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Kartik Bajoria

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Durga – A symbol for women’s empowerment

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Kartik Bajoria The famous mythological tale of Devi Durga vs the tormentor Mahishasur goes something like this. There was once a vicious young demon named Mahishasur who wanted nothing more than to become immortal, and be the supreme power across earth and hea... More »

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Delivering powerful presentations

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Kartik Bajoria The art of delivering a powerful, impacting presentation can be a huge asset for Students as well as Young Professionals. It sets one apart and encourages the audience to remember you, perhaps the most vital… via TOI Blog More »

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Design your time

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Kartik Bajoria Time is perhaps the most invaluable resource is today’s day and age. Once time is gone, it can never be replenished. Students and learners are under growing pressure. It is critical that they manage time judiciously, in order to perform, and res... More »

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Building yourself into a strong reader

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Kartik Bajoria People are often surprised when I tell them that I wasn’t always a reader. At school, my library-time would often be spent catching up on sleep, or flipping through the pages of a National Geographic magazine, merely looking at the pictures ther... More »

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Writing as a tool for self-reflection

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Kartik Bajoria Students lead fast-paced lives that are crammed full of activities. There are the regular academics through the bulk of the day, and for most students, after-school time means a slew of extra-curricular pursuits that usually entails going from o... More »

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Lessons from Ganesha’s life

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Kartik Bajoria There are many people we look up to, hero-worship, idolize. Sometimes they are people from within our own families, our parents, uncles, aunts. At other times, it may be a teacher at school, a colleague or a senior at work. And then there are al... More »

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Being A Tedx Speaker

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Kartik Bajoria Ted Talks, over time, have come to be known for their immense contribution to a thinking society. People often turn to Ted Talks to find inspiration, to listen to people who have a deep and unique perspective on life. As someone who is himself a... More »

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True Independence

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Kartik Bajoria A student of mine recently came to me and asked me to suggest a poem that she could recite at her school’s Poetry Recitation Competition. I instinctively gravitated to one of my favorite poems titled Human Family by Maya Angelou. For your refere... More »

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Education for the less privileged

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Kartik Bajoria India is a country with a huge population. 1.3 billion of us populate this vast and ancient land. The tragedy is that our intellection might is in the hands of very few. Or shall we say, a large percentage of this 1.3 billion continues to be une... More »

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Restarting life At 35!

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Kartik Bajoria A couple of days ago I turned 39. I’m now in the last year I’ll be in my 30’s! Society dictates that it is one’s 30’s in which career heights are reached, milestones attained, landmarks achieved. If I judge my own life through the lens of this e... More »

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Life at Film School

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Kartik Bajoria I have been extremely privileged when it concerns the education I have received. Each tryst with the many institutions that I have been blessed to study at, has presented a unique, insightful, experience. Be it boarding school in the hills of De... More »

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How culture influences children’s development

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Kartik Bajoria We are civilized people who live in a cultured society. The word culture represents a certain predisposition in the way we conduct ourselves personally, professionally, and in our general way of living and interacting with the world. Children to... More »