February 25, 2019

Fake it till you make it, just like Amar and Prem in Andaz Apna Apna

Struggling to get ahead? Take a page out of the Andaz Andaz Apna handbook on reaching your goals, no matter how outlandish.

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1. When you want to show your manager that you can handle any situation like a boss. Including the annual audit.
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2. When you suck up to your donor.

3. When you suck up to the minister’s secretary who can get you that meeting you’ve been waiting for, for the past six months.
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4. When you fake camaraderie with a co-worker you dislike to please the bosses. Come on, we all do it.
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5. When you meet your match at a conference.

Salman Khan and Aamir Khan in a scene from Andaz Apna Apna

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6. Pretending to share when you’re actually just trying to cut costs.
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7. When you’re invited to be the keynote speaker at a conference, but only have two years of relevant work experience.
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8. THE elevator pitch

 

9. When you’re trying to impress a colleague whom you secretly have a crush on.

Salman Khan and Aamir Khan in a scene from Andaz Apna Apna

10. When you have become so good at faking it, that people will believe pretty much anything you tell them.

Paresh Rawal in a scene from Andaz Apna Apna

 

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Zarir De Vitre

Zarir leads the Food Futures Initiative at ATREE’s Centre for Social and Environmental Innovation (CSEI). With over a decade of experience in the sustainability field, he has advised and supported corporate and nonprofit clients with a range of services, including sustainability strategy, corporate social responsibility, research, communications and reporting.

Previously, he worked at the Tata Sustainability Group, EY and the Mahindra Group. He has a master’s degree in Environment and Development from King’s College, London and a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies from Knox College.

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