Connect with us

Articles

Divine Relations: A Matrimonial Website For People With Chronic Illness

Ramya GovindRaj

Published

on

divine relations, matrimonial website, terminally ill patients, chronic illness survivors, startupstories, startup stories india, Mickey Amogh Foundation, Vivek Sharma, Mumbai, NGO, matrimonial platform, matrimonial site for people with chronic diseases, dating applications, divine relations a matrimonial site for people with chronic diseases, chronic and critical illnesses, chronic disease, divne relations, health, marriage, match making, matrimonial website, mickey amogh foundation, vijay kumar junja, vivek sharma , indian startups,

The secret of a happy marriage is finding the right person. Matchmaking platforms aspire to do just that. Unfortunately, many youngsters cannot eat the proverbial ‘shaddi ka laddu’ due to chronic diseases. Vivek Sharma along with a friend Sushil Dugar established their website Divine Relations after coming to the same conclusion of helping those people find a life partner.

After losing his son to an undiagnosed medical condition, Vivek Sharma – an alumnus of IIM Calcutta, quit his job and started a medical communication and media agency, which he later converted into a private limited firm. Sushil Dugar, Senior Manager in an IT enabled company had started an NGO in the name of his cousin Mickey, who had succumbed to Autism at the age of 15.

Together, Sushil Dugar and Vivek Sharma established the Mickey Amogh Foundation in 2013 to support underprivileged women and children in education, healthcare, organizing blood donation camps and skill development. Later they started a free to use the portal, available online and on Android phones – named Divine Relations. Its aim is to connect people with chronic diseases or having fought and survived chronic diseases, to give them the opportunity to have a Happily Ever After.

Officially inaugurated on November 4, the platform offers complete security to the users by registering with their Aadhar card or passport number along with the disease type and stage. It does not provide the complete information present in the profile apart from the age, place and the disease they suffer from. The complete details are made available only when someone accepts the invitation.

With 40 plus people already registered, their biggest problem is spreading awareness about the platform. So far only social media is used, according to Mr. Sharma.

Although the website is yet to see success in the form of married couples, Vivek Sharma is still hopeful and aims to touch 10,000 lives within the decade. Partner Sushil Dugar adds that they wish to bring color to the lives of people, who have no one to share their life.

Continue Reading
Advertisement
1 Comment

1 Comment

  1. Geetika

    June 4, 2017 at 12:25 pm

    I have a daughter with kidney transplant before 5 years she is ok

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Articles

7 Books That Could Change Your Life

Published

on

7 Books To Change Your Life,Startup Stories,Latest Startup News India,Best Motivational Stories 2018,Life Changing Books,Best Books About Life,Inspirational Books To Change Your Life,Books About Life Lessons,Top 7 Life Changing Books,Most Useful Books for Life,Best Seven Books

A book always opens up the doors to new possibilities and ideas. You just need to be open to new suggestions. The right books will make you invincible, by providing you with gems you can not find anywhere else. Here we have a list of books which will change your life, only if you let them.

Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert

Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert is about preaching the message, we are all are inherently creative. Big Magic is a motivational and inspirational read, it makes the reader want to create something spectacular.

The Secret by Rhonda Byrne

“You are the masterpiece of your own life. You are the Michelangelo of your own life.” This is the message this book conveys. If you are ever in a slump pick this up, it is a light and easy read, The Secret will leave you with a new energy and a new perspective on life.

The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg

Charles Duhigg takes us on a journey with this book, he includes real life examples and success stories. Duhigg employs scientific discoveries to provide us with a logical explanation about why we do, what we do in life and how to change it.

Crushing It! by Gary Vaynerchuk

The author of this book Gary Vaynerchuk writes “Are you going to be part of the revolution? My hope is that Crushing It! will be the inspiration and strategy for you to understand how it’s not only possible, but practical to do the same.” It is a self help book for entrepreneurs to build their businesses.

Startupland:How Three Guys Risked Everything to Turn an Idea into a Global Business By Mikkel Svane

Startup Land is a realistic account of how three guys dove into the startup industry. They documented their struggles and successes in this book. The story effortlessly conveys the message you just need to be you to succeed at your passion.

Four Thousand Days: My Journey from Prison to Business Success By Duane Jackson

An entertaining an inspiring story of a young man, who turned his life over after being arrested for possession of drugs. The author tells his story about building and selling his business and how he became a millionaire.

