Would you ‘Like’ to have…?

…and I thought that living a life that others would ‘like’ you to live meant ‘sacrifice’…

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Well! While being with them for all that while, I was not sure if I was with the same people I had such a different impression of. Among each other, they seemed distant, and even a bit awkward. The vibes were strained and the interaction lacked warmth.

And then suddenly I saw them animated, huddling together…the smiles were ‘on’ and the shine was back in the eyes. And I realized that one of them had gone farther from the table and had uttered those golden words…“Say Cheese…!”

I looked around and in a flash I got reminded of where I had seen this familiar sight.

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I guess, even living two lives gets bearable as number of ‘likes’ reaches a certain mark.

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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