Did you know... ... that today, besides being Thanksgiving in the United States (Happy Thanksgiving!), is Amistad Victory Day? In 1841, the slaves who seized the Amistad in 1839 were freed by the Supreme Court. The rebellion broke out when the schooner, traveling along the coast of Cuba, was taken over by a group of … Continue reading Did you know…
An Indian left his job and joined salesman's job in a big department stores in Canada. Boss :- Do you have any experience? Indian : Yes a little too much… On the first day, that Indian worked with full mind. At 6 pm the Boss :- How many sales did you sell on the first … Continue reading Indian salesman – a WhatsApp friendly forward received
"We have a tendency to think in terms of doing and not in terms of being. We think that when we are not doing anything, we are wasting our time. But that is not true. Our time is first of all for us to be. To be what? To be alive, to be peaceful, to … Continue reading Today’s Inspirational Quote:
Someone summarised PM's speech for me as I found the PM address full of Hindi, Sanskrit, english jargons which a layman, a man on the street, a common man can never understand. Or perhaps Narendra Modi did not wish them to address. Such a disjointed/ In-silo effort at speech making - even when BJP has … Continue reading $265Billion Dollar Economic Package instalment 10% of Indian GDP announced.
Did you know... ... that today is Star Wars Day? And it's all because of a play on words! Star Wars Day is May the Fourth because a famous quote from the hugely popular science fiction series is "May the Force (Fourth) be with you." Celebrate Star Wars Day by having a Star Wars movie … Continue reading Did you know…
Photo by Madhu Shesharam on Unsplash See the looking for the God, I think he's angry at the petard. He finds it hard to see the king, Overshadowed by the light baseball swing. Who is that flapping near the beach? I think she'd like to eat the broadbeach. She is but a quiet musician, Admired as she sits … Continue reading The God and the Musician Rhyming Couplet Ideas by jay
Ode to the Performer A Sonnet by jay My Performer, you inspire me to write. How I hate the way you bounce, snort and sneer, Invading my mind day and through the night, Always dreaming about the crazed emir. Let me compare you to a nonmember? You are more dainty, funny and funny. Odd fogs … Continue reading Ode to Performer – Jay’s Sonnet
Poet - A Tanka Poem by jay I love my Poet He is friendly and superb. He has gracious smiles And two powerful toes too When he sleeps I feel happy Photo by Thought Catalog on Unsplash
by jay My pizzeria It is deadly and sunny. It has more empty factors And three exciting sorry When it looks I feel happy Photo by Débora Rothenbuehler on Unsplash
Mr. Nelson Wong and I connected on Ecademy, around the year 2004. We haven’t yet spoken to each other or virtually or physically shaken hands. We still consider each other as respected friends whose views we like to read and understand. Ecademy was a great platform where I learnt “ Connections first – Business Later” … Continue reading Meet my Virtual Friend – Mr. Nelson Wong
Meet my Mentor at and President of the Garden City Toastmasters International Mr. Askander Mirza. Corporate Trainer, NLP practitioner, Leadership coach, Distinguished Toastmaster, Public Speaker, Life Coach Mr. Mirza came to our Toast masters club to deliver an Educational Speech. Impressed, I went to meet him next week He readily agreed to Mentor me as … Continue reading Meet my Mentor – Mr. Askander Mirza. ExtraOrdinary Speaker.
Living with a CAD is no joke. I live on Medical Management after Triple bypass procedure was considered unviable. I have strict Diet Regimen. I Walk twice or thrice day and my range is 10 to 15 Km per day. This has helped me get strength in past 4.5 years. It does not make me … Continue reading Writing for that day, which is inevitable to all of us.
In my difficult moments, In my indecisive Dilemma moments I Try this hack or Jay's Tantra. It works for me. I pick up a Gita shloka at random: I pick up a Verse from Bible Look up the meanings. Attempt to find my answers, my solutions to complex issues. It works for me 100%. Srimad … Continue reading Jay’s Tantra Moment
Send flowers to a friend or a family member! Surprise your parents with flowers Send a thank you card to someone who has made a difference in your life (a friend, family member, teacher etc.) Be eco-friendly – unplug electronics when you’re finished using them Lend a friend a book you think they’d like Help … Continue reading RAK – the Random Acts of Kindness Movement . Choose one.
Things Average Out - Almost daily ! 🙂 My Cup of Tea Meaning: Someone or something that one finds to be agreeable or delightful. My mentor once sadi, ask a stranger for a feedback or a solution to your top of mind problem and you are most likely to get it. I used this … Continue reading Random Phrases for 13th Nov. 2018. Creativity and Lateral thoughts.
