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RUNWAY (3 to 39) {36 Slides}A decided MinorityA SWOT AnalysisA Felt Need to Take OffTAKE OFF!(40 to 103) {63 Slides}Mi...
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•India‟s   Total Population(1-1-11):1.23+billion•TN Hindu Population: 5.4985 crores(88.1%)•KK District Population: Not ava...
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•Total Population 2011 :7,21,38958•Adult Males &kids … :3,61,58871•Adult Females & kids : 3,59,80087•Slice of Indian Popul...
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Indian Population  123+ Crores TN Hindu population     5.5 Crores  Nairs:3.1 lakhs                       5/2/2011   11
•Better   than Christians     in generosity, friendshipwithout strings, and mindset to elders•Better   than Muslims       ...
Past Links with: The rulers of Travancore/Kochi/Malabar The local kingdom‟s army Local government machinery The rich/t...
Let this Gene Pool die out?Option A:Deterioration of Nair community-poverty-unemployment/stagnation-apocalypseOption B:Ac...
“Rabbits areWhat coyotes are for”(Kate Ryan, US Poet laureate,2011)                              5/2/2011   15
•Relegation   to menial social hierarchy•Open    denial of employment openings•Widespread    depression, distress sale•“A ...
•Loss   of land or built-up property•Fatalism,   Defeatism, Stoicism, Resignation•Zero   caliber to maintain families••Ser...
The  Price of Community StagnationResistance to Lifestyle ChangePolitical North Wind: Zero ReservationSocial Pressure:...
Remaining  unitedLearning to demandAvoiding internal bickering for powerLearning to co-operateEnsuring family level h...
A:   Building A Family MonolithB:   Multi-level Networking HabitC:   “One for All and All for One!” MindsetD:   Reinfo...
Change needed in Life style, Parental and Family goals Desire for Self Improvement Parenting/Parental Attitudes Home l...
Internal, external causesPolitical/Social/Economic triggersPost-1956 AlienationLoss of Past Glory“Forward Community” ...
   Family Property (Feud & Fragmentation)   Loss of Land through „reform policies‟   Blotches on Family Harmony   Urba...
EF 1: Migration/Immigration/Kid alienationEF2: Location LonelinessEF 2: Fragmentation TemptationEF 3: Property Sale th...
•   Sedate Worldview•   Nostalgia/Sentimentality•   Family Surname OCD•   Etiquette Pitfalls:• Ego & Hauteur•   Monomania ...
•   Official (Inflexibility/Yellow/Pink Slips)•   Economic( Money Crunch/Borrowing)•   Familial (Partner Stress/Outsider S...
•   Gossip/Clannishness/Petty politics•   Abuse of Position: Sexual/Official•   Overuse of Caste/Region Mindset•   Indisci...
•As   a   family head:0 to 10?•As   a   life partner: 0 to 10?•As   a   parent:0 to 10?•As   a   neighbor:0 to 10?•As   a ...
Participation Degree in Celebrations Funerals and rituals thereafter Family Contingencies/crises At family temple fest...
   „Holier than Thou‟ Stance    Negative WoM    Position-hankering/Silo Mindset    Malfeasance/Lack of trustworthiness...
:•“We are better than them!” ..Snobbery•“May the Devil take others!” ..Egotism•“My jeweler and I alone!” ..Egoism•“After u...
•“Why must I promote other Nairs?” (Comm.Spirit)•“Why need I waste time over NSS?” (Orgnzl Sense)•“Must I alone help paren...
Average  health/staminaTalent SpectrumA God-fearing mindsetWilling to exert under pressurePotential for NetworkingHo...
Higher  preference for white collar vocationsAversion to “menial” occupationsBias for impressive appearanceSusceptibil...
Parental  mindset to Sports/Athletics/GamesDaily Exercise CultureDeadline MindsetUnplanned Family BudgetAffinity for ...
Hope  for Social Elevation: AverageAptitude for Business: Not Shared Ambition Level : AverageSupport for/from Communit...
Keep   your politics for the Voting Booth!Vote according to your conscience!Make no public comments on your stand!No d...
   Migrating to the West   Serving Indian/MNC firms   Securing Corporate Positions   Working for Nair Synergy   Rende...
Sibling rivalry/Power PlayDissension & Disunity„Generation Gap, Filial AlienationPressure for Parent-DumpingMarital S...
