Ministhy Dileep

Ministhy Dileep

Ministhy S. is PG (PM&IR) from XLRI-Jamshedpur, and currently, an IAS officer working in the UP cadre. She has written five books - 'Unequal Equations', 'Learning with Tippy Tortoise: Tales for Kids', 'Happy Birthday: Poems for Kids' and a novel published by Dronequill Publishers, Bangalore.

Articles written by Ministhy Dileep

"So where does your clothes fall in the rating scale, Miss?" asked the B-school Prof. His eyes would have made a crocodile proud. So very smug - knowing that the victim had entered deep waters. The...
When Abraham Maslow wanted to explain "the urge to be the best", he used a poetic phrase: "The press within an acorn to be an oak tree"*. Remember Chicken Licken in the Granny Tales? He ran for his...
The concern is all about creating "Global Leaders" today. The ones who can manage the affairs of the company concerned, in Algeria, with the same finesse as that of handling it in the inner lands of...
There is a naughty joke about a pastor who told his congregation, "Ladies and gentlemen, now I will show you the most dangerous organ of the human body." While half of the ladies shrieked in outrage...
There is a sage old saying in the vernacular:  "Stones are pelted only at a fruit laden tree." *  Indeed, who would bother to stone a dry and desolate one? This seemingly innocuous proverb has...
I came across an amazing quotation the other day. It asked me to acquire the habit of, "Silently ignoring pretended authority". It took awhile for the news to sink in. And then I wondered. On those...
The horse was the only one to understand. As I patted his head with the enthusiasm of the eager novice, he snorted in absolute disgust. Almost as if to remind me that, "Hey, you get to ride me only...
Apparently there is something called metonymy in English grammar. The best example is "The container for the things contained". Something like Mark Antony's speech after Caesar was murdered. "Friends...
 It might be very suave to bite off the victim's tongue, cook the erratic Philharmonic player for his colleague's dinner and compare Dante Alighieri and Judas Iscariot for a lunch hour discussion....
Have you heard of these two worthies - Tweedledum and Tweedledee? They illustrate one of the greatest management conundrums of all times - Conflicts and their Resolutions:   "Tweedledum and...