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Help: A Part of Gratitude

Gratitude: you do not have to pretend to be an inspiring person, simply you can help unconditionally without any future expectation.

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Interviewee Person: Mr. Dipesh Senjaliya (GTU Students) 

He talked about his life experiences of gratitude. Since 2011, his team has been celebrating every year the Ganpati festival with very active support.

He said, his friend was 12 years old (i.e. in 2011) and exclusively managing the entire Ganpati festival.

Fund Accumulation, Mandap Management and Decoration, Buying and Transportation Management of the lord Ganpati statue. Obtaining permission from the police and municipalities, immersing the statue of Ganesh all that work he had done alone.

The initial time was very difficult for him, he received little support for anyone, but as time passes after 2 or 3 years, he has won the faith of people. After children around their age or less were ready to help, people also gave more funds and also contributed to the management.

He continued his journey, not too difficult and he supported all the people. All people began to say that it is the only reason to celebrate the Ganpati Mahotsav in our colony.

After 5 years, I and my other friend joined him. We accompany him in every job. In the initial time he is alone, but now we are working as a team. We all friends are older than him. In many decisions, we also play an important role.

But now we all give him credit. We do not do this work for building our image, but we made as a gift of his initiative. We also do to satisfy our bursts. And now we organize Ganesh Mahotsav more efficiently than previously under the leadership of Sandip Pansuriya.


What is a provocation or insight that might inspire others during this challenge?

Insights (In this Context) for the mean of gratitude: To help someone, expressing a sense of gratitude, you do not have to pretend to be an inspiring person, simply you can help unconditionally without any future expectation

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A Design Thinker, Entrepreneur and is on a mission to Connect One Thinker to Other for development, empowering of society. Right now as a President at Elixir Foundation, try to Engaging Youth for Solve the problem of Societies to development of Country. Currently, pursue Chemical Engineering at GTU.

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Hi Himanshu Patoliya ,

Great to see you sharing your provocations around this topic and bringing your voice to the Gratitude Challenge Community!

From the insights shared in your post, we think it may be particularly interesting to for you to attend our Gratitude in the Workplace Webinar with University of Washington positive organizational leadership expert, Ryan Fehr tomorrow, Oct 13 @ 9:00 a.m. Pacific Time. He’ll be discussing recommendations for designing Ideas for this topic.

You can register for the webinar here https://goo.gl/forms/owhdGkljXkvmW7mi2

We hope to see you there!