Rework By Jason Fried

A New York Times bestseller, Rework, is a business book, that is unlike the rest. Rework does not give you the same old advice, it provides you with realistic, better, faster and easier ways to succeed in your business.

Have you read any of these books? If so let us know how you liked it in the comments below!

Continue Reading

Articles

How Steve Jobs Convinced Tim Cook To Work For Apple

Published

on

Best Motivational Stories 2018,Featured,Latest Startup News India,startup stories,Steve Jobs Convinced Tim Cook,Apple CEO Tim Cook,Apple CEO Tim Cook on Steve Jobs,Most Profitable Business in America,Steve Jobs,Apple Founder,Steve Jobs Latest News

Timothy Donald Cook, also known as Tim Cook, is the Chief Executive Officer of Apple. Cook is a well known American business executive and an engineer. Tim is behind the company which runs the most profitable business in America. Last year, Apple brought in more than $ 48 billion in net income.

Steve Jobs, the co founder of Apple, introduced Tim Cook to the company. In an interview with Bloomberg, Tim was quoted saying working for Steve Jobs was “liberating.” He added, if he had a “really big” idea, he would just simply bring it to Steve Jobs, if Jobs liked it he would just say “OK” and let Tim work on it.

“It was like a total revelation for me that a company could run like this, because I was used to these layers and bureaucracies and studies the sort of paralysis that companies could get into and Apple was totally different,” said Cook.

Tim Cook celebrates his seventh anniversary as Apple’s CEO after being with Apple for 14 years. He took over the company in 2011 after the passing of Steve Jobs. Jobs died after a long battle with cancer at the age of 56.

Steve Jobs’ desire to move into the consumer space for Apple and his lack of interest in growing financially convinced Cook to join Apple. In his first  interview in 1998 for the position, Cook wanted to join Apple within five minutes of meeting Steve Jobs. Cook was so mesmerized with Jobs charm and the way he ran the company, he resigned from his job at Compaq the next day, he did not look back from Apple ever since.

Cook adapted the role as the CEO seamlessly, he calls the job “his oxygen.” He built a reputation as a demanding boss, he holds marathon meetings, questions everything and is constantly emailing employees.

Talking about how Cook’s Apple is going to be different he said, “I love museums, but I don’t want to live in one. Steve taught us to not focus on the past. Be future focused.”

 

Continue Reading

Articles

How To Structure Your Priorities

Published

on

How To Structure Your Priorities,Startup Stories,Startup News India,Best Motivational Stories 2018,How to Prioritize tasks at Work,How to Balance Your Priorities,Prioritisation Method,Brian Tracy,Crazy Busy Work Life Priorities,Set Your Top Priorities

At work, everything is at a high priority, how do you then structure your list of priorities with everything you need to accomplish. Knowing how to structure your priorities, is a key skill to have. To hit deadlines, you need to follow these steps and make your life easier, for you and your colleagues.

Write a to do list

Even though, you know everything you need to get done, it is best if you jot down everything with the deadline date. Do not worry about the order, just brain dump, small tasks as well as big tasks on to the list. From walking the dogs to finishing up a work related document that is due in two hours.

Identify what is urgent

After writing everything down, look at the things needed to be done the quickest, the work, if not done as soon as possible can have negative consequences. That work related document which is now due in an hour and fifty minutes.

Assess value

Look at the leftover tasks, and identify tasks adding the most value to the company upon completion. You should be able to recognize what tasks provide you or your organisation with the most value. If there is cooking food on your list, it would be helpful to do that before embarking to do everything else on an empty stomach.

Rearrange the tasks

After identifying the work needed to be done first and the work garnering the most value when completed. It is time to rearrange the tasks requiring the most effort. The easiest way to do this is by employing a prioritisation method by Brian Tracy. It focuses on your feelings towards the task.

In the words of Mark Twain, if the first thing you do each morning is to eat a live frog, you can go through the day with the satisfaction of knowing it is probably the worst thing going to happen to you all day long. With this ideology in mind, get the worst task done first.

  1. Things you do not want to do and you do not need to do.
  2. Things you do not want to do but actually, need to do.
  3. Things you want to do and actually need to do.
  4. Things you want to do and do not need to do.

Remember you only have twenty four hours in a day, make sure you do not bite off more than you can chew.

 

Continue Reading
Advertisement

Recent Posts