What is creativity? It is the use of imagination and original ideas to create something. Robert E. Franken defines creativity as the tendency to generate or recognize ideas, alternatives or possibilities that may be useful in solving problems, communicating with others, and entertaining ourselves and others.… Read more
Taraka, the demon king, is Indra’s most dangerous enemy. Only a son from Lord Shiva can kill Taraka. But Shiva has no desire to father a child. No amount of seduction from Indra’s apsaras or arrows of Kama (Cupid’s bow for the West) affect Him.… Read more
That’s how many hours you have in a day. But the number of tasks on your imaginary to-do list outnumber these hours 5 to 1.
Work, pending projects, chores, spending time with your partner, movies, shopping, social media status updates… the list can go on.… 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
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