External:   Nadar Challenge   Political Hostility   Plebeian gangs   Local government   Neighbors   Peers          ...
Nadar Power•Zest for Wealth/Assets• Distancing the Past.• Involvement in A-Z business lines•Aggressive Marketing Verve•Hig...
Nair-Nadar Asset      Gap                   5/2/2011   42
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Direction for   CommunityNair Growth                  NHG                 Family                Individual                ...
Two Exercises for You•1.Do your own SWOT first!•2.List your undercover blues:•Dowry  Demands? Dowry Diversion ? Barren? St...
   A. Short Term Objectives:   a. World View Shift   b. Purposefulness   c. Motivation maintenance   B: Long term Obj...
•Personal  level: Change in Mindset, View ofLife, Self-Confidence.•Family level: Internal Harmony, EmotionalBalance, Reach...
Demanding/Accepting   DowryIgnoring/Abetting Bride BurningAccepting Assault/Domestic ViolenceApproving Polygamy/Polyan...
•Equilibrium  in Family•Emotional Balance for all members•Freedom from Poverty/Depression/Worry•Healthy and Cheerful Kids•...
The habit of taking food togetherZero parental fight over MoneyWelcome Space for kids‟ friends tooLaughter, Humor and ...
•Piggybank  habit for kids‟ help with home•Clear boundaries of demeanor•Shared Prayer Custom•Monthly “backward” and Mother...
Free   to   discuss any topic with you and MomFree   to   voice their preferences in lifeFree   to   choose any skill a...
• Vision of what your kid can becomePhaseA • Planning to smoothen his/her way        • Ongoing EncouragementPhaseB • Monit...
   Convince them life is a roller coaster   Prompt them to give suggestions   Tell them of human relationships   Ask t...
Speaking  GameMinimal use of TVMini Home Library and GardenInvolvement in ProjectsTopic of the WeekWeekly QuizDumb ...
Eating together leads to better bondingPrevents obesity by 50%Fewer calories/better-cooked than junkfoodBetter table m...
Higher  Self-EsteemDeeper ConfidenceGreater Career FocusBetter Interaction with Peers/FamiliesSalutary Community Impa...
We MUST be free from•   Poverty Crisis•   Mental Stagnation•   Fossilized Mindsets•   Slavery to Traditional Notions•   Lo...
Keep  Busy at Home and OfficeAssist Hubby/Wife/KidsVisit Own PeopleAction Discussion/BrainstormingKeep Off Idiot Box...
The most terrifying prospect for the   human being reaching for hisdream, is that he can truly become     the person hes d...
•Though   the devil may stand behind our back,•Well not see his shadow fall,But read the signs in the morning stars•Of a g...
Boon :   a. More competitive spirit.   b. Trigger for higher youth migration.   c. Superior educational status.   d. R...
Six Keys to it!CommitmentCompassionGenerosityToleranceKindnessConnectivity   Mindset                                ...
Smile is the Lighting System of your face   The Cooling System of your heart     Boosting System of your Mind             ...
• Whenever you meet colleagues, relatives andsuperiors in Office• Clasp hands vertically• Shake only THREE times.(No pumpi...
Both personal and community branding needed.Every Nair can and must strive to excel in:               Vocation/Professi...
•PC familiarity vital for networking.•Networking vital for multilevel harmony.•Email ID and MS Office skills an asset•Glob...
Short Term Objectives(2011-2015):Put your own home in orderEnsure Outlook change within familyTrend-spot your extra inc...
Brings together 2 or 3 generationsInfuses in kids a Family IdentityAffords concerted approach to ProblemsCements Youth...
Prior to: Family Temple Festivals Family level celebrations(E.g. weddings/newarrivals/promotion of member/maritalengagem...
   First Priority: The hall at own parental home   Second Priority: A local auditoriumThird Priority: Rented Halls in t...
Collective prayer by all family membersRespecting the senior most elders„State of the Family‟ Speech by an elder Focus...
Dire need to network more throughEmail, telephone, cell phone and postExchange Email IDs, cell phone numbers atevery Soi...
Wear  “JRWW” Badges as leadersEnsure smooth conduct of Soirees/MeetsHelp with regular attendanceZest for discussion an...
Systematizes   RecordsAssists JRWWMaintains the Community MotivationExplores new OptionsDrives the Nair Team SpiritS...
