New year – today

For Krishnan the New year started today morning when the current issue of HBR downloaded finally πŸ™‚ In my marriage the only thing am scared of is Harvard Business Review. Krishnan loves that magazine and we get a print copy and an electronic copy on Kindle. Krishnan follows […]

And I forgot Stephen Covey !

As I wrote out the 2012 year end note I forgot one of the biggest losses – Stephen Covey. Stephen Covey brought back the character ethic, that was forgotten in the wake of the personality ethic that Dale Carnegie and his kind promoted. Basically, the difference being outward […]

A new era begins

The news channels talk of the end of an era …. As you retire from your role as the chairman of Tata Sons. You don’t know me, but like me, there are several professionals for whom you are a role model and an inspiration. In a world that […]

Dented and painted

The President’s son says “the protestors are not students, these women are dented and painted and it has become fashionable to light candles” – his sister is outraged, his father asks him to apologise and all TV channels and their motley panel members get another bone to chew […]

Sorry Yesu ….

When we don’t remember history, we are forced to repeat it. 84 years back in 1928, during the British raj, peaceful protestors led by Lala Lajpat Rai were lathi charged and Lala Lajpat Rai died of the wounds he sustained 😦 What is different 84 years later ? […]

Why Santa isn’t a girl ?

Today’s blog is dedicated to my 4.5 year old advisor, Aaliyah. Aaliyah’s thought provoking question for me today was “Why isn’t Santa a girl?”. She asked her mom, and when she couldn’t answer she was asked to check with me. Here’s my view – Santa is not a […]

In pain :(

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 […]

Cycling in Bangalore

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 […]

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