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The Tree

May 7, 2015saloni sawnani No Comments »

Tweet Lonely tree was growing among hot sands of dead desert. Prickly sands covered the Wood. The Sun mercilessly burned its bark. But the Tree kept on living in spite of all. One day a Hawk flew over the desert. The Hawk saw the Tree and sat on its branch. He looked around the desert […]

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Is It Evolution Time Again?

December 20, 2014saloni sawnani No Comments »

Tweet “Why do I need to remind you everyday that you need to do the dishes?” said the wife to her husband. “And look the little one has been crying for 5minutes now and you still can’t console her… You’re totally useless! Why do I have to be the only one working in and out […]

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Tree needs… Leaves, Branches and Roots!

July 30, 2014saloni sawnani No Comments »

Tweet I have this tree analogy when I think of people in my life, be it friends, family, acquaintances, employees, co-workers, whomever…They are all placed inside what I call my tree test. It goes like this: LEAF PEOPLE Some people come into your life and they are like leaves on a tree. They are only […]

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Its a dogs life !

September 17, 2013saloni sawnani No Comments »

Tweet A butcher watching over his shop is really surprised when he saw a dog coming inside the shop. He shoos him away. But later, the dog is back again. So, he goes over to the dog and notices he has a note in his mouth. He takes the note and it reads “Can I […]

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Wrinkle Wrinkle Little Star

January 26, 2012saloni sawnani 2 Comments »

Tweet We all love children. Their wide eyed innocence touches us and we find their prattle cute and appealing. Their need for care instantly evokes a parental instinct within us and we rush to protect them. This article is not about children though it may as well be for the two are very similar in […]

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What Gives You The Right To Lead

November 28, 2011saloni sawnani No Comments »

Tweet What gives a man or woman the right to lead? It certainly isn’t gained by election or appointment. Having position, title, rank, or degrees doesn’t qualify anyone to lead other people. And the ability doesn’t come automatically from age or experience, either. No, it would be accurate to say that no one can be […]

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October 23, 2011saloni sawnani 2 Comments »

Tweet “When I got home that night as my wife served dinner, I held her hand and said, I’ve got something to tell you. She sat down and ate quietly. Again I observed the hurt in her eyes. Suddenly I didn’t know how to open my mouth. But I had to let her know what […]

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Thank you

February 18, 2011saloni sawnani 2 Comments »

Tweet In school we were taught to mind our p’s and q’s. We were taught that Please and Thank you were magic keys with which you could open all doors. As adults we forgot all of that. Think about it. When is the last time you thanked someone? Sure, you thank people when they do […]

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Assert Yourself – Shape Your World

February 5, 2011saloni sawnani No Comments »

Tweet Malcolm Gladwell says “If you work hard enough, if you assert yourself enough, if you use your mind and imagination, you can shape the world according to your desires.” Do you want to shape your world according to your desires? What does it really take to do that? The most important thing here is […]

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Do you stick your neck out often enough?

January 30, 2011saloni sawnani 1 Comment »

Tweet We live in a petrified world. I am not talking about fearing physical, financial, or social harm. I am talking about fearing emotional harm, about fearing abuse of our trust and our faith. We are too scared to make ourselves vulnerable to others; too scared to risk letting them know what we really stand […]

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