Work   for unity and harmonyNetwork   through personal visitsHelp   one another within the communityDump    nostalgia ...
Pursue   all occupations & render services topublicBe sociable and Look confidentSeek help when neededJoin your commun...
Give  a strong family identity to our kidsStream your kids talent-wise!Visit your parents with your wife & kidsGive co...
Woman   Power-the Community Catalyst60-65% housewives mere home makersNot productive enough.SHG‟s to be formed and pro...
   Bee Rearing             Bhajan Groups   Honey sale              Baby sitting   Tailoring at home       Home maker...
   Fabric Printing         Anti Dowry Sessions   Fitness Training        Pre-School   Cookery                 Garden...
Make  health a top priority!Never live with a prejudice against sports orgamesPromote your kids‟ zest for sports/games...
Sanctity and cleanliness in the Home premisesPromoter of Chastity in wedded womenInfusion of Hindu faith in kidsSocial...
•Formed   for protecting family temples•District wide representation•Registered as a Charitable Trust•Having own Bank acco...
Headed  by President, VP, General Secretary, andTreasurer.Has Taluka-level Committees inKalkulam, Vilavancode, Thovala a...
Guidelines for Taluka Level MeetingsKeep a register with all family addresses andcontact numbersInclude cell phone numbe...
The  gents can help make all arrangements forfood and seating.Ladies need to arrive well in time for collectingRegistrat...
Maintain the pace of the discussion.The discussion over,let everyone get to know othersactively.Exchange phone numbers ...
The Taluk Committee Secretary must visit thenew members at their homes once in a month.Actively befriend the whole famil...
•“Allfor One and One for All” Approach•Passive Help for the less fortunate Nairs inCounseling/Legal advice/Career guidance...
Forget  and forgive petty spiteCollaborate and Co-operatePrioritize Your Family Strength and HarmonyStrong Community S...
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Family Unity &Harmony    Nair    families  NSS & SHG  Activities                 5/2/2011   94
•   Alien origin, Mindset, Cultural mores, Beliefs•   Infiltration into TN/Kerala.•   12th Century conspiracy of elders•  ...
Never be resigned     to Fate!Be brave in unity !Network actively  24/7/365!                      5/2/2011   96
….Unite at family level first and fast!Ensure unity inside home!Pray together with your kids in normalvoice!Share food...
Tragedy is what you make of it  and you, darling, are no Ophelialost and floating in a lifeless pond!!    You are not with...
A.   Be Active! Keep fit through workouts!B.   Never live like a pack of cats!C.   Display your courage at all times!D.   ...
If you think you‟re beaten, you are;If you think you‟ll lose you are lost,For out in the world we findSuccess begins with ...
 No excuse for overdependence on destiny/Fate No caste prejudiceImprove towards Family Harmony Striving for Community ...
Well LIVE our life and the best it bringsTill our twilight shadows fall;Our hearts grow brave, and the world, my dears,Is ...
For your attention, questions and doubtsFor thinking along with me for this whileFor your decision to work for Nair com...
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1.   The Census of India 2011: A GOI Publication2.   Dalit Church in India? :Ninan.P.Koshy,Australia3.   History of the Na...
