Warrier's Collage on Friday August 26, 2022
Welcome To Warrier's COLLAGE On Friday August 26, 2022 Prayers 🙏 : https://youtu.be/68rBjjeck7Y 1) A Life's Lesson from India https://youtu.be/qWi9Z37AEuQ (Link Courtesy : T J Kurup Thiruvananthapuram) 2) Book By Belinda Goodrich https://www.amazon.in/dp/B083P2B7YF/ref=cm_sw_r_apan_PQ2BJTVJNFFSE6ETR2D8 Good Morning 🙏☀️ Excerpts from Amazon introduction to the book @2 above : Using a clear and succinct, 9-Step Process, this book brings you from chaos and frustration to fulfilling productivity with proven strategies to deal with this crazy, always-on world. Have you ever wished you had more hours in the day? The sad fact is that there will never be more hours in the day... and even if they were, would you really want to try and cram more work into them? It's not about doing more. It's not about having more time. It's about doing more of the right things, at the right time, in order to have a more fulfilling and productive life. Leveraging neuropsychology, behavioral science, and Neuro-Linguistic Programming, Author Belinda Goodrich, a leading productivity expert, has effectively defined why many people are stuck in a cycle of overwhelm and suffer with a lack of fulfillment in their lives. With an understanding of the conscious and subconscious brain, the nine steps of GET IT DONE allow the reader to truly take control of their lives. There are 24 critical habits included that are built over time maximizing the impact of this program. This is not a book of fluffy "you should do this" admonitions, but rather a truly innovate look at the human brain and how it struggles to cope with today's always-on technology. Excellent for book clubs - work with your friends and co-workers to transform your personal and professional life, step-by-step A critical tool for business leaders as they face an unprecedented productivity crisis in their organizations from distracted employees A must read for working parents that are struggling to balance home and work duties, always feeling like one is losing out High school and college students, stay-at-home parents, and volunteers benefit from the nine-step process, allowing them a new perspective on balance At the heart of this book is YOU. Stop being trapped in a cycle of frenzy, despair, and frustration, and lead a life you were meant to lead. You are too precious to waste Disclaimer : "Content selection for Collage happens during the 24 hours preceding transmission. What gets included depends on what is uppermost in my mind during the 24 hours. Many repetitions/omissions do happen. This is part of an informal interaction with my friends/contacts." Nice Day M G Warrier A Messages/Responses 1) C V Subbaraman I agree that Mahabali was discriminated against. But Mahaabali was a noble king, unparalleled. He never discriminated. The more one reads about Mahaabali, the more anguish one gets at this unfair treatment! Brutus said, "Not that I loved caesar less, but I loved Rome more". Here, one can certainly say about Vishnu, "Not that He loved Bali less, but He loved Indra more!" Subbaraman 2) Media Response : M G Warrier August 25, 2022 Depleting food reserves This refers to the report "Centre calls meet with States on August 30 to draw up rice procurement plan" (August 25). Pandemic has adversely affected building up and maintaining food reserves at optimum level during the last two years. The report is indicative of the efforts towards making up for the depletion in stocks by timely procurement during the current and coming years. Last two years saw reduction in land under paddy cultivation also. This has to be made up by accepting scientific process to increase production and reducing losses due to delayed procurement from farm (as happened during monsoon this year) and inadequate storage facilities in the vicinity of farms. Technology for farming and modern facilities for processing and storage should be used to increase production and minimise transmission and storage losses. M G Warrier Mumbai B Current Affairs RBI Deputy Governor T Rabi Sankar : Speech https://m.rbi.org.in/Scripts/BS_SpeechesView.aspx?Id=1322 Corporate Bond Markets in India – Challenges and prospects (Keynote address delivered by Shri T. Rabi Sankar, Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India - August 24, 2022 - at the Bombay Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Mumbai) Excerpts : "We have made impressive progress in the development of the corporate bond markets - the market is large and growing; the issuer base is expanding; product diversity and sophistication are developing; secondary volumes are low but growing; and market infrastructure is the best in the world. Efforts need to focus on improving complementary– repo and derivative – markets, diversify the investor base, both domestic and global, and improve access of borrowers at the lower end of the credit spectrum. Beyond this, market development and improvements will remain a continuous exercise. As much as we need to take these steps, it will serve us well to temper our expectations on the degree of liquidity in secondary corporate bond markets. If international experience is anything to go by, the best we can achieve may be well short of the liquidity we are used to in Government bond markets or equity markets." Bonus : Collage Service Story (Shared by Sitendra Kumar) Complainant or culprit? Chander Gupta A RECENT reference to the mounting pendency of court cases refreshed my memory of an episode which had occurred over two decades back during my career in the banking sector. I was the manager of the loans section. A loan for the purchase of a photostat machine was sanctioned to a young man under the Prime Minister’s Rozgar Yojana. A couple of weeks after the loan amount had been disbursed, I went to the borrower’s booth for routine inspection of the machine. To my discomfiture, neither the borrower nor the machine was found at the site. Inquiries made on the spot revealed that the machine which was hypothecated to the bank had been disposed of. The signs were indicative of wilful default. As unilateral disposal of a hypothecated asset was an offence, we mulled taking legal action against the borrower. The bank’s lawyer was consulted; he counselled us to file a criminal complaint in a court as opposed to lodging an FIR. Subsequently, the branch manager filed a criminal complaint in the court. I was listed as a witness. The court fixed the first date of hearing. The complainant branch manager received mandatory summons to be present for the proceedings. Accompanying my boss, we reached the court in time on the first date of hearing. As soon as our case came up, the hearing was adjourned because the summons had remained unserved on the defendant as he was not found at his address. The borrower would have evaded the summons, we suspected. An order was passed for issuing the summons again for the next date. The lawyer told us that the complainants had to be present in the court on every date. The motions of the first date were reprised on the second date also. The accused remained elusive. The case was adjourned for the next date with ditto orders. Without missing any date, I accompanied my boss to the court five-six times. Every time, the hearing was adjourned on the same ground of ‘summons not serviced’. Exasperated, my boss wondered whether he was the complainant or the culprit. As the stalemate lingered on, I was routinely transferred out from the station. The mantle of accompanying the branch manager for attending court hearings fell on the shoulders of my successor. After moving on and getting occupied with new assignments, I lost track of the case. With the passage of time, I have retired from service but was never called to depose in the case. I hope the case was taken to its logical conclusion. Or does it lie buried in the proverbial pendency? (This shows, even in those days bankers followed rule books strictly and reserved commonsense for post-retirement use. Limited reference is to the original loan and "servicing cost". Even today a photostat machine used in shops costs less than 10k 🙏-Warrier) C Faith Dr Charan Singh https://twitter.com/CharanSingh60/status/1562512405929680897?s=20&t=ntNqeG-bdgJonTN6vS1PGw Unity in Diversity - 354 सरफै सरफै सदा सदा एवै गई विहाइ नानक किस नो आखीऐ विणु पुछिआ ही लै जाइ Constantly focused on wealth (as if will permanently live here) while life is ticking away Whom to complain? Death takes away without consent/consultation Guru Nanak, 1412, SGGS D Blogs & Links Brain & Heart : Budding writers https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/readersblog/political-reforms/auspicious-time-for-merger-of-brain-into-the-heart-44409/?comments=show Posted online comments : ' profound thoughts. i\'ve found that closing eyes and trying to connect with the darkness helps in reducing stress. perhaps we have to train our mind to take rest when we are awake. once we succeed it will be possible to handle many problems which disturb our sleep. beautiful verses in simple language.' E Collage Poetry Brain & Heart - John Roedel My brain and heart divorced a decade ago Over who was to blame about How big of a mess I have become Eventually, They couldn't be in the same room with each other. Now my head and heart share custody of me Continued at H1 2) Madras Courier Poetry : Hating Orchids https://madrascourier.com/art-and-poetry/hating-orchids/ F Leisure 1) Sit For 10 Minutes Before*:hello: Sit for 10 mins before a drunkard - you will feel life is