I met her mother in school in the 7th standard and we were “best friends” from day one. I spent many Sundays going over to her place or she would come over to mine and the three years that we were classmates, we were inseparable. We stayed in touch for nearly seven years after 1983 … Read more A special Linkedin invite
In March of this year, I suddenly decided we would not eat Pizza anymore. Everytime we ordered food, we realised it was pizza because it was easy, hygienic and came in 30 minutes. What was a once a month order slowly became twice a month and at work, it’s always pizza :(. No matter what … Read more Pizza, Maggi and a Pedometer 🙂
Congratulations to Germany for having won the Football World Cup. I don’t watch football and the only interest I had in this world cup was the fact that it was hosted in Brazil and some games were played in Belo Horizonte, the city we had visited as part of our MBA course last year. The … Read more Extra Time victory !
The full moon plays hide and seek As the car weaves through traffic, The tall buildings try and offer cover, Where once the trees did .. You can’t look up, unless You stop … And stop you cannot ! The honey colored moon can wait But that bill is due tonight As the moon lights … Read more Someday ..
I have had no maid attrition in nearly 12 years. Molina came to do the household chores in 2003 and has been cleaning the house since. She is outstanding and the house remains clean for a couple of days without further cleaning. Last month one of the residents in our condo complex wanted her to … Read more Competence masks attitude 🙁
The political scene is akin to the business scenario, there is money involved, leadership involved, strategy involved and most of all competition involved. Competition is bad enough to even get people killed as we saw post polls in Uttar Pradesh. Think of the scenario during elections. You had two well established parties, the Congress and … Read more Elections and Leadership Lessons – 8. Strategy
They were introduced to us by the previous owner of our place in Coorg and they became the care takers. When mom and dad lived in the house there, they would come everyday, help around the house, help in plucking the coffee berries and pepper and help in drying them. Just seven years later, both … Read more Orphaned in ten days ..
The most abused word after “leader” in the corporate world is “engagement”. Every team, every firm, every manager is tasked with it and elaborate plans are made each year to get colleagues engaged because all studies by every known, unknown expert says engaged employees are the most productive. And that is the truth. What is … Read more Are you engaged ?
Just watching the match between Federer and Djokovic and seeing Becker in the stands just brought back a host of memories. Exactly 30 years back, on July 7, Becker became the youngest player to win the Wimbledon. I saw that match on a small TV at Air Force academy, Hyderabad. Dad had explained the game … Read more Tennis memories
Yesterday we had the NCR ISB classmates over for dinner and what an interesting evening it turned out to be ! I had initially said that we will not have children coming over as our house is not exactly child-friendly … A lot of furniture have sharp ends and except for us no other form … Read more South Indian food + Bengali sweets = ISB dinner