Toastmasters Pathways Began my journey again

I restarted my journey at Toastmasters under the Pathways Program which is a modernised program. Delivered my P1 speech on Saturday, April 28, 2018. The objectives of P1 are similar as before and it is the icebreaker. Given below is the text of the speech. The late bloomer What’s common between Madhuri Dixit, Juhi Chawla, AkshayContinue reading “Toastmasters Pathways Began my journey again”

My P3 at Toastmasters finally – The Relationship Cycle

My Project 3 Speech was kind of jinxed as it took me quite some time to write down and then when I was due to give it, I had to call it off as had to travel outside town. Finally on September 5, 2014, I gave it as a Test Speaker at a corporate club,Continue reading “My P3 at Toastmasters finally – The Relationship Cycle”

Tally Team to Task

This is so true for entrepreneurs. The original post appears here and has been pasted from there. Does your team match the job at hand? – Thanos Papadimitriou Every start-up thinks the activity of an organization as the process of sourcing, securing, allocating, assembling, managing, and scaling human and material resources into business capabilities. Smart entrepreneurs areContinue reading “Tally Team to Task”

Reblog: Taming the Enemies

The original article appears here The biggest enemies we face are not outside, but within – Jim Rohn We are not born with courage, but neither are we born with fear. Maybe some of our fears are brought on by our own experiences, by what someone has told us, by what we’ve read inContinue reading “Reblog: Taming the Enemies”

2014 – A New Beginning

The google doodle today is apt as it signifies change of guard from 2013 to 2014. As the clock strikes midnight tonight we will bid adieu to 2013 and welcome 2014. Wish you all a very Happy New Year. May the new year be filled with joy and prosperity. On this occasion, I would likeContinue reading “2014 – A New Beginning”

Lessons to be learnt from Taxis / Taxi drivers

We have all seen the famous yellow and black taxis in Mumbai either in person if living in Mumbai or in Bollywood films. The thoughts that I am sharing are lessons learnt from the taxis / drivers. These are not my thoughts but have had the opportunity to learn these by interacting with different people over the past few weeks /Continue reading “Lessons to be learnt from Taxis / Taxi drivers”

Tera kya hoga kaliya?

This is a post by Suneel Agarwal of Parichay Brand Consultants Friday is a day for Bollywood movie releases and on 15th August 1975, three years after India celebrated its Independence Silver Jubilee, a movie released this day would leave its indelible imprint for decades to come. While ‘Sholay’ has cut across generations and isContinue reading “Tera kya hoga kaliya?”

Excuses for not exercising

For someone who is challenged, when it comes to the girth, excuses come most easily for not exercising. Every Wednesday and Saturday morning, I go for Iyengar yoga and my teacher will vouch for me being most regularly irregular. Why? Sometimes I am travelling so can’t avoid that (but that shouldn’t stop me from doingContinue reading “Excuses for not exercising”

Change, the only constant….

Yesterday I had the privilege of attending my first ever Toastmaster’s event here in Mumbai thanks to friend, philosopher and mentor, Suneel Agarwal. The table topic (extempore speaking) there was on change – “Be the change you want to see in the world” People were quick on their feet to come up with a two-minuteContinue reading “Change, the only constant….”