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…

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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 –…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Life

Sporadic Patriotism

              Lo ka’llo baat?………I have changed my WhatsApp dp and the profile picture of my Facebook page to a Tricolour. I have liked some patriotic videos shared by my friends and I have even forwarded them to my network….aur kya? Happy 70th Independence Day! Two mornings in a year make us feel patriotic. We…

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Life

Dewang Mehta – Beyond the Icon.

          I have borrowed the title from Harish Mehta’s article. 10th August (1962) is Dewang’s Birth Anniversary. He was and is my role model, who inspired me a great deal. I’m not sure if this generation of IT professionals and entrepreneurs would even know who Dewang Mehta was! What is his contribution to the IT industry…

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