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Taking risks in uncharted territory

“The ‘road not taken’ can seem daunting for most; especially if our sights are set on some other destination, but nurturing new thought processes can help us step out of our comfort zone and make the detour count.”

BY IVAN FERNANDEZ

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IT RESTED IN MY BEDROOM LIKE .
some misplaced treasure – a beautiful new cello that had just been delivered home – a surprise gift from my younger brother and his family. I had been playing the violin for years; with limited success, I must admit, but this gift of the much larger cousin from the string family was, for somebody just crossing 40, a pretty daunting proposition.

I was not sure how far I would go with this, but...

Preparing Children For Work Life

“Work is the keystone of a perfect life. Work and trust in God.”

- Woodrow Wilson

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R.G.Tourneau, inventor and philanthropist, was once asked, when a child should start work.

He replied that a child could start at the age of three. Rejecting the view that it would be seen as child labour, danger to the child’s health and the curtailing of a child’s play time, he said: “If anyone does not learn to work as a child, he will never do much when he grows up”. He cited his own childhood, when he learned to saw wood and shovel sand. “I do not know what it means to lose a day through sickness”, he continued, defending the point that the child’s health would...

Schooling vs Education

Visiting schools and interacting with students fills one with conflicting feelings. Hope – at the tremendous potential that today’s children have and alarm – that our education system is designed to try and snuff that potential out!

The children that make it to that ‘creamy layer’ that creates our much vaunted IT and engineering story, our entrepreneurial hero class, our industry achievers – they have ‘made it’ inspite of, rather than because of the education system. In some cases, they have benefited from the few exceptions - good schools led by forward thinking leaders and teachers who have taken the time and effort to provide their students with the values and skills that will aid their success tomorrow. But they are clearly a...

The Nirbhaya Pledge

I promise never to abuse, hit, isolate, insult, tease, or treat in an inferior way any female member of my family, my friends or society. I will never excuse or be silent about violence against women and girls when I see it or hear about it from relatives and friends.

I promise to share household tasks and care-giving in the family, so that women and girls of the family can avail of the same opportunities I have for self-growth, education and careers.

I promise to treat my sisters and female friends as my equals. When I do become a parent I will welcome and nurture my daughters and give equal benefits to my sons and daughters alike including family property.

I promise never to ask for dowry nor give it, and to make it be known in...


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