Today I thought of walking back from work. Krishnan dropped me off in the morning and walked over in the evening to pick me up. The distance was probably just under 2.5 kms – really a short walk but it took us 40 mins !! The cacophony of horns blaring, the garbage spilling on the … Read more In pain 🙁
Our first ride in Bangalore happened yesterday … A short 12 Km ride. There isn’t a stretch like our GCR or CRPF or even the GFR. The closest is probably the airport road, which we plan to try tomorrow to assess traffic conditions. The best thing about Bangalore is we burnt nearly 2/3rds of the … Read more Cycling in Bangalore
The guy is a hiring mistake !! Everyone including the person who hired him agree and you don’t hear a squeak from him for the five years that he is in the organization – then the email announcing his promotion arrives. You sit there wondering what happened. The guy just reaped the benefit of being … Read more Scraping the bottom
I nearly boarded the flight to Delhi last evening …. And Vandana today is eating Jalebi on my behalf at Bikanerwala :):) I so miss Delhi and Term 4 is a good indication of how life changes with PGPMAX ! In Aug we started our first term and some tentative friendships – by Dec, we … Read more Term 4 – Permanent Value Add
Dear Appa, Both you men meant the world to me …. And both of you chose this day – to come and go !!! What a coincidence. Do you remember ? It was around 11.45 pm, four years back, I was coming back from Delhi and when the flight landed in Bangalore, I managed to … Read more Dad and Osho
First we manage to conduct our own classes on Saturday and what informative sessions they were ! We found out about how Ahmed spiritedly helped turn around the fortunes of his spirits organization and how much of thought goes behind changing a brand’s positioning. Also some alarming statistics on the southern region’s consumption of alcoholic … Read more What a start to Term 4 !!
Krishnan was born to sell – early indications were clearly visible, from breaking the queue at the water collection point by chatting up every “Mami” that stood in the queue and collecting more buckets of water to convincing the local gang leader that he needs to stay within limits ! Then ofcourse he did choose … Read more Krishnan – the master of influence
Dear Appa, For nearly a year and a half after you passed on I was so angry that I snapped at everything and everyone… I was angry about having to deal with Amma’s grief, I was angry about you not living on longer, I was angry that I couldn’t do anything to bring you back, … Read more Inspiration @ home
Today was my last OYD meeting in person and my wonderful team had got a really nice cake for me to cut ! First the meeting started a few minutes late as there were several trainings, a career fest and interviews happening around the same time. So we had much fewer people as well. Our … Read more The upturned cake and the empty cylinder !
The empty room, is empty again Temporarily filled, Nine years of memories Filled three cartons And a heart full … To step away from the familiar To embrace the unknown The memorised extensions To be expanded The voices different The thoughts new … And another adventure begins A few cartons started This adventure, those years … Read more The room is empty