Story-1

There lived a wise tailor named Tsu in a Chinese town named Hang in Hangdu province. He had a tailoring shop on Mao Tsung street of Hang there was a tough competition by other tailors there. Despite the tough competition, Tsu had a flourishing business.

There there were many tailoring shops on that road. The display boards of the shops were as follows.

“The best tailor in the world”
“The best tailor in China”
“The best tailor in Hangdu province”
“The best tailor in Hang town”

The display board on Tsu’s shop followed.

“The best tailor on Mao Tsung…


Strange but true.

It was a great chemical company known for its research. There were scientists working day and night to come up with new ideas and build new products.

A scientist was working day and night to come up with a new product. He could not go to his home town and his aged parents were worried.

One day, his father, an old farmer came to the city to meet him at his office. He met his son at his office and the proud son showed him his posh office and laboratory.

Father asked, “What are building for years”.


There was a circus company (A) in the 1800s in India that used to travel from place to place with its amazing shows. The main attraction of the circus was its STUNTMAN who used to do amazing stunts and people thronged to see him.

The owner of the circus company always pushed the stunt man to do different stunts or difficult stunts so as to attract more and more customers.

Remember, these stunts were deadly.

The stuntman was innovative and added a variety of stunts to attract the people.

One day our stunt man left the circus and joined another…


The other side of the story.

You all know this story.

Once upon a time, there was a large mountainside, where an eagle’s nest rested. The eagle’s nest contained four large eagle eggs. Because of the earthquake, one egg rolled down to a chicken farm, located in the valley below.

One day, the egg hatched and a beautiful eagle was born. Sadly, however, the eagle was raised to be a chicken. One day, the eagle looked to the skies above and saw that the eagles were flying in the sky. He also wanted to fly like Eagles.
But other chickens discouraged…


The other side.

You all know this story.

A washerman had a donkey and a dog. One night, when everyone was asleep, a thief tried to sneak into the house of the washerman.
Both donkey and dog were awake and got to know that there was a thief trying to come in.

But the dog decided not to bark since the washerman gave only leftover food to the dog. Donkey asked the dog to bark or else he has to bray to wake up the owner. But the dog kept quiet and the donkey started to bray. …


You have heard this story.

There was an old ‘Sword Maker’ in the village. One day, the king’s sword became blunt and the king asked to bring the best experts to repair it and make it very sharp.

Our old ‘Sword Maker’ was a well-known person in the entire kingdom and King’s men asked him to come to the King’s capital to repair the sword.

He went to the palace to repair the sword.

Old ‘Sword Maker’ hit the sword with his hammer at a certain angle and astonishingly sword looked like the new one with a sharp edge.

Further…


Modern Zen story.

Story-1

A worried sales head went to meet the Monk on the top hills. The monk was considered to be a wise man of the corporate world. He was not an ordinary monk.
Monk not only sold his Ferrari but his billion-dollar AI startup which he built in silicon valley.

Our sales head explained in detail about his company products and sales performance. The monk listened to the details and thought a while. Instead of answering he started a story.

“My dear sales head, let me tell you the story of ‘Settlers and Swagman of Australia. In…


A founder went to meet a MONK.

The MONK used to stay at the top hills of the Himalayas. This MONK was not an ordinary monk.

He had built an AI startup and sold at a billion-dollar valuation. Everyone seeks his advice in the corporate world.

Our founder is also from IIM. He built his technology solution and has been adding a lot of offerings and services. Recently he added many more new features.

But alas, no takers.

Despite doing digital marketing, despite reaching out to people, no takers for his solution.

When our founder went to the ASHRAM, MONK…


Modern Zen story -1 ( Take it on a lighter note)

There lived a wise tailor named Tsu in a Chinese town named Hang in Hangdu province. He had a tailoring shop on Mao Tsung street of Hang there was a tough competition by other tailors there. Despite the tough competition, Tsu had a flourishing business.

There there were many tailoring shops on that road. The display boards of the shops were as follows.

“The best tailor in the world”
“The best tailor in China”
“The best tailor in Hangdu province”
“The best tailor in Hang town”

The display board…


Everyone liked my colleague in my last company. He hardly spoke anything in the meetings, never said no to the boss. He was considered to Mr. Cool. All the employees and management liked him very much.

In my case, I was considered to be bossy and aggressive. Often conveying my views critically during the meetings. I said ‘NO’ many times.

I was asked to ‘go’ for mentioning during the meeting that as a company we had no competitive edge to position the product in the market. I was trying to be assertive and it was considered to be aggressive. Probably…

Sateesh Hegde

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