Tag Archives: Determination

Breakthrough

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I have known Sarita (name changed) for almost ten years. She is a self-employed woman. When I met her, she had reached a plateau in her professional growth. She had tried all she could think of to expand professionally but she had run against one brick wall after another. Someone introduced her to me and we drew up a program… Read more »

You can CAN!

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  You must have heard this adage many times: When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. It is a jarringly cliched adage, one I personally find annoyingly pompous. Yeah right, I say to myself! It is very easy to preach it when everything is going well. When life actually hands you a lemon, you are too busy giving vent to… Read more »

Dauntless

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The dictionary defines dauntless as resolute courage, adding the dimensions of tenacious determination to the word courage. It is courage to chart your own course, just as it is courage to keep walking it day after day even when you see no end in sight. It is courage to defy the world and choose the road less traveled, just as… Read more »

Yuwa Supergoats

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I have had a very happy day today, getting inspired. On 13th July 2013 as India slept, a few tribal girls from the state of Jharkhand proudly held aloft a trophy they had won in their maiden entry in a football tournament in far-flung Spain. If that doesn’t sound like the first line of a sci- fi, don’t worry. You… Read more »

Five Hours With a Stranger

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The day was 25th July 2008. The place was Colaba, Mumbai. It had been raining heavily for 3 days. I was staying with a cousin in her room which she was renting at Colaba. Perish the thought of me being able to afford the rent of a TOWN pad. Let’s just say I am lucky in my choice of cousins…. Read more »