The Culture of Busyness

19 Aug

Busyness seems to have become the new cool, a positioning statement for individuals. How busy you are or rather are perceived to be determines how hard you seem to work or how dedicated you are. This is even more evident in our Country with a high-power distance index. For me too it was no different! [...]

Power of Culture

22 May

As I began my now normal routine of work from home, I happen to glance at my calendar which I do every day as a matter of habit to check my routine, and realized it’s the 2nd of May 2020. As the moment sank in, I was instantaneously smiling and was overcome with a sense [...]

Embracing the Lockdown – Every dark cloud has a silver lining!

31 Mar

I remember my grandfather narrating the times of India’s pre independence struggle and my father narrating the early struggles of the young independent country. They talked about oppression, wars, famines and cholera like epidemics. I was very young when I experienced wars with neighbors, or at least the drills that came along with them. All [...]

Let’s talk Spirituality

4 Mar

One of my school friends called me the other day, and in-between conversations told me that he had seen one of my videos where I am responding to questions on spirituality. As is with school friends who can call our bluff since they know us before we were anything boast-worthy, he chuckled that since I [...]

Why you should embrace your vulnerability

7 Feb

  In life, I have always set high standards for myself. During school, I worked hard to be the best performing student in academics as well as in sports. During college, I strived to be an all-round athlete and a macho male. In career as well, I strived to be a high performing employee for [...]

The Myth About Short Attention Span

8 Jan

In a recent discussion of which I was a part of, I was made privy to the notion that people’s attention span has reduced exponentially. A much debated and refuted study was quoted according to which on an average, it is now as low as 8 seconds. Apparently, it has fallen from a higher 12 [...]

My Journey Towards Happiness and Truth

4 Dec

One day I was sitting and reflecting on my journey so far, and I must say the hindsight is a wonderful thing. It’s like an epiphany where you can retrospect on all the things you could have done differently and this happened to me when it came to certain habits and preferences. I have been [...]

Being Mentally Healthy

13 Nov

One of my colleagues was discussing with me about how difficult it is these days to manage everything, since everything has to be managed on the go! He was leaving for the day, and said he hoped to catch up enough sleep so that he could go to the morning marathon training session. Once home, [...]

Towards A Spiritual Economy

18 Sep

India is considered as one of the fastest growing and seventh-largest economy in the world with a GDP of $2.72 trillion. Our economy has evolved over the years considering the progressive increase in domestic consumption along with being the sixth largest consumer market in the world. These statistics gives us an insight into the increasing [...]

Gigging – The Workforce of Future

7 Aug

I ask a lot of youngsters what kind of jobs would they want. Would they want a 9 to 5 job that offers once in a year vacations and is repetitive; or, would they want a work where they can work wherever, whenever. A job which is exciting, gives them money – to pursue their [...]

Branding Insurance as an Attractive Career Choice

28 Jun

I recently went to a college for an interaction with the students there. During the course of which I asked them if they would want to join the insurance industry. Not many were inclined, and upon asking them the reason, they told me that they weren’t aware about what the sector does as such. Though [...]

Relevance of Life

22 May

Being a CEO often includes a lot of mentoring. People don’t look up to you merely for business solutions, they look up to you to guide and lead them, sometimes even on struggles on the personal front. They struggle to keep up to the pressures of the world, the expectations of family, friends and the [...]