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  1. 1. 5/2/2011 1
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  3. 3. RUNWAY (3 to 39) {36 Slides}A decided MinorityA SWOT AnalysisA Felt Need to Take OffTAKE OFF!(40 to 103) {63 Slides}Mindset ChangeFamily Soiree & PrayerA Blueprint for FutureUsing Woman PowerTemple DeityTake Off to Prosperity! 5/2/2011 3
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  6. 6. •India‟s Total Population(1-1-11):1.23+billion•TN Hindu Population: 5.4985 crores(88.1%)•KK District Population: Not available•Total Nair Population in KK: 3.08 lakhs * What a micro sample we are! 5/2/2011 6
  7. 7. 5/2/2011 KKDistrict,TN 7
  8. 8. •Total Population 2011 :7,21,38958•Adult Males &kids … :3,61,58871•Adult Females & kids : 3,59,80087•Slice of Indian Population: Only 5.96% of total•Growth Rate/Year……. : 15.6%•Christian Population….:1.2 crores (2011)•Dalit Xian Fundamentalism?:YES. 5/2/2011 8
  9. 9. 5/2/2011Pink: Oval: TotalBlue dough: Nairs 9
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  11. 11. Indian Population 123+ Crores TN Hindu population 5.5 Crores Nairs:3.1 lakhs 5/2/2011 11
  12. 12. •Better than Christians in generosity, friendshipwithout strings, and mindset to elders•Better than Muslims in being not having a criminalmindset, with „talaq‟ stigma, or in Cinderella wives;•Better than Caucasians in sharing local culture,having roots in this soil and having the natural skin tint•Better than Blacks in looks, cleanliness and lifestyle 5/2/2011 12
  13. 13. Past Links with: The rulers of Travancore/Kochi/Malabar The local kingdom‟s army Local government machinery The rich/the powerful elite Landowner Class Feudal System 5/2/2011 13
  14. 14. Let this Gene Pool die out?Option A:Deterioration of Nair community-poverty-unemployment/stagnation-apocalypseOption B:Action Plan—Implementation-Fulfillment oflife‟s dreams-joy, fame and prosperity 5/2/2011 14
  15. 15. “Rabbits areWhat coyotes are for”(Kate Ryan, US Poet laureate,2011) 5/2/2011 15
  16. 16. •Relegation to menial social hierarchy•Open denial of employment openings•Widespread depression, distress sale•“A nonentity vote bank” label 5/2/2011 16
  17. 17. •Loss of land or built-up property•Fatalism, Defeatism, Stoicism, Resignation•Zero caliber to maintain families••Servile life style, Short life span, Higher suicide rate•Extinction of Nair community from India 5/2/2011 17
  18. 18. The Price of Community StagnationResistance to Lifestyle ChangePolitical North Wind: Zero ReservationSocial Pressure: BPL/APL LabelsFamily level Challenge: Filial Feud,Entropy Money Crunch Stress from Tradition/Custom/Rituals 5/2/2011 18
  19. 19. Remaining unitedLearning to demandAvoiding internal bickering for powerLearning to co-operateEnsuring family level harmonyHaving a clear vision and mission. 5/2/2011 19
  20. 20. A: Building A Family MonolithB: Multi-level Networking HabitC: “One for All and All for One!” MindsetD: Reinforcing Nair Unity 24/7/365 5/2/2011 20
  21. 21. Change needed in Life style, Parental and Family goals Desire for Self Improvement Parenting/Parental Attitudes Home life (Diet, Workout, Prayer, Relations) Customs, Conventions Mindset, Behavior/Socializing Patterns Health Maintenance 5/2/2011 21
  22. 22. Internal, external causesPolitical/Social/Economic triggersPost-1956 AlienationLoss of Past Glory“Forward Community” LabelEffects of Job Reservation PolicyBias for White Collar positions 5/2/2011 22
  23. 23.  Family Property (Feud & Fragmentation) Loss of Land through „reform policies‟ Blotches on Family Harmony Urban Migration, Empty Nest Syndrome Indifference to Community Spirit Blots on Career (HoF/offspring)• 5/2/2011 23
  24. 24. EF 1: Migration/Immigration/Kid alienationEF2: Location LonelinessEF 2: Fragmentation TemptationEF 3: Property Sale through social pressureEF 4: End of MonarchyEF 5: Painful State PoliciesEF 6: Demise of Joint Family System 5/2/2011 24
  25. 25. • Sedate Worldview• Nostalgia/Sentimentality• Family Surname OCD• Etiquette Pitfalls:• Ego & Hauteur• Monomania & Megalomania• Sexual Promiscuity 5/2/2011 25
