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
One day, Narad muni asked Lord Vishnu, “Why is the statue of Garud (Vishnu’s eagle and vehicle) placed in your temples? Why not mine? Am I not your greatest devotee?”
Before Vishnu could answer, a crash was heard outside the main gate of Vaikuntha (Vishnu’s abode).… 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
Picture this: You deliver a fabulous presentation on a topic. Your audience hangs on to every word you say. It ends in a long, genuine applause. Your audience is happy because they can take a lot away. Break the ice with important people in the audience is easy because they already have a positive impression of you.… Read more