Sunshine, The Light Of Hope #madeofgreat

I can tell by the way you feel
Something ain’t going your way
Jeans too tight and your hair ain’t right
We all get some of those days
Oh, throw that mirror away
Oh, you know it’s gonna be okay……

…..sang Selena Gomez into my ears. Yes, it was one of those days for me. I scrolled my contact list to see whom I could to talk my heart out. But found none. I didn’t want to talk to anyone, yet I wanted to be heard. My one BFF was busy drowning herself in the sea of books for the upcoming semester exams and the other one was somewhere hiking the mountains. So I had no one to call. Loud music was my easiest escape as usual. As this song played on, I closed my eyes thinking where life was taking me.

I was deep in my thoughts when my phone suddenly rang. I stared at the name of the caller. It was from him, my anchor, my cousin brother. I don’t know how but he always knew when was the right time to call, like now. I picked up the call, a bit reluctantly. Within seconds my voice gave away the fact that I was upset. Few minutes later after talking to him, I could see life in a different light, the light of hope. That was his impact on me as always.

This is not the only one experience of the sort. In the past, there have been multiple instances where he his words had helped to pick myself up from the not-so-happy times. His mere presence in my life made it better, full of hope. He taught me how to be positive in the darkest of situations. His life and way of living is standing source of inspiration for me. The book referrals from him always fill me with renewed energy, every time giving me a different perspective to reconsider the decisions I take in my life.

Sometimes I wonder what actually drives him in from within. I guess those books he reads and the things he listens has made him the overflowing source of positivity in the lives of those around! The experiences that are shared by him are bound to be a great source of inspiration if you are one of those dreamer types, like I am. The philosophy that he lives by, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.”

This is the person who, even in my dull moment, inspired me to write this poem.

With no road down there,
And thoughts lost somewhere;
I keep walking here,
With nothing really to care.

With pain hidden down deep,
Happiness I’m trying to reap;
Though the tears are ready to creep,
But there’s a smile I have to keep.

When days are slow and nights are long,
I keep humming my secret song;
When life isn’t right and everything is wrong,
I keep going, bring strong.

When I see myself shake with fear,
And no more pain I can bear;
A little voice in my heart I can hear,
“Keep walking, sunshine is near”!

I can say that this person is surely #madeofgreat.

Thank you Tata Motors for giving the opportunity to write about my inspiration and anchor!

Lionel Messi is a winner who is trustworthy, reliable, pioneering, simple and driven by self-belief, which is what is at the core of Tata Motors as well. Thus, proving to be an ideal fit for the role of Global Brand Ambassador.​

Hurry!!! Tell me think about What do you think of Tata Motors’ association with Lionel Messi? Best answer gets the prize!!


9 thoughts on “Sunshine, The Light Of Hope #madeofgreat

  1. It is always great to have such an anchor in your life. I am so glad you have one. Be blessed always πŸ™‚ and yes lovely poem, if your cousin inspires you to write like that, well you cannot ask for more, can you?

  2. Your cousin sounds like a wonderful person, hang on tight to him. There are some special people in our lives who make us feel good and safe, I have my best friend who does all these things for me πŸ™‚

  3. Tata Motors’ association with Lionel Messi spells a significantly notable alliance that will steer the company towards favourable benefits. I always acknowledge Tata Motors as a distinctive name in Auto industry, which will not let the success ‘larger-than life’ elude from its fate now with a timeless guild with iconic figure Messi. I don’t see this union of Tata Motors as an aspirational effort for garnering some quick publicity and evoke specific reaction from myriad crowd with Celeb branding, but is rightly an embellished handshake for keeping up the pace to get to the pinnacle of success graph. To sum things up, I am joyous to see the brand and the star uniting for ‘One in a Million’ #madeofgreat power-packed drive ahead πŸ™‚

  4. Your poem is the mesmerizing element of this Post. Wonderful Post

    Answer of the question :
    Tata Motors has earned the goodwill from giving the best and innovative Automobiles and it is also known as one the best Automobile Manufactures. And if you see the Lionel Messi , his throughout dedication, zeal , targeted goal of life and technically soundness make him big, achiever and remarkable position in the world.
    As per me, the association of Tata Motors and Messi is a grand amalgamation of two legendary entities of the world, and their amalgamation will definitely break down the clutters and affect the cut throat competition of Tata Motors. Tata motors will sure get a huge preference by the fans of Messi. This will sure make a record of Tata motors in the world of production or may be the highest selling automobiles.
    Tata motor’s main target is to give an impression on the large amount of crowd and this can be achieved only through the Messi, because the youth generation is crazy for MESSI and this can be smart move and a great achievement for Tata Motors they positioned MESSI as their BRAND AMBASSADOR .
    In the nutshell, Tata Motors , Messi joining hands will definitely give more soundness in technicality of promotional strategies and Messi’s influence will influence the audience for choosing Tata Motors and expand the business drastically.

