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The Person Holding You Back

August 17, 2020

Richard was the CEO of an established MNC; he had the moniker of a hard taskmaster. His subordinates hated him for his discipline and high expectation from them. He always corrected his employees’ mistakes and reiterated their lackadaisical attitude toward work.  The staff, on the other hand, labelled him as a difficult boss. They perceived […]

Dream Big

January 13, 2020

Children are big dreamers – they envision themselves as doctors, scientists and astronauts without feeling any inhibitions. I remember asking a colleague’s daughter what she aspired to be. Without batting an eyelid, she said: “I want to be the president when I grow up.” Wow, I was impressed by her guts and I wonder if […]

Interesting Facts about J K Rowling

November 11, 2019

It is indeed rare to know of someone who has not heard of the Harry Potter series and J K Rowling. Her fame seems to have reached out to the uttermost part of the earth and all and sundry. With such adulation, one may assume stardom being thrust upon her from the very beginning. But […]

Persistence – Turn your Defeats into Victories

March 15, 2019

How do you define persistence? I would say people who are persistent continue to complete the task they undertook in a determined way despite the difficulty and opposition. In a nutshell, they never give up or waver from their purpose. One of life’s tragedy is that many aspirants who were resolved in their pursuit gave […]

Manny Pacquiao – Story of Hope, Resilience and Indomitable Spirit

February 8, 2019

When he fights, time stands still. Even the confrontation between the warring factions grinds to a halt. And the burgeoning crime rate drops to half or some reckon it’s virtually zero – just to watch him in action! Yeah, only one person can galvanise the nation – Manny Pacquiao! (affectionately known as Pacman). The whole […]

The Donkey That Never Gave Up

October 12, 2018

It is always heartwarming to read motivating stories which uplift us. We may not be able to vouch for the story’s authenticity, or it could be a fable. But this is not essential. What matters is that they capture our hearts, set us thinking and create a desire within us to act positively. A lesson […]

A Little Boy’s Ingenuity

September 27, 2018

It is always heartwarming to read inspirational stories which uplift us. We may not be able to vouch for the story’s authenticity, or it could be a fable. But this is not essential. What matters is that they capture our hearts, set us thinking and create a desire within us to act positively. A lesson […]

Ubuntu

August 18, 2018

It is always heartwarming to read motivating stories which uplift us. We may not be able to vouch for the story’s authenticity. But it is not important. What matters is that they capture our hearts, set us thinking and create a desire within us to act positively. A lesson can be learnt from the success […]

Lessons Of Life… A Cup Of Coffee

August 7, 2018

It is always heartwarming to read inspirational stories which uplift us. They capture our hearts, set us thinking and create a desire within us to act positively. The Jolly Good Times brings you stories which have been told many times but they never fail to warm our hearts each time: The batch of college students […]

Better Than Normal

May 10, 2018

In 2015, Hitesh Ramchandani spoke at the JT Foxx Family First Reunion in the USA and was voted the top speaker — a remarkable feat considering he bagged it from accomplished speakers around the world. He had enrolled in Toastmasters to conquer his fear of public speaking. It was an excellent decision and it paid […]