Why uncertainty beats certainty – Ozan Varol


  Wonderful, insightful article by a Rocket scientist. I liked it. Sharing. via Why uncertainty beats certainty - Ozan Varol

I liked this parable : Mathew 13


For the novel by Octavia Butler, see Parable of the Sower (novel). The Parable of the Sower (sometimes called the Parable of the Soils) is a parable of Jesusfound in the three Synoptic Gospels in Matthew 13:1-23, Mark 4:1-20, and Luke 8:4-15. In the story, a sower sows seed and does so indiscriminately. Some seed … Continue reading I liked this parable : Mathew 13

Happy Mother’s Day! The toughest of your lesson was Wean to Win!


From a Single parent raised by my mom when I became an Orphan I learnt the biggest lesson.  My mom once told me that Weaning a child who is breast fed and the mom stops feeding him/ her is the toughest challenge a 6-8 month kid faces in their life.  It initially makes them rebellious, … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day! The toughest of your lesson was Wean to Win!

Do you believe in Cards? – Gut feeling, intution, sixth sense? – A skeptics POV.


While I claim to be a Skeptic, I sometimes trust these cards which can be drawn online like Tarot Carot cards from the various Apps. I have indulged a lot in the early 80's in Astrology, Palmistry, Astro-Palmistry, Face Reading, body language, Gypsy Thumb reading, Hast Sanjivani etc. and I had reached a very high … Continue reading Do you believe in Cards? – Gut feeling, intution, sixth sense? – A skeptics POV.

Diamond is merely a Lump …


Today's Inspirational Quote: "A diamond is merely a lump of coal that did well under pressure." -- Author Unknown I was reading an article From Ashes To Ashes To Diamonds: A Way To Treasure The Dead . It is very interesting ! It talks about "From Ashes To Ashes To Diamonds: A Way To Treasure The Dead"" … Continue reading Diamond is merely a Lump …

88.8 numerologically may not be ok but ..


Then I read this article somewhere I Quote "4 Reasons Why You Are Seeing 888 – The Meaning of 888 Are you suddenly seeing 888 everywhere? You were guided here to help prepare yourself for the next stage. As humans, we are all supported by the Universal Creator and a benevolent spiritual team of guardian … Continue reading 88.8 numerologically may not be ok but ..

WOW! 88.8 ! No its not Poker Win but it is a Win all the same. May make me a Diet Mentor now.


So Congratulations to me.  The credit for this goes to my loving wife and family and my Doctors who did not let me waver like true mentors for one moment from my goal. They set three big strategic targets for me after my 2 heart attacks Get to 68Kg - your weight when you married … Continue reading WOW! 88.8 ! No its not Poker Win but it is a Win all the same. May make me a Diet Mentor now.

Dedicated to Mentees who quit or Cracked!


I wrote an article some time ago, about the 11 mentoring approaches I used and then found that there are many many more Mentoring approaches I do not know about. I was especially inspired by this video I found on YouTube that talks about 5 1/2 Mentors which this Basketball player found in his lifetime … Continue reading Dedicated to Mentees who quit or Cracked!

JayParkhe’s Mentor MasterClass takes off on meetup dot com. Welcome to 28 First Day Joinees.


https://www.meetup.com/Mentor-Masterclasses-by-Jay-Parkhe-f… Join us even if you are not in Bengaluru. We propose to have Webinars for outstation joinees and of course the One on One calls are for both. Mentor Masterclasses by Jay Parkhe for Startpreneurs, SMEs (Bangalore, India) My new Meetup just launched! Join Professional Mentor for Startpreneurs and C Level aspirantsDear Mentor MasterClassMates,I … Continue reading JayParkhe’s Mentor MasterClass takes off on meetup dot com. Welcome to 28 First Day Joinees.

