How do you measure a speech?

By the thunder in audience’s applause, the churning that their stomachs endured due to the laughter, the additional heartbeats and increased blood pressure induced by the suspense, the wetness of their handkerchief as you struck their vulnerable chords, the silence hanging in the air because you left them thinking hard. How do you measure your talk? I hope it’s beyond a call to action, applause and appreciation.

Let’s see vs let’s do!

For too long we’ve been witnessing opportunities, worthwhile problems, ideas pass by us. We have borrowed the habit of saying ‘let’s see’. Because it gets us off the hook. In the end, we wind up just being a witness. Instead, change it to let’s do! That inclines you towards taking action, propels you to do something, to engage, to collaborate, to make something happen. From now on, Let’s do.

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A profitable MBA.

Make your MBA profitable before you graduate! Participate in fests that give cash prizes, put up stalls in your college events, apply for that grant, get marks to win the scholarships that your university offer, consult or freelance during weekends. Do whatever it takes ethically to make the money you have invested in the MBA as you go through the course. So, you learn how money works, test what

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To charge? Or Not to charge?

I am not sure. There’s always a sense of tension, doubt and excitement with this. When do you draw the fine, bold and upfront line between free and paid? I’ve asked myself many variations of these questions. What would be the value I’m adding to the customer? – charge that! How are my peers going about it? What am I not willing to do for free? Let me know

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Pick yourself

The stage isn’t limited to the dais anymore. With a tap this piece of glass that you are reading this very blog on can become your stage. It’s in your palms!

This is exciting and overwhelming. But it means you don’t need to wait to be picked by a coveted platform, organisation or event.

The world isn’t your audience. Instead, find the smallest viable audience and begin serving them.

They are waiting to hear from you!

Start now, pick yourself.


Icebreakers are everywhere!

Puneeth’s blog: Icebreakers are everywhere!

A bride hiding the groom’s name in her Mehendi, a 5-minute speech about your formative years or even just a ’Hi!’

We are surrounded by ice breakers!
These break the tension, initiate a conversation and rejuvenate relationships.

Some have become rituals. Some are practised as cultural norms and a few demand extra effort.

Find unique ways to spark a conversation.

Break the status quo. The ice will take care of itself.

Icebreakers are everywhere!

Puneeth’s blog: Icebreakers are everywhere!

A bride hiding the groom’s name in her Mehendi, a 5-minute speech about your formative years or even just a ’Hi!’

We are surrounded by ice breakers!
These break the tension, initiate a conversation and rejuvenate relationships.

Some have become rituals. Some are practised as cultural norms and a few demand extra effort.

Find unique ways to spark a conversation.

Break the status quo. The ice will take care of itself.

Complete the consequences

When making a decision we tend to look a step or two ahead. If it’s positive, encouraging and acceptable to us then we go ahead and make that decision.

We rarely take 3 steps(79 more words)

Complete the consequences

When making a decision we tend to look a step or two ahead. If it’s positive, encouraging and acceptable to us then we go ahead and make that decision.

We rarely take 3 steps(79 more words)