Category Archives: Being Inspired

Demonetising, India, Indians, the pain and my thoughts

As I pen this, we are in the 4th night of the great demonetising crisis in India. Social media is polarized, the media is polarized and the nation is polarised. There are tales of hardships faced by the masses and … Continue reading

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Leadership lessons from the 3 Khans of Bollywood

Bollywood is not exactly the breeding ground for leaders. There are the many who leave films to become political leaders but the corporate world has yet to see a thespian become a great business leader. However, Bollywood stars of today … Continue reading

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Bloodshed on French National Day – By Shombit Sengupta

This is a passionate article written by my friend, SAGE author, painter, philosopher, business thought leader. I couldn’t help but publish it on my blog – Vivek Horror and shock struck me on switching the TV on at 6 this morning; a … Continue reading

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It’s time we all did too.

  In the early ‘80s I was aboard an Air India flight headed towards New York City. I was an excited teenager about to join an American University. There was an air of superiority considering there were very few of … Continue reading

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“Snubbed by cops…” a familiar Indian tale

Friday’s paper had an article talking about a father who lost his savings to a fraud. The article describes how he didn’t let go of the fraudsters, traced them, and finally got them arrested. He still awaits getting his life … Continue reading

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The India on the other side of my balcony just got smaller

In August 2014 I wrote about the India across my balcony. Today I came to know it just got smaller. The house across the street is still there but a voice in there is no more. If it were age that snuffed … Continue reading

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My tribute to one of the first to work for a Polio Free India

India is now said to be free of polio. The scourge has been vanquished. Polio is said to breed in filth and affect the poor more than it affects the rich. Surprisingly this wasn’t true just a few decades ago. … Continue reading

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