Category Archives: Motivational Stories

Very Nice, Very Nice

By | March 22, 2019

This is the story of a king and his Prime Minister. The King was a very noble, generous, efficient and progressive king. His Prime Minister was also very intelligent, diplomatic, aware of his duties and very faithful to the king. But the Prime Minister had one annoying habit….he used to say “Very nice, very nice”… Read More »

Bishnu Shrestha, Hero Gurkha Soldier

By | March 1, 2019

Bishnu Shrestha wasn’t looking for a fight on the evening of 2 September 2010. As his express train roared through the darkness of the jungles of West Bengal, this Nepalese ex-soldier sat quietly, looking out the window into the calm stillness of the night sky above. The 35 year old veteran was finally on his… Read More »

Because I was told I CAN

By | February 22, 2019

By Jan Graham About 6 months ago, I joined a gym. Every morning, there is one personal trainer there that works out at the same time that my little group does our workout. He does his “routine” with such a quiet determination that he makes it all look very easy; although I know all too… Read More »

Soldier of fortune

By | February 15, 2019

It was the day after Valentine’s Day, 1998. Sengar had just been received at the Guwahati airport by the unit’s escort team. At 5’6” and 52 kgs in weight, you could easily mistake him for the a postgraduate student at Guwahati University. Sengar was re-joining the unit in active operations in the North East –… Read More »

The Secret of Happiness

By | February 8, 2019

A certain shopkeeper sent his son to learn about the secret of happiness from the wisest man in the world. The lad wandered through the desert for 40 days, and finally came upon a beautiful castle, high atop a mountain. It was there that the wise man lived. Rather than finding a saintly man, though,… Read More »

The Circle of Good Deed

By | February 1, 2019

Once upon a time Shree Krishna and Arjun went for a short stroll around the city. They saw a poor looking priest begging. Arjun felt pity at him and he gave him a bag full of 100 gold coins. The priest became very happy and thanked Arjun. He left for his home. On way, he… Read More »

The black dot

By | January 11, 2019

A small town chamber of commerce invited a speaker to address its annual dinner. The community’s economy was bad, people were discouraged, and they wanted this motivational speaker to give them a boost. During her presentation, the speaker took a large piece of white paper and made a small black dot at the center with… Read More »