  26. 26. • Official (Inflexibility/Yellow/Pink Slips)• Economic( Money Crunch/Borrowing)• Familial (Partner Stress/Outsider Syndrome)• Social (Loss of Supportive Structure)• Emotional ( Suicide mindset/Addictions) 5/2/2011 26
  27. 27. • Gossip/Clannishness/Petty politics• Abuse of Position: Sexual/Official• Overuse of Caste/Region Mindset• Indiscipline, Hauteur, Bragging, Booze• Intransigence/Strike/Sit-in/Pen-down• Suspension/Dismissal 5/2/2011 27
  28. 28. •As a family head:0 to 10?•As a life partner: 0 to 10?•As a parent:0 to 10?•As a neighbor:0 to 10?•As a citizen with civic sense:0 to 10?•As a community member: 0 to 10?•As a team member :0 to 10? 5/2/2011 28
  29. 29. Participation Degree in Celebrations Funerals and rituals thereafter Family Contingencies/crises At family temple festivals Familial Discussions 5/2/2011 29
  30. 30.  „Holier than Thou‟ Stance Negative WoM Position-hankering/Silo Mindset Malfeasance/Lack of trustworthiness Multi-level Sex Offenses& Consequences Irresponsible Demeanor Tendency to Splinter/Deviate/Argue 5/2/2011 30
  31. 31. :•“We are better than them!” ..Snobbery•“May the Devil take others!” ..Egotism•“My jeweler and I alone!” ..Egoism•“After us, the deluge!”..Lack of social sense•“We don‟t help anyone else”..Selfishness 5/2/2011 31
  32. 32. •“Why must I promote other Nairs?” (Comm.Spirit)•“Why need I waste time over NSS?” (Orgnzl Sense)•“Must I alone help parents/siblings?” (Egotism)•“Goddess Lakshmi divides us!” (Wealth Barrier)•“We are Exclusive!” (Overblown Id) 5/2/2011 32
  33. 33. Average health/staminaTalent SpectrumA God-fearing mindsetWilling to exert under pressurePotential for NetworkingHope for material success/AssetsAverage Sociability Quotient 5/2/2011 33
  34. 34. Higher preference for white collar vocationsAversion to “menial” occupationsBias for impressive appearanceSusceptibility to rituals/superstitionsDisorganized Approach to lifeGullibilitySimple Simon Syndrome 5/2/2011 34
  35. 35. Parental mindset to Sports/Athletics/GamesDaily Exercise CultureDeadline MindsetUnplanned Family BudgetAffinity for Food/DrinksLove for Comfort/SecurityRisk Appetite Quotient Low. 5/2/2011 35
  36. 36. Hope for Social Elevation: AverageAptitude for Business: Not Shared Ambition Level : AverageSupport for/from Community :UnsatisfactoryGet-together Mindset/Regimen : MinimalUrban Migration Instinct :Average 5/2/2011 36
  37. 37. Keep your politics for the Voting Booth!Vote according to your conscience!Make no public comments on your stand!No dining table discussion with kidsPolitics as a WedgeAddiction to PartyWooing Martyrdom! 5/2/2011 37
  38. 38.  Migrating to the West Serving Indian/MNC firms Securing Corporate Positions Working for Nair Synergy Rendering Public Service Cultivating Political Clout Acquiring useful Skills 5/2/2011 38
  39. 39. Sibling rivalry/Power PlayDissension & Disunity„Generation Gap, Filial AlienationPressure for Parent-DumpingMarital Squabbles & ImbalancesSeparation, Live-In & DivorceIn-law Intrusions & Dowry DemonNeglect of Family Identity 5/2/2011 39
  40. 40. External: Nadar Challenge Political Hostility Plebeian gangs Local government Neighbors Peers 5/2/2011 40
  41. 41. Nadar Power•Zest for Wealth/Assets• Distancing the Past.• Involvement in A-Z business lines•Aggressive Marketing Verve•High Networking Habit•Church Support(covert/overt)•Esprit de Corps/Fanaticism 5/2/2011 41
  42. 42. Nair-Nadar Asset Gap 5/2/2011 42
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  44. 44. Direction for CommunityNair Growth NHG Family Individual 5/2/2011 44
  45. 45. Two Exercises for You•1.Do your own SWOT first!•2.List your undercover blues:•Dowry Demands? Dowry Diversion ? Barren? Sterile? Adoption Challenges?• Land Asset Loss? Litigation Worries? Neighbors? Income? Academic ?•Home Front? Partner? In-Laws? The „Other Woman‟? Weiner Syndrome?•Colleagues? Interests Conflict? Relationship conflicts?•Kids? Profession? Health? Emotional? Addictions? Peer Pressure? 5/2/2011 45
  46. 46.  A. Short Term Objectives: a. World View Shift b. Purposefulness c. Motivation maintenance B: Long term Objectives: a. Action-packed lifestyle b. Higher Earnings and More Assets c. Monolithic households 5/2/2011 46
