Family, Life, Student

How Do I Resolve?

The new year fever is still in the air. Abhishek Prasad, colleague of mine was sharing a joke that was circulating on WhatsApp groups regarding the New Year Resolution, which was like – “My resolution for 2018 is that I will complete the incomplete resolution that I wrote in 2017, which I planned in 2016 and thought about in 2015….”…

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Family, Life

In Search of My Hanger!

In the suburbs of Florida, his house was damaged in the last thunderstorm. David Goldrich, 65 engaged John Peterson who was in his early forties, to help him with his multi-skill professional services of carpentry, plumbing, electrical and for other ancillary work. It was at least 45+ days of assignment. John was very regular, dedicated and sincere in his work.…

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Entrepreneurship, Life, StartUp

My Prayer. My Pitch.

Every day early morning this little girl would come to the church and stand before the Lord, close her eyes and with folded hands, murmur something for a couple of minutes. Then open her eyes, bow down, smile at the Christ’s statue and go out running. This was a daily affair. Every morning she would come religiously and follow the…

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Family, Life

Did you hug your child today?

Many years ago, I read this sentence in Reader’s Digest where the author saw a sticker behind a car – “Did you hug your child today?” Pujya Haribhai Kothari, a renowned thinker, philosopher, and spiritual guru, once shared an incident. He met a 75 year old man who complained to Haribhai saying that – “My son is not in my…

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Corporate, Entrepreneurship, Life, StartUp

I am my own critique.

One day I will write separately to tell you how I got connected with performing art, the Stage, music and the entertainment world. Fortunately, I have many friends who are renowned singers, musicians and poets. One such genius is Shri Babulal Gandharva. Babulal ji has invented a new musical instrument called “Bela Bahar”. The thought of making this instrument came…

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Family, Life

Responsible Netism – For Your Child Only.

This is an anecdote in a typical American backdrop. Though now in the elite or higher middle class nuclear Indian families we get to see such things happening. A busy corporate executive couple had a 5 years old son. He was feeling left out and frustrated as he did not see his parents for most of the days. They were…

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Corporate, Life, StartUp

Things that require ZERO TALENT.

There was a famous astrologer in a village. He was very humble and noble. His predictions were always very accurate which brought people from far-away places to him for advice. He was frequented by kings and merchants who would seek his wisdom for their future courses of action. However, there were some negative elements in his village who were jealous…

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Life

“Selfie Meeting!”

A little boy was waiting on the edge of the road as if he wanted to cross the road. He was waiting there looking left and right for quite some time. A shop keeper was noticing the boy and was now concerned as to why the boy was not crossing. He thought, may be the boy needed help. He came…

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