Golden Land to the Flag of Guns

#80 Myanmar: Golden Land's Dark Turn

A country that suffers from the world's longest-running Civil war. In spite of the military coup turning the country dark this Golden Land has a vibrant culture. Let's go to Myanmar aka Burma. Our special guests today are Joe and Trish. Joe is the host of the Insight Myanmar podcast, your ultimate source for all things related to Burma. He also extensively discusses Buddhism; his articles have been featured and referenced by leading global media outlets. Would Buddha enjoy eating a cheeseburger? Trish, on the other hand, is a Burmese chef who's cooking up a revolution. She provides an on-the-ground perspective and shares insights about Burmese cuisine.

Personal Highlights:

+ Eating Tea Leaves

+ Aung San Suu Kyi's impression on millennials

+ How are all the Pagodas Golden?

+ 2 types of Buddhism

+ Longest Necks of the world and their Gold Rings

+ Locals actually like Burma over Myanmar.

+ Buddha eating Cheeseburger.

+ Meditation in Motion

+ American dedicated his life to Myanmar!


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#81 Mozambique: AK-47 Flag | Rich Resources, Poor Reality | Supply Chain, Tourism

Country that has an AK-47 Gun on the flag – What does that tell you about its people? Let's find out. Joining us is Stella Jaqueta, a supply chain professional based in Mozambique. We delve into the paradox of possessing mineral riches yet ranking as one of the world's most impoverished nations. We also discuss how Coca-Cola and FMCG brands have managed to permeate even the remotest rural markets. Additionally, we provide insights into tourist attractions in Mozambique. This fledgling nation achieved its independence from Portugal quite recently.

Personal Highlights:

- Cashew nut fruit is consumed much like candy.

- Intriguing details about the flag.

- Exquisite beaches, but do individuals with darker skin enjoy sunbathing?

- Africa is not one; borders complicate the supply chain.


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Mann Ki Baat

The reason for indecision in past regrets.

You must have observed, whether in yourself or in others. When you regret taking every decision in the past, it paralyses you about taking any new decision, we keep postponing taking any decision. Thats indecision. The worst type of Risk. So, Just do it. Make the decision. If you dont, here is what Napoleon Hill said in his famous book 'Think and Grow Rich':

Indecision is the seedling of fear! Remember this, as you read. Indecision crystalizes into doubt, the two blend and become fear!

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