The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.

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The Welcome Email to My Students
The Welcome Email to My Students

This is my 18th year of teaching. Tomorrow, I begin my class at Bharathidasan Institute of Management in Trichy which is ranked amongst Top 20 B-Schools in India. I want my class to be very effective, purposeful yet fun. It is customary that I send out a welcome email to my students before I begin my course to set the right expectations. Here is a…

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18 Jul 17

Training the ‘Little Journalists’ on Blogging
Training the ‘Little Journalists’ on Blogging

A wonderful initiative by the Hindustan International School and Hafiz Khan’s eZone to train school students on the nuances on media. The kids get trained on positive journalism which includes broadcast, Radio, Print and Online journalism.  I look forward to interacting with the young minds and ignite their interest in blogging. 

16 Jun 17

Live Counseling Today on Digital Career Opportunities at DinaMalar.com
Live Counseling Today on Digital Career Opportunities at DinaMalar.com

Over the last few years, I have regularly gone in front of the camera for a ‘Live Counseling’ session on Career Opportunities in Digital for students. It’s a live call-in show for two hours where I answer questions from students and parents.  The show airs LIVE today between 10:30 am to 12:30 pm today. The live video feed will appear on www.DinaMalar.com. Every year when…

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01 Jun 17

Most Kashmiri Students are Not Stone Pelters  (a.k.a Don’t Believe the National Media)
Most Kashmiri Students are Not Stone Pelters (a.k.a Don’t Believe the National Media)

Think of students from Kashmir and you would think of stone pelters and agitators. Atleast, that’s what the national media wants us to believe. That’s definitely NOT the case and I saw this first hand. A few days ago, I was invited to give a guest lecture at Central University of Kashmir. It is one of the 13 newly established central universities in different states…

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24 May 17

A Bag of Gold

Today, I got a bag of coins. Precious Ten rupee coins. The Madras Advertising Club, where I teach Online Advertising, paid my honorarium of Rs.1000 in Ten rupee coins. In these times of #Demonetization, it sure felt like a bag of gold! 

16 Nov 16