Thursday, 10 May 2018

Ujaya Shakya - Finding my own identity (Winner of Leadership Award 2018 at Flame Awards Asia 2018)

Posted by Dhruba Shrestha May 11, 2018 :
His parents raised him well. His parents taught him the family values and norms. They encouraged him to run their family business, which was quite booming. He went along for a while before he realised his life’s calling - Advertising. He then left the family business and joined a reputed advertising agency in Nepal as a young management trainee. It wasn’t long before he quit that job, too; only to open up his own advertising firm, which has now gone on to become one of the fastest growing and most creative ad-agencies not just in Nepal but also in the entire South Asian region.

Guide of the month: January 2018

Traveling gives us the opportunity to disconnect from our regular life. You get to forget your problems/issues for a few weeks, it can also help you figure things out that you would not have understood without the distance traveling can give you. We all have crazy schedules, work and a family to take care of, going away alone or with some friends can give you distance and perhaps even make you realize how important these people are for you. Like the saying says: we never know what we have until we lose it.

Another great benefit is the relaxation you get to do. It’s nice to live life to its fullest and enjoy a stress free time with yourself. Going on vacation lets us recharge our “batteries” by disconnecting us from our regular life. When we come back we feel invigorated and we are happy to be back in our day to day routine. It’s a very good stress remover that has a lot more to give than most people are willing to accept.

Traveling increases our knowledge and widens our perspective. To view new customs, different ways of living is fantastic for the mind. It gives us a new perspective about life and especially our life, it can help us change some of our habits or even create new ones. When I travel I usually make it a point to try new food, some cultures don’t have fries in their diet and they are all skinny, others use spices to give taste and not oils or fats. Discovering different values and ways to get by in life is really interesting. You also need to visit exotic new places and discover what this wonderful world has to offer.