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The most important things in life are not things

Because I have a birthday coming up, I get plenty of ribbing about getting older from my peers. (For the record, I usually reciprocate.)But one of my closest friends recently forwarded an email that took a more serious view about life.  It said
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EPIPHANY’16 – An E-Cell NIT Trichy Initiative. (21st October 2016)

The E-Cell of NIT Trichy is a student-run, non-profit organization based in the NIT Trichy campus which aims to fire up the entrepreneurial dreams of young and innovative minds from across the globe.Epiphany’16 - A series of Ideation boot
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WISDOM FOR THE AGES

When a lesson can be summed up in a few well-chosen words, the message often stays with the student.A little tool to jog the memory,a clever saying to remind you what is truly important –that’s why “Mackay’s Moral” appears at the end of each of my
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GET POSITIVE RESULTS WHEN GIVING NEGATIVE FEEDBACK

Lucy, who constantly criticizes Charlie Brown in the comic strip “Peanuts,” is one of my favorite characters because she always says exactly what is on her mind.Peeved at Charlie,she once told him, “You are a foul ball in the line drive of life.”She
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Take a visual approach to solving problems

There’s an old saying that goes:If you can dream it, you can achieve it.That’s a good start, but I think that statement needs a qualifier.I would add a few words:If you can dream it, you can achieve it if you are truly determined. Visualization is
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GOSSIP IS THE DEVIL'S MESENGER

Four psychiatrists shared a hotel suite at a convention.Talking one night, one of them said, “You know, people are always telling us their troubles,but we have no one to talk to about our problems.”Another psychiatrist agreed. “Let’s tell each other
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Action-Planning,Time to develop a big Idea and get a chance to implement it

There are many problems in this world that influence a considerable number of the individuals within our society. The competition Action plan at Abhyuday, IIT Bombay is providing a platform for student to solve a social problem by engaging with the
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What spurs innovation in organisations?

What spurs innovation in organisations?Two glaring misconceptions emerged from the discussion :Some felt it is creative people. They offered the example of advertising agencies. You have to recruit and retain creative types to produce work that
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Your Network Should be Both Wide and Deep

If your network is a mile wide and an inch deep, it will never be very powerful. You need a strong and stable network that is both wide and deep. Like the supporting roots of a huge oak tree, some of your referral relationships need to go deeper.

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