The dreaded C word


That word always sounded ominous to me.

While in University, when anybody wanted to get anything done, they formed a ‘committee’. Some of these committees did well; some performed below expectation, but most were scrapped as quickly as they were created. There was just too much fuss about forming committees.

I guess it was the word that scared people and stifled creativity.

In one particular ‘committee’ I served, we decided to consciously change our perception. We called ourselves a team. Once we did that, things immediately turned around for the better, and we achieved our goal in record time.

Lesson learnt? Life is not as complicated as we think. When we simplify our message to appeal to the human factor within ourselves, things will eventually turn out for the better.

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