Interesting Quote, Pseudo-variants and Provoking Phrases of the day


Today's Inspirational Quote: "Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind." -- Bernard M. Baruch Recently I read a variant / pseudo version of the above phrase and I was thinking - LOL ! 🙂 Poke Fun At Meaning:  Making fun of … Continue reading Interesting Quote, Pseudo-variants and Provoking Phrases of the day

And Some Random Phrases are so Relevant…


Between a Rock and a Hard Place Meaning:  Being faced with two difficult choices. Like to be or not to be.  Or to do or not to do. This or that or that or this?  The mind becomes so fickle that we just sit on the horns of the dilemma and think there are more … Continue reading And Some Random Phrases are so Relevant…

Inappropriate, Fell short. Random input phrases to Provoke Thoughts


Money Doesn't Grow On Trees Meaning:  Suggests that money is a resource that must be earned and is not one that's easily acquired. Expecting Acts of Kindness? Expecting delivery on a platter without doing any Efforts?  Well. Learn to create many many sources of generating passive income. Some may actually work and then the saying … Continue reading Inappropriate, Fell short. Random input phrases to Provoke Thoughts

I call it Completion Gene or FINISHIATIVE – for Startpreneurs !


Today's Inspirational Quote: "It doesn't matter whether you come in first, in the middle of the pack, or last. You can say, 'I have finished.' There is a lot of satisfaction in that." -- Fred Lebow What is FINISHIATIVE. WHY DID JAY PARKHE COIN THIS TERM? Do you remember the old saying? Never put off … Continue reading I call it Completion Gene or FINISHIATIVE – for Startpreneurs !

5 Minute Mentor Mentee Interview.


Whether you are a Mentor or you wish to be a C Suite Mentee The following can provide you a quick way to break the ice in an early mentoring meeting (with thanks to the Independent newspaper). The answers don’t have to be written down – this is to create conversation. Fundamental to this interview are two main Communication … Continue reading 5 Minute Mentor Mentee Interview.

Story Telling – The Story for Stan F. Smith (?)


I am not sure, if Stan F. Smith was his correct name. I met the gentleman in 7th Floor Free Ward of Jaslok Hospital in year 1979.  No. He did not present a pleasant sight. His half the Skull had stitches in his bald head and he had been operated for Fileria ( Haathi Panv) … Continue reading Story Telling – The Story for Stan F. Smith (?)

4C – Mentoring Technique & Diamonds in the Sky and Darkening of light


As a mentor I sometimes use 4C technique of mentoring. It's origins are in the 4 C qualities of the purest diamonds. which are known as Color Clarity, cut and Carat Weight and as Mentor I made some notes to self below: Respect your belief that we are all One Man Company first. We are … Continue reading 4C – Mentoring Technique & Diamonds in the Sky and Darkening of light

Almost, Blasphemous, Almost Profanity Phrases of the Day!:)


No Ifs, Ands, or Buts Meaning: Finishing a task without making any excuses. Foaming At The Mouth Meaning: To be enraged and show it. Cry Wolf Meaning: Someone that calls for help when it is not needed. Someone who is lying. Man of Few Words Meaning: A person who does not speak a great deal; someone who talks with … Continue reading Almost, Blasphemous, Almost Profanity Phrases of the Day!:)

Via BrainPickings Newsletter: Theodore Roosevelt on the Cowardice of Cynicism and the Courage to Create Rather Than Criticize


I like this newsletter.  How many of us have met people who take refuge, subterfuge (deceit) of projecting they know everything as Omniscients and Demi-Gods! And their masks of Omnipotence wear out thin as the exposure hurts like Exfoliation of the soft skin exposed to the Tropical Sun. It burns like hell. “There is nothing … Continue reading Via BrainPickings Newsletter: Theodore Roosevelt on the Cowardice of Cynicism and the Courage to Create Rather Than Criticize

E.S.T.M. a sub-approach Of Jay Parkhe’s 11 Mentoring approaches Part 2


In this sub-Approach spread over two sessions Jay Parkhe takes the mentee through two other techniques using terms from totally different subject, speciality, Music, Poetry. In 1st Part we discussed, universal emotions, what they look like, and why we're biologically hardwired to express them this way: Anger. ... Fear. ... Disgust. ... Happiness. ... Sadness. … Continue reading E.S.T.M. a sub-approach Of Jay Parkhe’s 11 Mentoring approaches Part 2