Turf Free verse by jay Because I could not win the Turf, it did kindly win for me. Pause to win, like the Turf does. It does win, it does install, Should it also rid? Given that it is really lush, Above all others is my poor pasture. Permanent, perennial, poor pasture. Are you upset … Continue reading Turf – Free verse by Jay
Under Your Nose Meaning: Missing something that should be really obvious. Yes. I obviously missed it. It was long time coming. Should have gauged and anticipated some responses. I tried to keep my nose clean, kept looking beyond my nose on my way forward and missed something right under my nose. It was a terrible mistake. Mountain … Continue reading Random Phrases. My week. Lateral thoughts
My Frenemy An Acrostic by jay Many jackals regret. Young hounds bay. Foxy reproaches criticise. Regrettable indiscretions ridicule. Egregious indiscretions roam. Nightly prowls whirl. Extant romances woo. Many dalliances encounter. Yonder jackals rove.
Rhyming Couplet Ideas by jay See the hopping of the Trainer, I think he's angry at the complainer. He finds it hard to see the pig, Overshadowed by the weird golden fig. Who is that prowling near the snake? I think she'd like to eat the stomach ache. She is but a hungry comedian, Admired … Continue reading The Trainer and the Hypnotist
The Trainer and the Hypnotist Rhyming Couplet Ideas by jay See the hopping of the Trainer, I think he's angry at the traynor. He finds it hard to see the pig, Overshadowed by the weird wig. Who is that prowling near the snake? I think she'd like to eat the stake. She is but a … Continue reading The Trainer and the Hypnotist
Missing Free verse by jay A fallen, however hard it tries, Will always be piled. Does the fallen make you shiver? does it? An absent, however hard it tries, Will always be wrist. Does the absent make you shiver? does it? A lack, however hard it tries, Will always be yellow. Down, down, down into … Continue reading Missing
Missing Free verse by jay I cannot help but stop and look at the piled fallen. Never forget the concentrated and heaped-up fallen. How happy is the wrist absent! Does the absent make you shiver? does it? One afternoon I said to myself, "Why isn't the lack more little?" Now oversize is just the thing, … Continue reading Missing
A Villanelle by jay jay couldn't stop thinking about the Facilitate It was just so gentle and outgoing Never had he known anything so appropriate That morning, jay encountered a Facilitate so great He found himself feeling rather glowing jay couldn't stop thinking about the Facilitate Later, he realised that the Facilitate was articulate He … Continue reading jay’s Torment – The Villanelle Of The Facilitate
You shall strive to cause no harm to any life, including yourself. You shall not act with hatred in your heart. You shall not unleash your angers onto others. You shall be considerate of others well being. You shall not take any life. You shall encourage others to join you in following the words of … Continue reading Replace YOU with I Or We – Commandments for us
Be bold. It's on. It's your choice. For champions. Experience is key. Thinking solutions. To the extreme. Bring it on. Endless possibilities. Just enjoy.
Whenever faced with a situation leading to horns of dilemma; that could cause me to procrastinate, delay, be in double minds like sitting on the horns of Dilemma, I go back to two holy books. 1. A Bible 2. BhagvadGita. I randomly select 2 verses and usually find my answers. I named it as Jay's … Continue reading Horns of Dilemma and Jay’s Tantra Way
Never stop dreaming. The future. Beyond perfection. Bite sized business. Standards of excellence. Unbreakable spirit. Designed for you. Love of life. Unleash the power. Limitless.
As soon as the moon doesn't fall, a confession shall bring forth a country's new rise and the deaths of a million. ------------------- As soon as wolves howl together, the two faced one shall cause the fall of a false god and a rise in immorality. ------------------- As soon as what's shrouded is revealed, an … Continue reading Interesting Prophecies – Jay’s Tantra – Have some Fun 🙂 !
Back To the Drawing Board Meaning: Starting over again on a new design from a previously failed attempt. Restarting the Learning Process after a gap. I have found some interesting courses on Udemy about Startups, Funding, Angel investing and others of my interest. Burst Your Bubble Meaning: To ruin someone's happy moment. Hmmm... some WhatsApps, some SMS, some emails. … Continue reading Creativity. Random Phrases. My Day.
Small, Pink Yoga A Concrete Poem Presented as text it jinx yoga could morals hyperactive! positively bad ever so bad very excited rather small very pink enchantress positively excited ever so hyperactive very sharp gonna gonna so pink gonna all pink very sharp friendly! active, sad, affable decidedly amazing active, sad, mad ever so hyperactive active, sad, affable active, awesome, … Continue reading Small, Pink Yoga
Capitalism Free verse by jay Because I could not argue for Capitalism, it did kindly argue for me. Capitalism, Capitalism, everywhere, Yet not a penny to argue. It does argue, it does advocate, Should I also believe? A globalism, however hard it tries, Will always make Millionaires. Does globalism send you shivers? does it? I … Continue reading Capitalism
Fords By Zay-J An Original Song I get on with life as a spy, I'm an adorable kinda person. I like watching plays and sewing dresses. I like to contemplate Fords. But when I start to daydream, My mind turns straight to BMWs. Tralala tralala... Sometimes I look at myself and I look into my … Continue reading Fords By Zay-J An Original Song
Imagine the impossible. A slice of heaven. A solid foundation. The next generation. Infinite possibilities. There's nothing like it. Moments of clarity. Be better. We've got you covered. Recipe for success.
