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The story with the moral .Its easy to understand and to follow

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In our childhood, we knew Birbal as the sharp, witty and intelligent minister of Emperor Akbar. We read his stories, enjoyed them thoroughly, and then forgot them. We probably never thought his sagacity and problem-solving acumen could one day help us manage many of our own problems at home or at the office. The 200-page book by Luis Vas contains 85 small but extremely engrossing tales “to spark your creative thinking”. A paragraph or two on management morals, safe and applicable, follows the stories…Today, no one has time to go through thick books on management skills. This book facilitates quick reading and the illustrations further help hold your interest. … … 

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They have retold some of the Birbal stories that they gathered and at the end of each they have pointed out the management moral of the narrative, whose wisdom remains as fresh as ever. They have divided each story into two parts. The first part cconsists of the problem; the second part provides Birbal’s solution. Readers are encouraged to pause just before the solution is given and think of their own solution to the problem. Only when they have thought of one or more solutions should they read Birbal’s solution. There is no more effective way of honing one’s own creativity.
Mid Day, August 7, 2007
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In our childhood, we knew Birbal as the sharp, witty and intelligent minister of Emperor Akbar. We read his stories, enjoyed them thoroughly, and then forgot them. We probably never thought his sagacity and problem-solving acumen could one day help us manage many of our own problems at home or at the office…The 200-page book contains 85 small but extremely engrossing tales “to spark your creative thinking”. A paragraph or two on management morals safe and applicable follows the stories…Today, no one has time to go through thick books on management skills. This book facilitates quick reading and the illustrations further help hold your interest.” …Interestingly, the authors find most buyers of the book are foreigners first and then youngsters working with BPOs. The books are also bought in bulk by management schools…
The Hindu, July 23 2007
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Tired of mugging up problem-solving formulas? Find your answers the fun way, the Birbal way. Here are 85 stories with management morals.
Times of India, August 3 2007
 

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I basically like moral stories, and this book was nothing short of several short stories, each with a moral :)
Recommend browsing it during leisure time.

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Tire of cramming? Looking for fun? Want to hone your creativity? In our childhood, we knew Birbal as the sharp, witty and intelligent minister of Emperor Akbar. We read his stories, enjoyed them thoroughly, and then forgot them. We probably never thought his sagacity and problem-solving acumen could one day help us manage many of our own problems at home or at the office. The 200-page book contains 85 small but engrossing tales “to spark your creative thinking”. A paragraph or two on management morals, safe and applicable, follows the stories. Today it has become trendy to identify different management principles with historical and mythical personalities such as Attila the Hun, Winnie the Pooh, Mulla Nasiruddin, and Confucius, and with philosophies like Bhagawad Gita, Sufism Zen, Taoism, and the Bible. Against this backdrop, the authors unveil the problem-solving principles that Birbal’s stories portray. If readers pause just before the solution is given and think of their own solution to the problem, they would be honing their own creativity.  

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