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A key building block  is the “spirit of scientific inquiry” not just at the level of academia and research but also at the level of students and interested common citizens all over the country.

The ‘spirit of scientific inquiry’ is developed not through rote learning or ‘passive observation’ of a visually appealing show, but through […]

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If we offer broad clusters, it is about looking at options and selecting from them. The problem is that this choice is not possible analytically – it is possible only by seeing a “model of living” and deciding whether you like it or not. This choice is about deciding the life he/she wants to live, […]

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The purpose of i-become

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The purpose of i-become is to envision the future of students more creatively, more effectively, and more realistically.

“Creatively” because they should not get stuck in a rut and just follow the herd.

“Effectively” because they have to think in terms of “what will give me the maximum or nearest direction to where I want […]

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The center is the individual

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There is a significance of the word “I-Become”. “I” – the center is the individual. The center is not the company or the institution. The purpose of both “education” and “working” comes together when people are “becoming”, when they are “evolving”, when work translates into some growth in that human being.

So the significance of […]

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There is a deep aspiration in our country. It is vital that i-become connects to that aspiration.

If we are connecting to that aspiration we need to recognize that the challenge of careers is a complex cognitive challenge. It is not an informational challenge. To see it as an informational challenge has been a fallacy […]

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We have to be evolutionary in our thinking.

This means that we have to be conscious of the fact that there are going to be evolutionary states for the people we are enabling. All evolutionary states should be respected. Whatever evolutionary state people are in, they should still be able to see something positive in […]

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Our intention should be to strengthen self-esteem. The same action has different impacts on self-esteem.

For example, a study revealed that girls who fall in love and have affairs in their pre-teens, their self-esteem takes a life-long destruction. But girls who are having affairs much later, their self-esteem actually goes up at that time. Because […]

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Instead of offering advise, we need to ‘show’ the space.

Showing the space is also showing the boundary within which you have freedom. The boundaries are defined by our purpose. It is a functional relationship.

For example – if you want good marks (your purpose), you need to study for the exam. And then you […]

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Currently, students think of easy options in careers. Working towards possibilities in a career space may force them to open their minds towards new options. It will force them to think differently from the stereotypical thinking. It will enable him to break from that mould.

The possibilities can also encompass ‘negative’ possibilities. We should be […]

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Industry itself does not provide graduates with a vision for their life.

Twenty years ago, an earlier generation pretty much knew what they were going to do with themselves – that they are going to join a particular company and they are going to spend the next twenty years there.

Today when people join IT, […]

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