  5. Hi Nibha,
    Indeed a nicely written post. I wish you good luck for the contest
    Here is my answer
    The association of Tata Motors with Lionel Messi is that of two greats. Lionel Messi has been exceptionally talented who with his hard work, determination and sacrifices has got better and tougher in his chosen sport so is the Image, reputation and quality of TATA Motors that have transformed brilliant ideas into masterpieces of engineering and created a brand and products that we are so proud of as Indians. Lionel Messi has transformed his body and the mind body co-ordination into a masterpiece of precision and excellence it would not be wrong to say that Lionel Messi is the TATA Motors of sports where as TATA Motors is the Lionel Messi of vehicles both giants in their own spheres driven by the drive to excel and lead by example. So Lionel Messi is the best choice for becoming the brand Ambassador for TATA Motors

  6. Your post defines #madeofgreat in an awesome manner.Very well written and interesting post indeed.
    My Answer
    Tata Motors is a brand that makes durable vehicles, with its MADE IN INDIA mark makes every Indian proud. It is a brand seen globally as Trusted, Reliable, Innovative and at the forefront of technology. In its journey since inception it has overcome all odds, competition, and adversities with grit and determination. These same qualities are associated with Lionel Messi who was very talented and hardworking from a very early age. With each game that he played he kept improving his skills and built a career to become one of the best player of professional football. There qualities make both TATA Motors and Lionel Messi giants who perfectly compliment each other and Lionel Messi the right and perfect Ambassador who stands for the same values that TATA Motors does.

  7. Simply love the poem, so beautiful and sublime!
    This is a brilliant post, all the best to you πŸ™‚

    When it comes to impact and impacting millions of lives, Yes, we can see both Tata Motors and Lionel Messi being the pioneers here. While the very name Tata is enough to make us go back to all our history books where we have seen there hardly is a comparable name that has contributed so much to the society in such an ethical manner, the very name Messi conjures up images of a boy-man who has turned the world upside down with his talent, determination, discipline and never-give-up spirit. The compatibility between the values they both share is intense and that is the reason this partnership works perfectly.

    With a concern for the society at large,everything that Tata has done has inspired us to dream big, conquer the world and pour all our energy back into the society to do good and inspire good. By facing his demons, Messi has done the same. He enjoys a God-like status in the world today because he dared to dream, achieved the sky and still hasn’t lost his humanity a bit. He is still a child at heart and he gives back with his multiple philanthropic activities just like Tata does!

    Talk to any person in India, ask them about the companies they admire the most. Tata is right there at the top. This name is beyond bottomline, spreadsheets, return on investment and share price. It is equivalent to soul of India-soft, kind, diverse, dynamic, eternal. Just like that Messi has emerged as not just another football player but someone whose very life is an inspiration, whose personal struggles are a template for others to emulate and who has morphed into an eternal legend.

    While it would take eons to write about what makes Tata Motors and Messi great, as their list of achievements is too long for us to even skim over, suffice to say that this partnership is for the ages. As they say, some things are made in heaven πŸ™‚

    Thank you for this opportunity.
    -Richa Shailendra,

  8. Inspiration,

    These are not mere words but a part of our soul. Not just the ones that we carry around in our individual bodies but that supreme soul that binds us all together in this universe. That is why we teach our children values and morals so that these little pockets of our souls do not die away. But when we look around at our modern day lifestyle and society,it leaves a lot to be desired, right? Wrong πŸ™‚ I would say,as long as we have even 1 shred of humanity left,there is a ray of sunshine and that is what we see here.

    I am inspired by your story just as I am inspired by the stories of Tata Motors and Lionel Messi. As I said above about humanity and ray of sunshine, it is very few icons left in this world who make me feel that way. Both Tata and Messi definitely make it to this short list.

    When we talk about Tata Motors,we talk about the pride that every Indian feels because this is our truly global brand, a brand with a soul, with every product made to help us fly. This is a corporate behemoth that has not amassed its fortunes at the cost of the little man but by being a part of the very grassroots. The legacy of excellence and giving back to the society selflessly is so ingrained in Tata DNA that it has become part of folklore. Even today,in any Indian home, the moment a son/daughter gains employment in a Tata company, nobody talks about salary or CTC, they just thank their lucky stars that they are a part of Tata family. The very soul of India resides in Tata. Tata Motors has taken these very same values global, making Indians proud of what they represent. ‘Look,we represent excellence, with a dollop of old world values, with love and respect’ !

    When we look at Messi, we see a boy with dreams in his eyes and a man who has put everything he had in making them come true, and he did! With singleminded focus,dedication and hardwork, he has managed to outdo every obstacle he faced since his birth personally, healthwise and family financial situation wise. Every obstacle became just another step for him to grow and reach up the sky. And still, every time he walks out on the field, he plays with the same agility, alarcity and a a hunger to prove himself as if it is his first game! He hasn’t achieved his demi-God status without superhuman efforts.

    When these two demi-Gods of their respective fields come together, there are bound to be fireworks and that is exactly what it is! Purely from a corporate point of view, there are rare instances when we see such a perfect fit form. It can be called a divine sign that a symbol of vibrancy and dynamism like no other has taken shape with the partnership of Tata Motors and Lionel Messi. More than a mere advertising gambit,it is an amalgamation of those perhaps ‘lost’ values that the world needs more of,now more than ever. Maybe the Gods are finally happy!

    -Prajakta Sinha

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