For me the motivation to study well and score high marks, came from my father’s sharing with me about our family’s financial condition. The motivation to study well, varies from person to person. I happened to read Abhimanyu’s answer to the above question on Quora where he has shared the case of Peeyush Meena…. who motivate himself to study in a jail !!
Long before the social media era, when email was the only means of communication, someone forwarded this note to me and the message stuck with me. The link to this message is – https://www.nannet.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/Reason-season-lifetime.pdf. Here’s the screenshot – Its a beautiful message … some people come into your life for a reason, some for a … Read more
While I am a fan of WhatsApp as it helps one to stay in touch almost everyday with friends and family, I also think there is no substitute for the good old “meeting in person”. Very often WhatsApp and other social media platforms lull you into believing that you are well connected, but when you … Read more
We were completing our meeting with Shashaank yesterday, when I heard the news. We quickly wrapped up our meeting and I called Shantha over WhatsApp. Its never easy losing one’s mother … and particularly for Shantha because her father passed away when she and Padma were quite young and Periyamma raised them almost single-handedly ! … Read more
On March 6th, we were having lunch and suddenly Krishnan stood up saying he was feeling uneasy and had pain in his left arm. Even as he asked me to get him a pain killer, he started to sweat profusely. I panicked and told him we are seeing a doctor immediately. As we are in … Read more
Krishnan and I celebrated our 2017 anniversary in Delhi, staying in a place called “Lutyens Bungalow” or the “Nath Guesthouse” on Prithviraj Road. As we walked to Lodhi Gardens and around the Aurangzeb Lane (Yeah, just the road got renamed, not the lane) and Rajesh Pilot marg (who contributed a lot more to India than … Read more