  47. 47. •Personal level: Change in Mindset, View ofLife, Self-Confidence.•Family level: Internal Harmony, EmotionalBalance, Reach Out steps.•NHG level: Helpful reliable citizen, Co-operative, Progressive•Community level: Collective Thinking/Action 5/2/2011 47
  48. 48. Demanding/Accepting DowryIgnoring/Abetting Bride BurningAccepting Assault/Domestic ViolenceApproving Polygamy/PolyandryAbetting Property DestructionForgiving One Night Stands/7-Year ItchAsking for BribesAddictions 5/2/2011 48
  49. 49. •Equilibrium in Family•Emotional Balance for all members•Freedom from Poverty/Depression/Worry•Healthy and Cheerful Kids•A large Friends‟ Circle to connect with•Open Communication Channels at home•Pleasant Manners in behavior 5/2/2011 49
  50. 50. The habit of taking food togetherZero parental fight over MoneyWelcome Space for kids‟ friends tooLaughter, Humor and GamesOpenness in CommunicationStory Telling sessions/Discussions 5/2/2011 50
  51. 51. •Piggybank habit for kids‟ help with home•Clear boundaries of demeanor•Shared Prayer Custom•Monthly “backward” and Mothers‟ Days•Reading news/jokes/anecdotes Aloud•Kid contests in writing (with prizes) 5/2/2011 51
  52. 52. Free to discuss any topic with you and MomFree to voice their preferences in lifeFree to choose any skill area/careerFree to go/settle abroadFree to select life partner 5/2/2011 52
  53. 53. • Vision of what your kid can becomePhaseA • Planning to smoothen his/her way • Ongoing EncouragementPhaseB • Monitoring drive, forte, and peers • Commitment of both parentsPhaseC • Fructification for the family dreams 5/2/2011 53
  54. 54.  Convince them life is a roller coaster Prompt them to give suggestions Tell them of human relationships Ask them what they want out of life Ensure their self confidence Train trust and love in them Play Speaking Games! 5/2/2011 54
  55. 55. Speaking GameMinimal use of TVMini Home Library and GardenInvolvement in ProjectsTopic of the WeekWeekly QuizDumb CharadeJAM Sessions 5/2/2011 55
  56. 56. Eating together leads to better bondingPrevents obesity by 50%Fewer calories/better-cooked than junkfoodBetter table mannersBetter communication competence 5/2/2011 56
  57. 57. Higher Self-EsteemDeeper ConfidenceGreater Career FocusBetter Interaction with Peers/FamiliesSalutary Community Impact 5/2/2011 57
  58. 58. We MUST be free from• Poverty Crisis• Mental Stagnation• Fossilized Mindsets• Slavery to Traditional Notions• Loneliness(Weak relationship/Friction)• Unrelieved Stress 5/2/2011 58
  59. 59. Keep Busy at Home and OfficeAssist Hubby/Wife/KidsVisit Own PeopleAction Discussion/BrainstormingKeep Off Idiot BoxOngoing Improvement of SelfInvestment in Fitness 5/2/2011 59
  60. 60. The most terrifying prospect for the human being reaching for hisdream, is that he can truly become the person hes destined to be! 5/2/2011 60
  61. 61. •Though the devil may stand behind our back,•Well not see his shadow fall,But read the signs in the morning stars•Of a good world after all! •(An Australian Poem) 5/2/2011 61
  62. 62. Boon : a. More competitive spirit. b. Trigger for higher youth migration. c. Superior educational status. d. Reliable source for kid motivation. e. Foreign stipends/scholarships for more. 5/2/2011 62
  63. 63. Six Keys to it!CommitmentCompassionGenerosityToleranceKindnessConnectivity Mindset 5/2/2011 63
  64. 64. Smile is the Lighting System of your face The Cooling System of your heart Boosting System of your Mind So, SMILE ! 5/2/2011 64
  65. 65. • Whenever you meet colleagues, relatives andsuperiors in Office• Clasp hands vertically• Shake only THREE times.(No pumping!)• As you smile at someone• On the road and in the market• As you express your joy through your eyes 5/2/2011 65
  66. 66. Both personal and community branding needed.Every Nair can and must strive to excel in: Vocation/Profession Hobbies/Sports/Games Arts and Culture Politics and Administration Any honorable line of work. 5/2/2011 66
  67. 67. •PC familiarity vital for networking.•Networking vital for multilevel harmony.•Email ID and MS Office skills an asset•Global hallmark of a progressive community.•Potential for enhancing income/leadership•Route to self-confidence/employment for youthin family. 5/2/2011 67
