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Have you ever thought about what defines you? These days, all I can think of is ‘‘What defines Apeksha?’ Recently, someone asked me to define myself. Such a simple question, right?  But yet, I struggled to answer. I was blank. Then I was asked what......

have been serial procrastinator for a long time & it’s been frustrating. It’s simply so irritating to have this habit as one of my weaknesses.  In a couple of days, I have my final dissertation coming up. I’m in my third year of economics and we......

I was surprised to see him using a makeshift spade to make little trenches. He was planting little saplings in the narrow patch of soil. As I got out of my car, with curiosity I asked him which variety of flowers he was planting. I......

It’s not an event, it’s a movement. My primary takeaway through this journey at Enterprise has been a feeling. The feeling I get after starting something new, after planning something huge- basically, the feeling I get after DOING something. Human beings, I figured, are not......

ne Sunday evening I was having a general conversation with my dad and uncle on “Who taught you money management techniques”. The three of us had a wonderful conversation about this topic and I realized that the more your money works for you, the less......

Entrepreneurship is so much more than just a profession, it’s an approach to life. It’s a mindset that allows you to solve problems innovatively. We are in the midst of the 4th Industrial Revolution. To put it simply, this means that we need to re-think......

It has been 10 months now since I joined the Coffee Industry and these months have been nothing less than amazing for me. Not just in terms of Coffee, Food and Beverage, but these have taught me many more things than just about my job.......

21st July, 2021 – the day where I was going to travel to the farmhouse and celebrate my close friend’s birthday. My excitement had reached its peak and even the rains in Mumbai couldn’t ruin my mood. The farmhouse was located in Neral (a place......

There are some moments in our life when a person we meet changes our life forever. It may not be because of what he said to did. It’s just because of how they live their life. It’s because of their simplicity, their humility, and their......

How does it feel to be abducted by aliens to their strange and peculiar planet called ‘The Space’ where you are held captive. That too not by force but by your own will? It happened to this human who lived a simple life and to......

I recently went to Panchgani with my junior college friends. We’ve been together for more than 5 years now. At dinner on our very first day, all of us started exchanging our purposes in life. Some were clear, some had it in bits and pieces......

  hen I feel something, I feel it deeply. I tend to get consumed by the emotion, and it takes over me like the smell of burnt garlic in a kitchen. It’s everywhere. It starts to influence what I do, what I don’t do, and......

So it’s been more than a year since I’ve turned Vegan. I used to think that it’s a fad diet. But for the last few months, I’ve spent 700+ hrs of learning and unlearning about what Veganism truly is. Now I don’t just stop consuming......

  I’ve had a tough time in trying to achieve this mindset and I haven’t reached even 10% of where I wish to be. I took some steps so that I could achieve what I wished for and there’s been some progress. The 2nd phase......

Attitude is what you think, how you feel, and what you do. In today’s world, information is freely available, work can be automated or outsourced, skills can be learnt, and analysis can be computed. But we still don’t have the technology to replace attitude. Luckily,......

Succeeding the Catapult fest we had started taking orders and we were also working on the product developments. We were overwhelmed with the appreciation and the feedback that we received for our product. There was a lot happening at the back end to fulfil the......

The Approach, The Mentality, The Seriousness of doing something, be it a task or even while I am approaching someone or talking to someone, all of this has come to me. I wasn’t taught this separately. I just saw me parents doing it and it......

“What do you want to do after college?”   “What are your plans for the future?”    “Am I not doing enough?”    These are some of the common questions we, as college students are asked, either by the society aunties in a condescending tone,......

#Beyond College Share on: BSc Arch student takes an intentional decision to drop out & becomes a barista, uses a fellowship as a launchpad during the lockdown to joining one of India’s top coffee trainer’s startup as a core team member 5th May 2021 Anish......

“Beta, uncle ko thank you bolo!” As a child, all of us are taught to appreciate our relatives, community helpers when they do something for us.   But how often are we taught to appreciate our parents or even our siblings?  How often do we......

o one, who is successful, is self-made. Are you confused by this opening statement? Did I hear you scoff a little? Well, hold your breath and read on to know the secret to success. This general notion that character, intelligence and hard work breed success......

#Beyond College Share on: COEP final yr student opens up a ‘parallel universe’ of opportunities through sheer grit and hard work to expand her mind and potential; builds a reputation as someone who can be counted on for leadership and powerful execution 7th May 2021......

Hi, I’m RahulIn this video I’m going to share about persona, which is most important process for any business to select their target audience and this process personally I did for my projects so in video I’m trying cover each and every aspects which I......

A Social Experiment Can you look at the image on the left and try to memorize as many objects as you can at one glance?   Could you do the same for the right picture now? Can you understand the difference between the two? As......

“What are your hobbies?” Asked every scrapbook I filled, every relative I met. I have always struggled to answer this question. I never knew what my hobbies were.  All the other kids used to have hours & hours of classes throughout the day. But I......

Challenges are the tools that shape us. They help us grow mentally and physically. Everyone passes a phase where they have to face something they don’t want to at the most unexpected time. However, only a few are able to pass that phase with a......

inancial words can make or break your way. They can shape entire economies. They can empower or weaken a person’s ability to make them believe in a different future for themselves. I honestly had an issue with financial terms when they got introduced to me through newspapers......

  The lockdown 2.0 was over, it was finally time for some sports. Lockdown was filled with online video games and tasty delicious food over and over again on a repeat. My athletic part was on a complete break. As much as I hated 0......

Hello, I was Shivam, and now I’m Shiv! What does that mean? Have you ever felt that you have had a transformation? I have felt it and even experienced it.  I can say Shivam was short-tempered, dependent, getting into fights for no reason, wanting to......

Ever studied for an exam at the end moment? Of course, we procrastinate until the last moment. But why do we even bother studying at the end moment? Guilt. That is what drives me to finally start studying.  Every time before an exam, in my......

ow do you feel when you receive a compliment from someone? Do you accept it and believe that you have the quality people tell you you have?  Honestly, I don’t like to be labelled as having a ‘quality’ in me. The whole process feels painful......

Allow me to start by asking you a question, “ Have you ever wondered  , am I making a difference   by whatever I    do ?” Well trust me friend you are not alone. Though this has been bothering me for quite some time......

ast month I turned 20 in 2020. It was  a bitter year majorly spent in lockdown staying at home, but it has taught me a lot of valuable lessons. In December 2020, I had my birthday. I was expecting it to be just a wish......

t the beginning of the pandemic, I found myself admitted to the hospital for a few weeks. All my work and projects came to a screeching halt as I lay in bed, idle. I spent 16 hours a day resting and yet somehow, I felt......

Everything that is ever created by a human being is created at least twice. Before anything takes physical form, it must be first created inside the mind of its creator. It must have been seen and imagined to great detail in the form of a......

Seeing people move on, and do great things has been very pressurizing for me. I am one year away from graduating. I am constantly bombarded with questions and thoughts of what’s next? Seeing people move on, and do great things has been very pressurizing for......