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Non Creative Meet 25 – Pot Painting

Author : Antony Jackson

The NC dream comes True!
 
It took two years for us to bring people outside Report Bee to be a part of our non/Naan Creative meet. This time, We worked along with Team Everest (NGO) to bring kids from Kottur High School. The Team NC helped the kids to do some crazy art in the pots.
 
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We decided to try Pot Painting and luckily the date stood on March 25th, The 25th NC meet/activity. The 3 hour session started at 10.00 in the morning and was over by lunch. Few kids were open and interactive while few took time to interact. Some preferred to remain calm and observant.
 

Praveen kumar, narrating a story of his Dragon pot and Samurai Lady. 

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We expected the event to be fun and engaging. Instead, the kids enthralled us with their creativity and perfection. We, as a team, tried our hands on some pot painting before experimenting it with the kids.  When compared to what we did, the kids were way ahead of us.

To us, this activity brought much of joy as we got to interact with kids in our premises. They were free to take the pots they like and we have a couple of pots left with us.  As a token of love, We will be gifting these pots of love hope and joy to our guests!

 

From Panic to Positivity

  Author: Venkateswaran

It was the tail-end of September, the time when schools generate their Term-I report cards. I had to travel out-of-station for a set of meetings that were scheduled during that time. While there were certain pending tasks, I was pretty sure that things will still function smoothly if I’m not in office for a week.

With that in my mind and a little bit of excitement, I flew to Delhi, my first ever trip to the capital. The moment I landed there and switched on my phone, messages started flooding in causing uneasiness. The reasons were two-fold. Firstly, I weren’t in my work space to handle issues and secondly, I feared I wouldn’t be able to experience and enjoy Delhi as planned.

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One good emotion that saves us every time is “hope”. Hope doesn’t provide you a solution for any situation, but it helps you to move on. I hoped that I’ll be able to resolve all the problems that were unearthing and carry on with the scheduled meetings. As the day went by the count of work-related queries kept increasing with the expectation to resolve them all being within the same day.

I was starting to panic. Though I was trying to resolve most of it, work kept piling up. In the evening, after all the meetings, I called a colleague with whom I had planned to stay for the week. I thought of reaching his place early and finishing the work at his place. But alas, he was returning late from work. With nowhere to go I was roaming around Delhi. While I was trying my best to ease the situation my only source of communication, the single positive pillar that I had pinned my hopes on – my phone ­­­­– got switched off.

There is a popular saying in Tamil, “Muzhusa nenanja apram mukkaadu edhukku?” (After getting drenched, why do you need a scarf?).  With that thought my panic flew away. There was nothing to do but to be in the moment and let it sink. Sitting on a bench, a smile rose above my cheekbones.

For the next hour I roamed around the mall and found a place to charge my phone. I connected with a helpful resource at my office in Chennai and he briefed me of the things that were taken care of. By then, my colleague had also reached his house. I went to his place after dinner, had a nice talk and went to bed. It was a while since I had such a sound sleep.

 

Report Bee wins pan India business plan competition conducted by TiE, LIBA, EDI and NEN.

Starting the first post with an exciting news, Report Bee won the 1st prize in pan-India business plan competition espsire 2010. The whole experience was good learning and sharpened our thought process about Report Bee.

We are extremely thankful to the jury, organizers and volutneers of espire 2010. This has charged us to move even faster and create compelling product.

Report Bee team is small just about 3, but we have been showered with support and guidance from many super smart people, which is Report Bee’s true strength.

We are energized to innovate faster.

Here is the snap of us getting the cash award – first revenue stream

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