Month: February 2012

Amazing Life # 4 – Being Forgetful


‘Amazing life’ is a regular thread about  little things that make us happy. Today’s weird little thing is Being Forgetful Sonia, my boss, mentor and very good friend once asked me ‘How come you always keep forgetting things? When ever I ask you, you seem… Continue Reading “Amazing Life # 4 – Being Forgetful”

Amazing Life # 3 – Being happy for strangers


‘Amazing life’ is a regular thread about little things that make us happy. Today’s weird little thing is Being happy for strangers It is just amazing how a smile can be contagious. It is one thing I would love to be contaminated with. This is an… Continue Reading “Amazing Life # 3 – Being happy for strangers”

Story Time – The Right is Wrong


A physics professor was about to give a student a zero for his answer to a physics question, while the student claimed a perfect score. Who was right? The instructor and the student agreed to an impartial arbiter (The Judge) , and a learned… Continue Reading “Story Time – The Right is Wrong”

TedxGurgaon Talk – On Non Conformity


My talk at the TEDxGurgaon. 2011 10’Dec Penguins, Lightbulb and a Beer belly! – A talk about non-conformity and us. Happy watching! I would request you to share your perspective about the idea in it, or the presentation. Looking forward to your comments! So… Continue Reading “TedxGurgaon Talk – On Non Conformity”

Story-time: No Try No Foul


This is a real incident. Houdini was a master magician as well as a fabulous locksmith. He boasted that he could escape from any jail cell in the world in less than an hour, provided he could go into the cell dressed in his… Continue Reading “Story-time: No Try No Foul”

Humility 101 – Taught by an auto-rickshaw driver


This is not a  story. It is something that hapenned to Suvendu Roy who works with a renowned watchmaker and lives in Mumbai with his family. He shares his inspirational encounter with a rickshaw driver in Mumbai: ‘One Sunday, my wife, kid, and I had… Continue Reading “Humility 101 – Taught by an auto-rickshaw driver”

How badly do you want to grow?


This is an old Greek fable about a scholar who went to Socrates. He travelled the length of the world and learned about all the wisdom available, his name was Cicero and he went to Socrates in an attempt to learn what no one… Continue Reading “How badly do you want to grow?”

Your truth or my truth? What makes you right


Culture is a reaction to nature, and this understanding of our ancestors is transmitted generation from generation in the form of stories, symbols and rituals, which are always indifferent to rationality. And so, when you study it, you realizethat different people of the world… Continue Reading “Your truth or my truth? What makes you right”

Let others speak first!


A sales rep, an administration clerk and the manager are walking to lunch when they find an antique oil lamp. They rub it and a Genie comes out in a puff of smoke. The Genie says, “I usually only grant three wishes, so I’ll… Continue Reading “Let others speak first!”

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