Being a father may be more challenging than walking a tight rope. It’s a great responsibility and has the greatest reward – unconditional love and respect! There is nothing more daunting (and fulfilling at the same time!) than realizing that someone is looking up to you every single moment and everything you do as a father. It’s a job that comes with no blueprint, yet gives you an opportunity to define and impact someone’s life significantly.
I believe that a great father is not the one who teaches the right things to his kid(s), but is the one who learns a lot of things along with them. It is this “learning together” that makes the father-kid bond very special.
Speaking for myself, being a father has shaped me into a better son (to my father), having seen the other side of the wall now. My respect for my father has only grown by leaps and bounds, given that while I have only one child, he had four to bring up. A job he did so beautifully!
While there are weekends for those ‘professional’ time-offs, there is no break for dads, which means you are being a dad every single day! However, having a day on the calendar to reflect upon and think more about how you could be a better father (and a better son too!) makes it very special. So, on this Father’s Day, I, with all my heart, wish that the bond between the fathers and their kids remain ever so special and loving!
Here’s a video of our very own Jr. UpsideLMSers, who were generous to open their hearts to us and tell us about the “fathers” behind the designations as we celebrate the most important job in the world – the job of being a ‘dad’!
From one father to another, Happy Father’s Day!
Amit has played a key role in bringing an innovative approach to the traditional Learning Management System (LMS) and has been instrumental in putting UpsideLMS on the global map.With over two decades of work
experience across IT and eLearning, Amit has a wealth of knowledge and hands-on experience in start-up management, project management, technology solutions consulting, and technology solutions architecting and development. At UpsideLMS too, Amit continues to wear multiple hats as the key idea generator for UpsideLMS' tech-ops team, a Sales and Marketing orchestrator, a learning technology solutions consultant for his clients and prospects, a sounding board of ideas for his team of experts and a mentor for all the function heads. All product offerings birthed and led by Amit, be it the Learning Management System or the Mobile Learning Apps, have been disruptors in the eLearning industry and ahead of their times.
Amit is an active contributor to the company's blog and many eLearning forums. He has been profiled by Learning Solutions, a leading industry publication and the official online publication of the eLearning Guild, for its 'Leaders in the Limelight' series. He distils his expertise and experience into articles, which are regularly published in leading L&D and HR publications across the world.
Amit has spoken at various L&D events in the US, has co-hosted webinars alongside leading industry experts and has authored eBooks on Learning Management Systems. He has served as a judge for the Brandon Hall awards in 2002 and 2004. Amit holds a bachelor's degree in Computer Science (NIT–Kurukshetra) and a Masters in Business Administration (IIM – Lucknow).
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