scientists

Inspiring stories of renowned scientists

If you wish your child to get glimpses of inspiring moments from the lives of eminent Indian scientists and technologists across the entire gamut of disciplines and eras, get a copy of Indian Scientists – The Saga of Inspired Minds. The book catches inspirational moments in the life of scientists that are not known widely. […]

Exams days are here again

The exams are already underway and the next few weeks are going to be crucial and important for your child, especially ones appearing for the Boards. Most parents should be prepared to face mood swings during this period. Your child could be sad or rude one minute and relaxed or enthusiastic the other. So, do […]

Achievers without formal school education

Here we tell you about four exemplary achievers who never completed their formal studies. British nurse, social reformer and statistician Florence Nightingale The founder of modern nursing, Florence Nightingale, also known as “The Lady with The Lamp”, never went to school. She was taught at home by her father, William Nightingale who took special interest […]

Hope ends fear

Upasana Kaura [email protected] Saumya was studying to be an artist. She wanted to be one since her childhood. Paints and colors always attracted her. But her parents were not happy about her decision. Though they got her admitted to an art college, they had made their disagreement well known to her. Not exactly their fault, though. […]

YOU ARE THE CARPENTER OF YOUR LIFE

YOU ARE THE CARPENTER OF YOUR LIFE

An elderly carpenter was ready to retire. He told his employer- contractor of his plans to leave the house- building business and live a more leisurely life with his wife enjoying his extended family. He would miss the paycheck, but he needed to retire. They could get by. The contractor was sorry to see his […]

WHAT’S CONFIDENCE

WHAT’S CONFIDENCE?

Story told by a man which is most frightening yet thought-provoking experiences of his life. He had been on a long flight. The first warning of the approaching problems came when the sign on the airplane flashed on: “Fasten your seat belts.” Then, after a while, a calm voice said, “We shall not be serving […]

STEVE JOBS’ REAL LIFE EXPERIENCES

STEVE JOBS’ REAL LIFE EXPERIENCES

Speech given by Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple Computer and of Pixar Animation Studios, to the graduating class of Stanford University… I am honoured to be with you today at your commencement from one of the finest universities in the world.  I never graduated from college.  Truth be told, this is the closest I’ve ever gotten to […]