  68. 68. Short Term Objectives(2011-2015):Put your own home in orderEnsure Outlook change within familyTrend-spot your extra income source/sLong Term Objectives (2016-2020):Ensure kids employmentBe active in Community Promotion 5/2/2011 68
  69. 69. Brings together 2 or 3 generationsInfuses in kids a Family IdentityAffords concerted approach to ProblemsCements Youth FriendshipsRelaxes the women and the elderlyHelps periodic Life SharingStrengthens Family Cohesion 5/2/2011 69
  70. 70. Prior to: Family Temple Festivals Family level celebrations(E.g. weddings/newarrivals/promotion of member/maritalengagements) Starting a business(cottage level, SSI) Launching a book/feature film/dance debut 5/2/2011 70
  71. 71.  First Priority: The hall at own parental home Second Priority: A local auditoriumThird Priority: Rented Halls in townships(native/foster nation) 5/2/2011 71
  72. 72. Collective prayer by all family membersRespecting the senior most elders„State of the Family‟ Speech by an elder Focusing on Youth in FamilyAppreciation of youth talent in each fieldInfusing Community and Family IdentityCementing Family Unity 5/2/2011 72
  73. 73. Dire need to network more throughEmail, telephone, cell phone and postExchange Email IDs, cell phone numbers atevery Soiree session/Taluk level meetingDiscuss and confront community issues activelyActivate local NSS UnitsNeed for a Culture of Mutual Appreciation. 5/2/2011 73
  74. 74. Wear “JRWW” Badges as leadersEnsure smooth conduct of Soirees/MeetsHelp with regular attendanceZest for discussion and action( Taluk Level)Maintain women‟s motivation levelHelp the Treasurer in accountDeal with women‟s issues inside Nair families. 5/2/2011 74
  75. 75. Systematizes RecordsAssists JRWWMaintains the Community MotivationExplores new OptionsDrives the Nair Team SpiritStreamlines Soiree SessionsManages Family/Community Events 5/2/2011 75
  76. 76. Work for unity and harmonyNetwork through personal visitsHelp one another within the communityDump nostalgia about our royal connections 5/2/2011 76
  77. 77. Pursue all occupations & render services topublicBe sociable and Look confidentSeek help when neededJoin your community organizationParticipate in discussions with Zero Ego! 5/2/2011 77
  78. 78. Give a strong family identity to our kidsStream your kids talent-wise!Visit your parents with your wife & kidsGive community sense to your kidsBe open in communication/discussion at home.Never bicker in front of your kids! 5/2/2011 78
  79. 79. Woman Power-the Community Catalyst60-65% housewives mere home makersNot productive enough.SHG‟s to be formed and products sold.Woman Services : DTP, InsuranceAgent, Xerox, Correspondence, Handicraftsetc. 5/2/2011 79
  80. 80.  Bee Rearing  Bhajan Groups Honey sale  Baby sitting Tailoring at home  Home maker skills Embroidery training. Fabric Painting  Exotic Dishes Coaching for tests  Shopping Consultant General Tuition  Jewelry making Bindi Designing 5/2/2011 80
  81. 81.  Fabric Printing  Anti Dowry Sessions Fitness Training  Pre-School Cookery  Gardening rare Bridal Sari sale medicinal herbs* Fish Rearing  Facial Application Dog breeding  Poultry Sequin work  Seri culture Food Delicacy Sale 5/2/2011 81
  82. 82. Make health a top priority!Never live with a prejudice against sports orgamesPromote your kids‟ zest for sports/gamesTake pains to promote their flair.Great opportunities/Big money prevail in sportsand games too 5/2/2011 82
  83. 83. Sanctity and cleanliness in the Home premisesPromoter of Chastity in wedded womenInfusion of Hindu faith in kidsSocialization EnhancerFinal Court of Appeal in litigationsFamily Unifier and StrengthenerCatalyst for Networking 5/2/2011 83
  84. 84. •Formed for protecting family temples•District wide representation•Registered as a Charitable Trust•Having own Bank account•Objective: To ensure unity and integrity of Nairfamilies, to retrieve lost landed property, to tone upfamily relationships and to ensure unity andstrength within the family 5/2/2011 84
  85. 85. Headed by President, VP, General Secretary, andTreasurer.Has Taluka-level Committees inKalkulam, Vilavancode, Thovala andAgastheeswaram Talukas.No link at present with NSS in Kerala.Non-political & Service-mindedHas Sub Committees for rendering key services. 5/2/2011 85
