It’s a paradox, isn’t it? People you know and trust are the ones who will help you in times of need. To a large extent, that’s true. But for professional development or career options, your close relations are not so effective.… Read more
Author: Vishal Kataria
I am a huge Lord Shiva devotee. A few days ago, I visited the Somnath temple in Gujarat. I sat in the temple undisturbed, soaking his aura for a good fifteen minutes. Then I explored the imposing campus, filled with grass and tiles – both of which were kind on my bare feet – and smaller temples.… Read more
What is your metric of success? Your social status or the amount of money you make? The total valuation of your properties? How quickly you own fancy gadgets gadgets before your peers? Or the number of foreign trips you make?… Read more
One evening, I sat with some lovely people at a café, discussing the way forward for a project. Everyone was proposing constructive opinions. It was great! While listening to them though, I drew a cube in my book. And shaded it.… Read more
Have you fought with a good friend and, as a result, blown away a diet plan that you had followed well until then? Did an argument at work lead you to having one drink too many? Or did you jump a traffic signal after a having bad day, get pulled over by cops and screamed, “You don’t know my day was!” Have you woken up the next day wondering whether you could have avoided everything that you did?… Read more
You long for it – to become an entrepreneur. Flexible working hours, being your own boss, hiring people to work for you and no office politics. Wherever you go, people ask how your business is doing. You say it’s slow but picking up, and their eyes fill up with respect.… Read more
I walked to my desk and flung my diary. It thudded loudly and jolted my teammates out of their seats.
“What happened?” Arun asked.
“He just doesn’t get it, does he?” I said.
“Did you speak about your idea with the boss?” he asked.… Read more
A day has 24 hours. For you, for Richard Branson and Elon Musk. You have so much to do. Work, meeting friends, Facebooking, sleeping and, if time permits, doing something you are passionate about. Don’t you wish there were more hours in a day?… Read more