Interesting Ugly Phrases from generator today :)


Eat My Hat Meaning: Having confidence in a specific outcome; being almost sure about something. Talk the Talk Meaning:  Supporting what you say, not just with words, but also through action or evidence. If You Can't Stand the Heat, Get Out of the Kitchen Meaning:  One should discontinue with a task if they are unable to … Continue reading Interesting Ugly Phrases from generator today 🙂

GOOD, Bad and ugly phrases of the day


Fish Out Of WaterMeaning: Someone being in a situation that they are unfamiliar or unsuited for. Wild Goose ChaseMeaning: Futilely pursuing something that will never be attainable. Cut The MustardMeaning: To cut the mustard is to meet a required standard, or to meet expectations. Long In The ToothMeaning: Old in age. Mainly used when referring to people or horses. … Continue reading GOOD, Bad and ugly phrases of the day

Jay Parkhe’s C.A.L.M. Approach to Mentoring and Greased Lightening


One of the Sub-Approaches within his Professional Mentoring Practice Jay Parkhe uses is named by him as CALM - Concentrated, Accelerated, Learning Methods.  There is nothing calm about it.  And the usual Perceptive feedback/ Feedforward he received form his Direct reports 22 years ago and his latest Mentees is no Different.  "Jay, you are too … Continue reading Jay Parkhe’s C.A.L.M. Approach to Mentoring and Greased Lightening

Interesting phrases.


Jack of All Trades Master of NoneMeaning: Having suitable skill in multiple things, but not being an expert in any of them. On Cloud NineMeaning: Having strong feelings of happiness or satisfaction.  Scot-freeMeaning: Getting away freely from custody, punishment, or any type of risky situation. Fish Out Of WaterMeaning: Someone being in a situation that they are unfamiliar or … Continue reading Interesting phrases.

Sales Happen when Customer begins to say Yes!


In my sales coaching I would teach - Sales happen when Customer begins to say Yes. After First Yes - Keep saying things that will make him say Yes, Yes, Yes !  The best of purchase managers I train - I train them to say NO , NO . NO. NO - till their Tongues … Continue reading Sales Happen when Customer begins to say Yes!

Thicken the Plot – Bring Potboiler to BOIL!


Between a Rock and a Hard Place Meaning:  Being faced with two difficult choices. Jaws of Death Meaning:  Being in a dangerous or very deadly situation. On the Ropes Meaning:  Being in a situation that looks to be hopeless! Back To the Drawing Board Meaning:  Starting over again on a new design from a previously … Continue reading Thicken the Plot – Bring Potboiler to BOIL!

Random Input Generator


To brainstorm and bring to the Boil inside the potboiler I generate some Random Inputs like this one: The memory we used to share is no longer coherent. I generated some thoughts to go with this Input. It is a past- A memory. Treat it like a 'Baggage' you do not wish to carry forward … Continue reading Random Input Generator

The Plot Thickens


I am a WayFarer with feet firmly on the Ground. I wish to help people, I am a social entrepreneur advisor and a life coach. I love to write original quotes about life, disappointments, triumphs, relationships and everything in between. I wanted to start a blog where the situation that has gotten way more serious … Continue reading The Plot Thickens

Feedforward by mentees “One Man Company and 11 in 1 Accomplished Mentor” – A compilation.


This article is also available on LInkedin I sought a Feedforward from my Mentees, Friends, Peers, Ex-Bosses and Mentors about this article. The responses have been most overwhelming, challenging and quite motivating. 1,Thank you AVM from Bengaluru for this fabulous feedforward: Quote "Hello First of all fantastic compilation of the areas which suits very well … Continue reading Feedforward by mentees “One Man Company and 11 in 1 Accomplished Mentor” – A compilation.