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Weekend Box Office Tips-The sum of the parts makes the whole

Persistently pursuing your passions will sooner or later lead to success and recognition. One doesn’t need  to have success and recognition  in mind before setting off on their passion.

So the weekend box office tip is by Srishti Sethi, doctoral candidate at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences:

“The sum of your efforts, on a yearly, weekly, daily and momentarily basis, makes the whole of your dreams come true.” “

Srishti’s Weekend Box Office Tip

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Discussing Pak – Hindu refugees at Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs New York

In the words of Srishti Sethi, “individual effort, towards any direction, which might appear insignificant for that particular moment,  sums up to magically produce consequences beyond  what you can imagine.”

The story behind the weekend box office tip

In her case , working with focus on  important aspects (fieldwork in the soul dehydrating heat of Jodhpur, writing endless chapters in the library ), which appear mundane to the ordinary eye, lead to the story of the under-represented communities to come through.

Endless hours of hard work and meticulous research required going beyond the self.  All the selfless effort towards getting  borderland tribes recognized  finally came to the fore with her Ted Talk on the sense of belonging and televised interview with Ravish Kumar(Primetime NDTV).

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Discussion on rights of refugees with Ravish Kumar on NDTV Primetime

Her weekend box office tip tells us to silently do the needful today without worrying about the success it will get you tomorrow.  All the sacrifices will be worth it at the end.

Her topic of research has been highlighted by the media and being an expert in her field she has the right skill set to show the world the exact picture. All the effort that she has put in this research, both mental and physical, has been rewarded.

So keep working on your passions , you might not get instant recognition or fame, but with persistence you will be gratified. Gratification might come in the form of success, recognition or fame, but every single moment of your effort will be rewarded.

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Ted talk on sense of belonging, idea of home.

Lessons to learn from  Srishti’s story:

  1. Work without defining final outcomes, you wont be rewarded in the exact way that you want, but you will be rewarded.
  2. Don’t be distracted from your tasks seeing others while away their time.
  3. All sacrifices directed towards a good result will reap rewards beyond your imagination.
  4. Howsoever insignificant your efforts appear in the moment, they will make sense when you achieve your goals.
  5. Your intentions and vision will help you in the struggle. Always believe in yourself, the world will follow suit.

With a clear vision and good intentions your efforts will never be wasted.  So hustle on with your passionate pursuits, soon you will be blessed with results beyond your imagination.

Do follow Srishti (Facebook and Instagram) on her journey as she intends to enhance the current circumstances of Indo-Pak Migrants and get them the recognition they deserve. Having refugee ancestors this research on existence and human rights comes naturally to her and that’s how she can pursue it passionately.  A very Special thanks to her for her contribution to the weekend box office tips.

 

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