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Everyday, I used to wish good morning to staff members, security person and peons too.

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Everyday, I used to wish good morning to staff members, security person and peons too. On 8th July 2017. My mother Mrs Inderjit Kaur T. Virdi has no more and left us for the heaven. She is like engine to over family. It’s very sad for us to survive happily without her.  After completing the all rituals at Gurudwara, I joined the college after 10 days. Unfortunately I somehow manage to join by little of disturbed, while entering the college campus few students came to meet me regarding this incident. As soon as I entered the staff room each and every faculties felt the condolences to me regarding the same. Even the principal and trustee of the college separately called me and expressed his condolence. It feels so good to me that I have started my work as routine one. Everything is going as usual. As I have accepted that what had happened to me. Two days after, all peons and security persons came to me and felt their condolences. It feels so grounded to me as what emotions I was going through in this difficult time, my colleagues and managements too have same emotions. I think this is the fruits I am getting of my small act wishing them good morning every day. It doesn’t feel lonely here as I have created homely environment with them.

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

Receiving gratitude but by giving small gesture of Good Morning note every morning.

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I am GurpritSingh T. Virdi, working as Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering department at Alpha College of Engineering & Technology, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India. I am coordinator of design engineering at dept level, teaching DE to 3rd- 6th semesters students. To create a homely environment.


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HI Gurpreetsingh Virdi ,

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

We hope to see you there!

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