very easy. Sit for 10 mins before sadhus & sanyasis - you will feel like gifting away everything in charity. Sit for 10 mins before a leader - you will feel all your studies are useless. Sit for 10 mins before a life insurance agent - you will feel that it is better to die. Continued at H2 *Shared by Vathsala Jayaraman 2) Banker's check BANKER* A father told his 3 sons when he sent them to the university : "I feel it was my duty to provide you with the best possible education, and you do not owe me anything for that. However, As a token, please each of You put Rs 1 lac into my coffin when I die". And so it happened. His sons became a doctor, an Engineer and a banker, each very successful financially. When their father's time had come and they were at their father's funeral. They remembered their father's wish. First, it was the doctor who put 200 x Rs500 notes = Rs 1lacs on the chest of the deceased. Then, came the Engineer, who also put 50x 2000 notes = Rs 1 lac there. Finally, it was the heartbroken Banker's turn. He dipped into his pocket, took out his cheque book, wrote a cheque for Rs 3 lacs . He placed it under his father's body, took-out the Rs 2 lacs Cash and closed the coffin's lid!! *Shared by S Venugopal Chennai 3) Biggest* Joke Book Biggest Joke Book In The World : https://amzn.eu/d/7EPWA5J *This is the biggest Joke 🤣 G Quotes on Brain & Heart https://www.azquotes.com/quotes/topics/heart-and-brain.html Like : A man who works with his hands is a laborer; a man who works with his hands and his brain is a craftsman; but a man who works with his hands and his brain and his heart is an artist. Louis Nizer Louis Nizer (1902-94) was a Jewish-American trial lawyer based in New York City. He was the senior partner of the law firm Phillips, Nizer, Benjamin, Krim & Ballon. In addition to his legal work, Louis Nizer was an author, artist, lecturer, and advisor. H 1) Continued from E I stay with my brain during the week And my heart gets me on weekends They never speak to one another - instead, they give me the same note to pass each other every week And their notes they send to one another always says the same thing : "This is all your fault" On Sundays, my heart complains About how my head has let me down in the past And on Wednesday my head lists all of the times, My heart has screwed things up for me in the future They blame each other, For the state of my life There's been a lot of yelling - and crying So, lately, I've been Spending a lot of time with my gut who serves as my unofficial therapist Most nights, I sneak out of the window in my ribcage and slide down my spine, And collapse on my gut's plush leather chair That's always open for me ~ And I just sit sit sit sit, Until the sun comes up Last evening, My gut asked me : if I was having a hard time being caught Between my heart and my head I nodded, I said I didn't know If I could live with either of them anymore "My heart is always sad, About something that happened yesterday While my head is always worried about something that may happen tomorrow," I lamented my gut squeezed my hand "I just can't live with my mistakes of the past or my anxiety about the future," I sighed My gut smiled and said : "in that case, you should go stay with your lungs for a while," I was confused - the look on my face gave it away "If you are exhausted about your heart's obsession with the fixed past, and your mind's focus on the uncertain future. Your lungs are the perfect place for you There is no yesterday in your lungs There is no tomorrow there either There is only now There is only inhale There is only exhale There is only this moment there is only breath And in that breath You can rest while your heart and head work Their relationship out." This morning, while my brain was busy reading tea leaves And while my heart was staring at old photographs I packed a little bag and walked to the door of my lungs Before I could even knock She opened the door with a smile And as a gust of air embraced me, She said : "What took you so long?" By - John Roedel 2) Continued from F1 Sit for 10 mins before traders - you will feel your earnings are too meager. Sit for 10 mins before scientists - you will feel the enormity of your own ignorance. Sit for 10 mins before good teachers - you will feel like wanting to become a student again. Sit for 10 mins before a farmer or a worker - you will feel you are not working hard enough. Sit for 10 mins before a soldier you will feel your own services & sacrifices are insignificant. Last but Real one Sit for 10 mins before a bosom friend - you will feel your life is utterly butterly Amul! From a Bosom friend: Sit for 10 mins before spouse - invariably, one would will feel the most utterly bitterly person on earth. After all Company matters.