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Book Review: Six Degrees Game of Blogs

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So I have been part of BlogAdda website and it is a great platform for bloggers to participate in various activities and also to share their blog with other bloggers. They had run a contest where a team of 10 bloggers was created and each team was given the same set of 6 characters with their profession around which they will have to create the story and write a book. Six Degrees Game of Blogs is a collection of 3 stories out of thousands of entries they received.

Before I talk about three stories, let's take a look at 6 main characters around which story is framed: 
Shekhar Dutta - Stay at home dad who does freelance writing in Mumbai and take care of his daughter Roohi. Married to Tara. 
Tara Dutta - Successful media person and too busy to give time to family, especially Shekhar and her daughter, Roohi.
Roohi Dutta - 6 Year old daughter of Shekhar and Tara.
Cyrus Daruwala - First year Law student from Delhi.
Jennifer Joseph - Photographer from South India
Aryan Ahuja - Neighbour of S…

Used to Being Poor

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When I was recently travelling in the outstation train, I had a different kind of experience. I observed the type of people travelling in the train and also their attitude. Many a time I see beggar and I wonder.. 
Some people enter into train without any ticket or tickets which are not confirmed, and take a seat which are available/empty. Basically, they hop from one seat to another till someone claims them. In night when you are sleeping, these people occupy small place next to your legs and sit there throughout the journey. As a generous human being you might allow them to sit - thinking they don't have any place to sit - but is it justified? We pay full amount for those seats and give half to someone who didn't pay single amount for those? We always believe in helping the unfortunate but are those people really the deserving one? Some of those people travel like this all the time whether it is an emergency or general travelling. For them it is a way of saving money and using…

Book Review: Connect the Dots

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Connect the Dots ..  Chance to connect to different stories

What you do when you are jobless sitting at home, thinking, what next? How about starting a business? Or shall I look for interesting job? With these thoughts in mind, I read ‘Connect the Dots’ by Rashmi Bansal, the author who wrote famous book ‘Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish’. Though I haven’t read her earlier book, I was inquisitive to read this book. The book showcase 20 inspiring stories of people who are successful in their respective business without having any format training in business.
The stories are divided into 3 sections, Jugaad, Junoon and Zubaan. These stories include businesses like Su-kam, Reva – Electric Car, Haathichaan paper, Tantra T-shirts, Shakti Sudha and so on. The author has interviewed the entrepreneurs and briefly mentioned their success story of the business and their struggle. Whether it is raid by income tax department or no support by franchisees, these people have shown the courage to overtake these…