January 2020


What do Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, Michael Dell, Ralph Lauren, Larry Page, Larry Elison and Steve Jobs have in common? Apart from the fact that they are creative geniuses and successful founders of billion-dollar companies, they are also college dropouts. Similarly in India, we have a list of incredibly successful entrepreneurs who don’t have any [Read More...]
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Traditional education is set to make our children obsolete. Do we really want our children to get 98% marks in exams and still be obsolete? Today’s children are being educated for a kind of world that will cease to exist. We need to urgently identify the skills that will be relevant in a rapidly changing [Read More...]
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“Education is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think.” – Albert Einstein. Ever since the British started ruling India, and even after they departed, education in India has been based on rote learning. The ability to memorise, retain and repeat facts has traditionally been valued the most. Problem-solving was [Read More...]
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Empathy is the ability to put one’s self in the shoes of another. Most of the problems in the world are caused when people do not care for each other, and cannot see the other’s point of view. The inability to see things from others’ perspectives creates unending cause and effect cycles of negativity and [Read More...]
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A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart. I am alone, and feel the charm of existence in this spot, which was created for the bliss of souls like mine. I am so happy, my dear friend, so absorbed in [Read More...]
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