaid rule. Nobody questioned it. You just knew your place because of brands like #FairandLovely and the ads they showed. A fairer girl bagged the job, got a better marriage proposal, had a better life!
I was directly admitted to the ICU. Since, I lived with my friends in a rented apartment and spent like there was no tomorrow, we were really doubtful if we could provide for my initial fees. Plus direct entry to ICU, so one can only imagine the cost. But for me, the saving grace was the health insurance policy that I had brought from a friend.
Here's a tribal lady asking you to stop right where you are; she wishes to know if you have dabbed into your creativity off late!
In a world that's scared, anxious and jittery, framing your messages well will go a long way. Here's a classic Akbar Birbal story that reinforces the message for us.
Nobody emerges as the victor in this situation. As most of the residential houses around us are real estate investments made by individual landlords and are fueled on housing loans, in the current crisis these landlords are suffering just as much as their tenants.
Edmund Hillary, initially a beekeeper from New Zealand and Tenzing Norgay, a sherpa from Nepal, were the first mountaineers to conclusively set foot on the summit of Mount Everest. But journalists were persistently repeating the question: "Which of the two men had the right to the glory of being the first one, and who was merely the second, the follower?"