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The Heart of Success
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The Heart of Success

In Indian villages, even today, when an elephant passes through a village, all the elders gather and fold their hands in reverence. They also nudge the children to do the same and bow to[...]

Stories We Tell
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Stories We Tell

What do you do if someone asks you why are you sad? Usually, you will tell them a story behind your sadness. That, so-and-so did or didn’t do something for me, or that such-and-such[...]

Realizing Your Potential
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Realizing Your Potential

In Tales of the Hasidim, Martin Buber tells the story of a Jewish master, Rabbi Zusya. The rabbi had led a life of extraordinary devotion and certitude, and yet, when he was dying, he[...]

The Last Letter
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The Last Letter

In any given year, on an average, I skim over 10,000 emails, and 3,000+ notes and letters sent to me physically during various events (still better than three times as many emails until 2014).[...]

The Balloon Principle
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The Balloon Principle

Last week we had an amazing Black Lotus Champions’ orientation event. The energy in the hall was eclectic in this by-invitation-only program. It was heartwarming to see so many people committed to spreading kindness[...]

Wake up! Time is Running Out!
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Wake up! Time is Running Out!

Legend has it that Buddha was once delivering a sermon in Jetavana and at the end, he said, “Wake up! Time is running out!” An hour later, he stepped out with his closest disciples[...]