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The Reading Habit is a Leading Habit – Random Forays by Vivek Atray

In this visually expressive era, with video inputs fast becoming the norm rather than the exception in everyday life, those who adopt the reading habit clearly have the edge over others. Youngsters who have read books while growing up and … Continue reading

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Emotional Intelligence and the Law of Success- Random Forays by Vivek Atray

Most of us go about life focussing on our own problems, our own goals and our own happiness. While this way of thinking is rather natural for most human beings, people with superior emotional intelligence seem to centre their thoughts … Continue reading

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Governments Are The Greatest Entertainers- Random Forays by Vivek Atray

Arun Shourie writes in his book on governance, of how a tiny statured individual joins a government job but cannot sit comfortably. His chair is too high and his feet do not touch the ground, you see! He asks around … Continue reading

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Love’s Unique Avatar in These Frenetic Times- Random Forays by Vivek Atray

Love has always been a “many-splendoured” thing; but has it lost some sheen in recent decades? The whole concept of romantic love centres around the fact that it requires quality time to be spent with the loved one. In recent … Continue reading

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The Need to Educate the Educators- Random Forays by Vivek Atray

“There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living, and the other, how to live”, said John Adams, and he had a point. The real purpose of educating young minds in their growing up years seems … Continue reading

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The Champion Does Not Ask, “Why Me”? Random Forays by Vivek Atray

The Titans are falling, one by one. In recent years several gigantic personalities, the latest one being Vinod Khanna, have left us for their heavenly abodes. Some megastars have, in a way, been a part of our very existence but … Continue reading

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Daughters Are Love-Filled Blessings! Random Forays by Vivek Atray

Those of us who have daughters- and I am blessed have two of them- know just how priceless and beautiful their love is. A home with daughters is a home of joy and laughter, of care and giving. As the … Continue reading

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Sense and Sensibility On Our Roads – Random Forays

“The 6 o’clock Test” is something that I often flag during my motivational talks. I ask respondents to declare honestly in public whether they would stop their vehicle at a red light at 6 a.m. if no one were watching. … Continue reading

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There’s a need to broaden those smiles! Random Forays

Are we smiling enough these days? I mean, on the whole, as a society? If we happen to glance at people around us in a cafe, we would notice that most of them smile half-way, without really putting in much … Continue reading

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Outwitting our stars is not impossible! – Random Forays

What do the stars really foretell for us? Is our destiny written in indelible words across the skies even before we are born, for us to live through a pre-ordained existence, condemned to play a role in which we have … Continue reading

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