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Do you teach this one important life skill every innovator had to your child?

We often look at something but rarely see it. We often listen but rarely hear; we often touch a thing without feeling it. When will we notice things deeply?    When we actively engage in the world with full consciousness, we start noticing tiniest details. When American Express chairmen went to Europe, he saw that travelers have a tough time in encasing […]

The one attitude school won’t teach to your child

William Damon, the author of “The path to Purpose” says “Purpose is the number one, long-term motivator in life. Today 80% of high school kids can be categorized as not having any purpose; they are comprising of students motivated but lacking a plan, being active but lacking direction, and being neither active nor forward-thinking.” A […]

Three big mistakes you should avoid when your child is 10 year old…

  Karthick is 15 years old. From 5th Grade onwards he scored consistently above 80% marks in all the monthly test, term exams, and board exams. But now he faces his biggest problem in life. He struggles to understand when he reads new reading materials. He is unable to communicate in demanding situations. Most importantly, he […]

Why doesn’t India have MIT, Harvard?

Last week there was an interesting debate in Quora on “Why doesn’t India have universities like MIT, Stanford, and Harvard?” The most voted answer for this question came from Raj Dandekar, an IITian himself.  The summary of his answer is as follows. Students contribute to the growth of the institution. In MITs, Stanford students are […]