Category Archives: Being Inspired

How much have we really degenerated? Two examples. And yet there is hope…

Last evening I was driving back from my daughter’s dance class. She was sitting right next to me in the front of my SUV. We neared a busy 3-road crossing near the Kali Temple in C R Park. As I … Continue reading

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Leaders, leadership and followers

I have often wondered what truly makes a leader and what leadership is all about. A startling fact that emerged was that one was a leader ONLY if there were followers. A party of one has an automatic leader but … Continue reading

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Forget the Strategy PowerPoint

This is an interesting way of looking at PowerPoint presentations. I have heard a prominent Indian consultant say “In PowerPoint Presentations, there is no Power and no Point; hence I don’t use it.” I for one don’t believe that PowerPoint … Continue reading

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Hindus, Hinduism; Sense, Sensibility; hurting sentiments…

On February 11, Penguin settled out of court and withdrew an eminent piece of research. The reason? It ‘offended’ the sensibility of ‘some Hindus’. On February 12 paper the Times of India carried two articles; one each from Arundhati Roy … Continue reading

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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in Practice

This is the gist of my talk at Pragathi 2013 an event on CSR CSR in Practice When I was asked to speak on this topic I reflected on what as an individual or as an organisation has actually been … Continue reading

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The cynical Indian ex-pat (or why I hate the superiority complex stricken…)

I am not sure if the title of this blog actually conveys this but I am angry! On my way to Atlanta from Frankfurt, I chanced upon a Person of Indian Origin (PIO)(read US citizen who was born in India). … Continue reading

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13 minutes that I am privileged to witness

There was a phase in my life when nothing went right. This related to every aspect be it career, relationships, family or positivity. I know its easy to say, “been there, done that…” but it’s truly difficult when you are … Continue reading

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