Author Archives: gurpreet73

October 18

Making life a celebration

Festivals help us in getting our life to a state of cheerfulness and enthusiasm, a state of celebration.  It is festive time of the year in India. During my first month of Pulse assignment, it was Rakhi (festival celebrating love between brother and sister).  During my last month of assignment, we are moving into mega festival […]

October 04

“A humble beginning” and “Seeing the world through eyes of a child”

We live in a world with ever increasing use of technology. In whatever we do, technology plays a pivotal role in our life today. It has been a powerful tool, which has transformed our lives. While technology is helping to bridge gaps in many ways (e.g. physical distances, economic gaps), it has potential to be […]

September 21

The Power of Music … a great healer and Benchmarking

Music heals, it brings joy to people, it lifts the mood, it reduces anxiety, it soothes the soul, it breaks barriers of language and the list goes on…. However, I didn’t understand the power of music fully till I met Ms Rama Bhalla. Rama is music teacher in Aashirwad School (for mentally retarded & disabled […]

August 31

Taare Zameen Par (Stars on Earth)

“Taare Zameen Par” (in local language Hindi) translated in English means “Stars on Earth”. This is the title of the video on the Aashirwad Special Education School, prepared for connecting this school to larger audience. It has been great experience spending time with these special children at Aashirwad school. Each child is a unique star – […]

August 15

Celebrating Rakhi… relationship of siblings

Rakhi is one of the family festivals in India, which celebrates the bond of affection between brothers and sisters. Sisters tie the silk thread called Rakhi on their brother’s wrist and pray for their well being and brothers promise to take care of their sisters. Refer below few pictures of Rakhis. Rakhi is falling due […]

July 26

Changing my thoughts to change my world

My career with GSK spanning more than 2 decades has got me many friends in GSK family. On similar lines, my journey into the new world (though much shorter, 2 weeks so far) has helped me to add many more names to my family – this now also includes teachers, students, support staff, parents and […]

July 11

Journey begins – world of patience, hopes and dreams

Today is the first day of my Pulse assignment in New Delhi-  capital city of India. Delhi is a vibrant city with 17 million people and is dotted with heritage monuments (few glimpses of the monuments added below). It is rainy season this time of the year in Delhi, I am eagerly waiting for the […]