  86. 86. Guidelines for Taluka Level MeetingsKeep a register with all family addresses andcontact numbersInclude cell phone numbers also wheneverpossible, especially of menRing up all members and inform them inadvance the venue, time and date! 5/2/2011 86
  87. 87. The gents can help make all arrangements forfood and seating.Ladies need to arrive well in time for collectingRegistration Fee.Prepare an agenda before every meeting.Follow the agenda till all items are over.Secretary clears all doubts during Zero Hour. 5/2/2011 87
  88. 88. Maintain the pace of the discussion.The discussion over,let everyone get to know othersactively.Exchange phone numbers and addresses. The Secretary collects the addresses/ contactnumbers of new members.He/she sensitizes members personally about theneed to remain united. 5/2/2011 88
  89. 89. The Taluk Committee Secretary must visit thenew members at their homes once in a month.Actively befriend the whole family please!Coax the gents in the family, if needed.Pay attention to upcoming kids too beforedeparture.NEVER GIVE UP! 5/2/2011 89
  90. 90. •“Allfor One and One for All” Approach•Passive Help for the less fortunate Nairs inCounseling/Legal advice/Career guidance/Success tips etc.•Collaborating with the NSS,KK District.•To assist the NSS in shareable areas. 5/2/2011 90
  91. 91. Forget and forgive petty spiteCollaborate and Co-operatePrioritize Your Family Strength and HarmonyStrong Community Sense a Must!Explore career choices!Seek assistance where needed!Never, never give up on life! 5/2/2011 91
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  94. 94. Family Unity &Harmony Nair families NSS & SHG Activities 5/2/2011 94
  95. 95. • Alien origin, Mindset, Cultural mores, Beliefs• Infiltration into TN/Kerala.• 12th Century conspiracy of elders• Chaturwarnyam Notion• Expoitation of “lower castes” women• “Sacred” Thread as dividing barrier 5/2/2011 95
  96. 96. Never be resigned to Fate!Be brave in unity !Network actively 24/7/365! 5/2/2011 96
  97. 97. ….Unite at family level first and fast!Ensure unity inside home!Pray together with your kids in normalvoice!Share food with them at same table!Discuss with them their issues too! 5/2/2011 97
  98. 98. Tragedy is what you make of it and you, darling, are no Ophelialost and floating in a lifeless pond!! You are not without anxiety, But you ARE without reason to call fear in and use this world around you as your great and inspired crutch. 5/2/2011 98
  99. 99. A. Be Active! Keep fit through workouts!B. Never live like a pack of cats!C. Display your courage at all times!D. Infuse in your kids your family identity!E. Be role-models to your partners/kids!F. Promote Nair unity 24/7/365 through thought, speech and action! 5/2/2011 99
  100. 100. If you think you‟re beaten, you are;If you think you‟ll lose you are lost,For out in the world we findSuccess begins with a fellow‟s will;It‟s all in the state of mind!(Walter D. Vintil, British Poet) 10 5/2/2011 0
  101. 101.  No excuse for overdependence on destiny/Fate No caste prejudiceImprove towards Family Harmony Striving for Community Change „Home is Heaven‟ Conviction „Kids are the Future‟ Mindset 10 5/2/2011 1
  102. 102. Well LIVE our life and the best it bringsTill our twilight shadows fall;Our hearts grow brave, and the world, my dears,Is a GOOD world after all! 10 5/2/2011 2
  103. 103. For your attention, questions and doubtsFor thinking along with me for this whileFor your decision to work for Nair community…For bringing your family into line..For appreciating the role of your family temple...and finallyFor going forward courageously from TODAY! 10 5/2/2011 3
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  105. 105. 1. The Census of India 2011: A GOI Publication2. Dalit Church in India? :Ninan.P.Koshy,Australia3. History of the Nairs in South India: Archives, Wikipedia4. The Hindu World view: Belur Math5. Late Adv.P.Parameswaran Nair, Thuckalay Bar.6. Decline of the Nayars: Oriental MS Library7. Betrayal of Faith: francispclm@yahoo.com8. eeemkurup@gmail.com 10 5/2/2011 5
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