When Sunny Leone and her husband adopted a child I was thrilled and wanted to write a blog on how sensible that decision was in comparison to Shah Rukh Khan and his wife using surrogacy to have their 3rd child. I never wrote that blog because soon after, we heard of a series of celebs … Read more #WhyISupportModi #7 – Rent a womb, No More
Chapter 2 Verse 16 We live our temporary lives as though we are here forever… and give importance to things that don’t last. Modern firms are so caught up in the quarterly results that they miss focussing on their long term strategy and thereby fold up. Strange, but true. Krishna seems to speak about this … Read more Leadership Lessons from the Bhagavad Gita 6 – Transience
A truck blew up in Nice….a few days back, young men shot at and killed other young people in Bangladesh…. a few days before that 200 people were killed in Saudi Arabia. The interval between terror strikes seems to shrink everyday and no nation is spared. The developed, the developing and the under-developed countries are … Read more The consequences of inequality
Today morning as we were concluding our walk, we went to the main road in Dr. A S Rao Nagar to buy some fruits. The first fruit cart guy had bananas and they were my favourite variety – “Rasthali”. I asked him how much they were for and wanted six of them from one particular … Read more And he lost business !!
Two of our favourite restaurants have forced me to mull over this topic … We went to Haldirams a few days back and I asked for my staple “Raj Kachori” which according to me, no one makes better than Haldirams. Krishnan asked for his “Chole Bhature” as always. While the process of making these items … Read more The malaise of cutting corners ..
In another 15 days I would have spent ten years in Aon Hewitt, a firm I absolutely love working in. As I think back on these ten years, nearly half my career, I see the fruits of sticking around for this long. I joined as a mid-level manager and all the right things happened. I … Read more Stick around – dont vegetate