Author: raghav@lifecharger.org

The Perfume (Story)

As she stood in front of her 5th grade class on the very first day of the school, she told the children an untruth. Like most teachers she looked at her students and said she loved them all the same. However that was impossible, because there in the front row, slumped in the seat was […]

Tomato Story

A Jobless man applied for the position of ‘office boy’ at Microsoft. The HR manager interviewed him then watched him cleaning the floor as a test. “You are employed” he said. “Give me your e-mail address and I’ll send you the application to fill in, as well as date when you may start.” The man replied […]

Start NOW !

The single most important decision you can make is to begin. Begin even if you are afraid. Begin even if you don’t know how things will turn out. Begin ESPECIALLY if you are terrified of beginning. The only real difference between someone who “made it” and someone who will always wonder “what’s making it like?” […]

TRI-BOY (the story)

Once upon a time there lived a little frog in a bog who was different from all the others. This little frog had three hind legs, and his name was Tri-Boy. All the other little frogs had two hind legs. Tri-Boy was treated unmercifully by other frogs and was made fun of because he was […]

Dream Big (True Story)

There was a boy in Italy. His family had been small scale bankers for several generations. He was just 6 years old when his mother died of a prolonged illness. The boy then lived with his nanny and her husband who was a stone cutter. The boy used to watch the man cutting stones and […]

You were BORN TO STAND OUT !

“Why fit in when you were born to STAND OUT?” Dr. Seuss I often read about biographies of great people. Particularly artists, scientists, innovators and people who brought a massive change or revolution.   A common attribute that i found in every one of these great people is that they did something opposite of the norm. Something that […]

One step at a time

There was a piece of land behind my house. It was lying vacant since a long time. Few months ago, i saw few people coming and measuring the land with scales and other tools. I soon realised, a construction work is going to start. I witnessed, everyday few people would come and dig the land, some […]

You are STRONGER than your CHALLENGES

“You are stronger than your challenges and your challenges are making you stronger.” Karen Salmansohn   I often observe my baby, learning to walk for the first time. How much eager she is to stand up with my support. She falls and cries and the next moment tries again. Tries to take a few steps holding my hand […]

Whatever you make, Make it YOURS !

I went to the market yesterday and stopped at a grocery shop. I saw right across the street a Carpenter working on something so focussed. He was not disturbed by the traffic noise. It was hot and he was sweating a lot. It seemed he did not bother. He would measure the wooden planks carefully, then take […]

Take the STEP !

“Sometimes the SMALLEST step in the Right Direction Ends up being the Biggest Step of your life. Tip Toe if you must, but take the Step”   What are you afraid of ? Why are you reluctant in taking the first step ? What may go wrong? Even if you fail, you will still have […]