When the whole is lesser than the sum of its parts…

Democracy is good only when people put ‘larger-good’ above ‘what’s good for them’


Over the years I have realized that you can’t make people do even the right thing, because they have different definitions of ‘what’s right’, and those definitions are governed less by ‘what’s the best way to serve’ and more by ‘what serves them best’.

That’s perfectly understandable because of course everyone has a right to exercise one’s discretion and maximize one’s chances of addressing one’s priorities. However, problem starts when people are in a setup which puts them in a network of interdependence.

Because then…all of them can at best attain ‘good’ and can never reach the ‘best’!


And then, full-form of TEAM becomes ‘Together Everyone Attains Mediocrity🙂 

About Sandeep Atre

Sandeep Atre, PhD: Dr. Sandeep Atre is the Founder-Director of Socialigence – an organization that specializes in the development of ‘Social Intelligence’ through its focused online-courses and customized workshops on ‘observing nonverbal behavior and understanding emotions for greater interpersonal effectiveness and self-management’. (www.socialigence.net) He is also one of the Founder-Directors of CH EdgeMakers - a leading ‘Coaching and Training’ group of Central India. In his career of close to one and a half decade, he has trained thousands of students, and professionals of more than fifty organizations and institutions. He has authored two books “Understanding Emotions Logically – A layman’s guide to the foundations of Social Intelligence” and “Observing Nonverbal Behavior – An exhaustive guide to the essential skill of Social Intelligence” and has also been a noted blogger for last many years. He has also featured at various prestigious platforms as a ‘Management Speaker’ and ‘Motivational Orator’ and has also served on various advisory and editorial boards. He has earned repute for his value-additive innovation and holistic methodology in his domain.
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