#LockdownTales I rang in my 51 birthday with a saree that was gifted to me by my dearest friend Geetu for my 50th birthday :). Since I had already got my special saree for my 50th birthday, I kept her gift to be worn for this birthday. Its a beautiful printed silk and has Madhubani … Read more Birthday in a gifted Saree
It’s the title that attracted my attention! Isn’t it a fact that we have all believed that charisma is a gift, and not the other way around. The moment we think of charismatic leaders and people, we get many names and images – Gandhi, Winston Churchill, Jawaharlal Nehru, Modi, Obama, Nelson Mandela, Jack Welch, Jeff … Read more Charisma is a skill, not a gift!
My soul sister Vidya always donates to ShikshaDaan on her birthday ever since we setup ShikshaDaan in 2012. I found the idea very interesting and also, this year as we celebrate our 25th anniversary, one of our resolutions is not to give or accept expensive gifts. Expensive is anything more than Rs. 100. We love … Read more Gift an Education, change a life !
I had a leader once who never took feedback from me and one other peer of mine in the entire time that he managed us … Because we both had nearly as much experience as him and most importantly he didn’t “like” us. While many years have gone by this still rankles ! This man … Read more Feedback is a gift