When you have no TV – you have so much more time !! We went to Club Mahindra’s Masinagudi resort yesterday. Suggestion – Never leave Bangalore to go towards Coorg, Ooty after 6 am – the traffic is just CRAZY. I had decided not to get angry but it’s just impossible. Many people on a … Read more Earth hour at Masinagudi
The day started with huge disappointment … The last 3 minutes of a 30 minute conversation completely demotivated me. Am big on fairness in all dealings, and someone being unfair put me off completely. For a few minutes I didn’t want to meet anyone, do anything, but things moved on. Meetings mania took over and … Read more A mini-lesson day
Poor Peter – when he said “employees tend to rise to their level of incompetence”, he probably had done a lot of research and then arrived at this principle. Little did he realise 40 years later, his principle will get turned on its head and how ! Most organizations have probably just done a round … Read more Peter’s principle – re-engineered
Am completely uncomfortable in traditional weddings. I mostly tag along with Krishnan or with my mom-in-law and literally hide behind them and my big smile. Today we attended a cousin’s son’s wedding. The only person I knew very well was Krishnan’s aunt and another distant relative. I also don’t fit into the traditional Tamilian gang … Read more Strange company
For the first time, I heard Narendra Modi speak for nearly two hours yesterday. This was the India Today conclave and I came away very impressed !! For me what stood out were – passion for doing a great job, statistics about his state Gujarat on his fingertips, fearless sharing of his ideas and quick … Read more NaMo Narayana !!
I have always had a “weight” problem – since I was in my twenties !! I would keep hoping it was something simple like thyroid and miraculously the weight would melt away, but it never does. I do manage to lose weight, but can’t keep it away. The genes I inherited aren’t helping, since mum … Read more 65
It seems like the fluttering Of the eyelid, just once But twenty three years Flew by Years of keeping the promise Given, in the first look The long hair gone The bald pâté A handsomer you And the same wild me What a ride we have had And what adventures in store The love intact … Read more Twenty three
It happens gradually so unless you are watchful, it will happen and you will keep wondering how it did happen ! Am talking about how your team’s composition changes. As you grow in your career and become management, senior management, leader and senior leader watch what sort of teams you develop around you. Ask yourself … Read more Want an “A” team ? Or “No”
I have been meaning to write this blog for nearly a month now … Ever since I saw the A R Rahman show on television. I am not a Rahman fan, I think his music is ok, he certainly has a tail wind and all that he is touching is turning to gold. Ofcourse the … Read more Music shows or ?
It started with a delay and some germs and somehow the whole term was about a little delay and a lot of germs with several of us sneezing and coughing and generally stumbling through the classes. It started off with a test on Competitive strategy and now that many of us have got into the … Read more Term 6 – a lesson in humility