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Kartik Bajoria

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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 »

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Children’s literature builds global confidence

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Kartik Bajoria Literature, powerful, thought-provoking, insightful writing, has enthralled, inspired, questioned, through the ages. A great piece of writing isn’t just a record of life and times for posterity, it is indeed capable of shifting and shaping opini... More »

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The art of persuasion

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Kartik Bajoria The ability of persuasion is vital for anyone, especially for a student. Young people, in order to differentiate themselves, to stand out from the scores of others with equally impressive achievements and records, need to be persuasive. The good... More »

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Write about yourself to discover yourself

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Kartik Bajoria I always encourage people from middle school right up to college graduates to undertake a Profile Writing exercise. This is a simple little 250 to 300-word document where one talks about certain basic information about oneself – Name, School/Col... More »

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Take risks, take flight!

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Kartik Bajoria Life is an unpredictable creature. In order to safeguard ourselves, we plan copiously, invest immense time and effort in making every measurable aspect of our lives ‘secure’ so that imminent risks are mitigated. Facets such as education, career,... More »

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A Father’s Day Ode To Daughters

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Kartik Bajoria The girl child is the world’s most precious gift. The reality in society, however, particularly in many patriarchal parts of India, including my state of Rajasthan, is the diametric opposite! It is a shame really. When my wife and I decided to h... More »

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5 traits of a successful student

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Kartik Bajoria Students today, more than working hard at their academics, must embody a set of qualities that will help shape them into confident, self-aware, sensitive, and well-rounded individuals who stand apart from thousands of others who may have similar... More »

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Seek and you shall find inspiration

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Kartik Bajoria Today I’d like to share three significant incidents of my life. Incidents that helped me realize two incredible truths, ones that I hope, will propel students to find their truths, and their inspirations. When I was about fifteen years old, our ... More »

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Skills OR Knowledge?

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Kartik Bajoria I was recently asked to judge a national, college-level debating competition. The topic of the debate was Skills vs Domain Knowledge, which is more important? It struck me as a most pertinent question, and I was excited to witness some interesti... More »

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Politically correct

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Kartik Bajoria The country is in the firm grip of election fever. Homes, streets, offices, are abuzz with election-talk, with people offering their individual perspectives on who will win, loose, and form the new government. It also seems like one of the most ... More »

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Back to school

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Kartik Bajoria Over the weekend of 3rd May ’19, my own alma mater, The Doon School, invited me to conduct a Writing Workshop with boys from middle-school grades. Needless to mention, I was delighted to be back at school. Wonderful as it was to return to my old... More »