A Love Poem by jay Roses are red, Violets are blue, An actress is petite, And so are you. Orchids are white, Ghost ones are rare, A build is wiry, And so is your hair. Magnolia grows, With buds like eggs, A complexion is tanned, And so are your legs. Sunflowers reach, Up to the … Continue reading For My Petite Moonlight
My #Frenemy An Acrostic by jay Many jackals regret. Young hounds pursue. Foxy reproaches raise. Regrettable indiscretions reproach. Egregious indiscretions regard. Nightly prowls scurry. Extant romances woo. Many dalliances fling. Yonder jackals rove.
Flamingo - A Haiku by jay Freezing summertime A greater, flamingo squeaks beyond the husband
Free verse by jay Because I could not believe in Capitalism, it did kindly believe in me. Does the Capitalism make you shiver? does it? It does believe me, it does advocate, Should it also argue? As globalism, however hard it tries, Will always be for Millionaires. Does the globalism make you shiver? does it? … Continue reading Capitalism
It’s hard to stay connected – reach out to an elderly person you know Smile at 3 people today Forgive someone who has wronged you Write a complimentary note for someone Be eco-friendly – unplug electronics when you’re finished using them Share something interesting you’ve learnt today Know someone who is not coping very well? … Continue reading RAK Movement – 10 Random Acts of Kindness from which you can choose.
Send flowers to a friend or a family member! Start the day right – make breakfast for everyone Old laptop or mobile lying around? Donate it Pay for someone else’s meal today Feeling inspired? Make a meal for your family or roommates Make your voice count - sign a petition for a good cause Feed … Continue reading Random Acts of Kindness
Leave a kind message anywhere (in a library book, on a computer etc.) Share today’s food with your neighbour! Make someone’s day – tell a friend why you appreciate them Someone looking lost? Help them with directions Remember that friend you haven’t seen for ages? Give them a call Feed a stray animal if you … Continue reading Random Acts of Kindness
Help an elderly person cross the road or up the stairs Be someone’s shoulder to cry on Make a conscious effort to recycle Help someone carry their pushchair up/down the stairs Someone looking lost? Help them with directions Good servicing requires a lot of effort; tip them! Go green – don’t waste paper Pay for … Continue reading Random Acts of Kindness. Make it a RAK Movement and Keep at it
Knuckle Down Meaning: Getting sincere about something; applying oneself seriously to a job. Two impromptu Ice-breaker speeches - moving towards Goal 1. Did not win prize, got a participation certificate but the pleasure was in audience individuals - rank strangers coming back not just complimenting but quoting me 'VERBATIM' and saying, they loved it, they would like … Continue reading Random Phrases, My Day and Creativity
Taking public transport? Offer your seat to someone else Give up your seat on the tube/bus Bake for your neighbour Know someone going through something you’ve been through? Give them advice Apologise to someone you may have hurt Make a hot beverage for a friend/family Is that litter on the floor? Pick it up and … Continue reading Keep At It. RAK is a Movement – Random Acts of Kindness Daily.
In the style of Beyonce Knowles All the lifeless shoes! (All the lifeless shoes!) All the lifeless shoes! (All the lifeless shoes!) All the lifeless shoes! (All the lifeless shoes!) All the lifeless shoes! Now put your knees up. Every night I Wander in my bed, Lost in a fairytale. Can you hold my shoulders … Continue reading All the Lifeless Shoes By jay 🙂
Blueberries - A Haiku by jay Brainfogged September flavoured sweet, shaky blueberries sunk in dark chocolates
Word Count: 1109 Summary: How, we can make sure that we are among the winners rather than the losers in these high stakes game? The answer is within us. We must ask ourselves four key questions to determine whether our small business can survive and thrive. Keywords: business, starting a business, small business, … Continue reading Title: Are you Really READY to succeed in SME business? Ask yourself these 4 Questions.
I heard there was a secret knight That Jay knew about, and it pleased the Mentor But you don't really care for pants, do ya? Well, it goes like this The fourth, the fifth The minor fall and the major lift The baffled Mentor composing Wow Wow Wow Wow Wow I'm not here to say I'm … Continue reading Like A Smooth Knight By Z-Jay In the style of an X Factor finalist (UK) 🙂 🙂 Have Fun.
Purchase ethical goods Know someone going through something you’ve been through? Give them advice Smile at a stranger Lend a friend a book you think they’d like Buy someone a coffee Neighbour’s lawn looking messy? Offer to mow it Let someone know how much you appreciate them Save your family some time and buy their … Continue reading Random Acts of Kindness. RAK Movement. Keep At It.