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Elizabeth Bennett…uhm…Darcy!

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Post Views: 0 If Elizabeth Bennett would have been alive today, what would she be doing? At twenty and one, searching for a husband and marriage would probably had been the last thing in her mind. Then what? Studying in college for a degree and later focusing on a career? Well, 200 years later, Elizabeth Bennett remains one of the much-loved fictional heroines ever produced. Her wild ways, sharp wit and frank disposition makes her

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Are You a Good Boss or a Bad One?

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Post Views: 1 If you think your teacher is tough, wait until you get a boss. He doesn’t have tenure. –Bill Gates “Boss Calling” flashes on our cells and we jump out of our seats to answer the call. None of us are leading an absolutely free life – either we manage others or we are being managed by others. Simply put, either we boss around or are being bossed by someone else. Since subordinates

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The SLAP – A Short Story

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Post Views: 1   It was a wet evening. It always has been so at this time of the year. Puddles of water everywhere showed the intensity with which the monsoon had unleashed itself. Now after a brief respite, the dark clouds above seemed ready for another torrential downpour. Arjun was on his evening stroll in the nearby park. Birds were chirping and the setting sun was playing hide and seek with the dark clouds. The mud, the wet

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PC Sorcar’s Magic Show: Was it High Expectations or a Magical Disaster?

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Post Views: 0   The word “expectation” is really magical. Naturally, it has a subtle positive tone to it. We expect things to behave in a certain way; people to respond in ways known to us and situations to unfold in a way that we are comfortable with. Our expectations are a reflection of our environment and it won’t be an exaggeration to say that movies influence our expectations a lot. Often, it leads to

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Hangover 3: The Wolf Pack is Back, One Last Time

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Post Views: 1   The epic adventure of the Wolf gang is to hit the theatres in May 24! For sure, this is no news to any of you. It’s one of those movies which create a buzz every time it’s up and all guys between the age groups of 18 and 35 rushes to the theatres. Till now, the first part of the series has been the most impressive (as proven by the earnings,

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Dilli ki Hawa – 3

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Post Views: 22 In the third part of Dilli ki Hawa, Sampurna Majumder talks about her tete-e-tete with a stranger in the train.  After I moved to Delhi, train journeys became a significant part of life. It was a rather series of firsts for me when I moved to Delhi. For the first time in seventeen years I boarded an AC coach of a train. From then on I graduated to the third AC of Rajdhani then

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4 Reasons Your Brand Should Be On Google+

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Post Views: 21 In 2011 when Google first launched Google+, a lot of brands offloaded their content and themselves on it. Only to find that the level of interaction was nowhere close to other social networks especially Facebook. Some went immediately off it, saying, that there is enough traction for them on FB so they would not WASTE bandwidth here. A few brands though made very innovative and useful usage of google+ and that made

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ओस जैसी ज़िन्दगी…

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Post Views: 3   हरे झुकते पत्तों पे सरसराती सी फिसलन, घास पे हीरे के जैसे हो रखी, जैसे कोई नयी नवेली दुल्हन। अंततः रिसते हुए जाती मिटटी के आगोश, क्यूँ इतनी छोटी जिन्दगी होती तेरी ओस। तेरा अस्तित्व तेरा वजूद तब दिखता, जब बूंदों से होती ये ज़मीन पावन। बिन बारिश न  है तू, जब  होती, तो पल  में सिमटता तेरा जीवन। अंततः रिसते हुए जाती मिटटी के आगोश, क्यूँ इतनी छोटी जिन्दगी होती तेरी ओस। जिंदगी चाहे छोटी हो,

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The Happiness Advantage

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Post Views: 3 Shawn Achor in his book The Happiness Advantage makes the case for the fact that “the single greatest advantage in the modern economy is a happy and engaged workforce”.  His research of a decade shows that happiness raises nearly every business outcome: raising sales by 37%, productivity by 31%, and accuracy on tasks by 19%, as well as countless health and quality of life improvements. In an experiment to test the ROI of investing

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My First Press-Box Experience: Blissful

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Post Views: 3   Covering cricket for a living is a privilege very few of us get to enjoy, the first press box experience being the most memorable. Fortunately, I’ve have had the opportunity to report on two World Cups, which I’ve thoroughly enjoyed. But the feeling I had when I entered the press box for the first time is something I find very tough to describe and I’ll try my best! Having grown up

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