A serpent alone knows the footprints (movement) of another serpent. There is no doubt about it. [Ramayan Book 5 (Book of Sunderkhand), Chapter 42, Verse 9]
Book Review: Lean In – Women, Work and Will to Lead
Sheryl Sandberg, the COO (Chief Operating Officer ) of Facebook has presented her thoughts clearly with anecdotal evidence and well found research in her book "Lean in - Women, Work and Will to Lead", published by Alfred A Knopf publishers. A light read littered with gems on leadership, this book seems to be coming-of-age for … Continue reading Book Review: Lean In – Women, Work and Will to Lead
Call of the Valley
Photo by amotherschronicle.com How could rocks and sand and silence make us afraid and yet be so wonderful?— Edna Brush Perkins, 'The White Heart of Mojave' It's amazing how the things we resist provide us with experiences that are unparalleled and once in a lifetime. Sometimes we need to just go with the flow and … Continue reading Call of the Valley
College Admission Scandal Highlights Parental Desperation
All parents want their children to do better in life than them, be it professionally or personally. There was a time when ensuring that their child chooses a respectable and gainful profession was the ultimate goal of parents. The scope of this goal has now increased to encompass their child getting admitted into a selective … Continue reading College Admission Scandal Highlights Parental Desperation
Internet: A Double-Edged Sword
"This is for everyone", said Tim Berners-Lee's, the British founder of the World Wide Web when he made it open to the world on Aug 6, 1991. The terms Web and Internet are often used interchangeably. World Wide Web is a face to the internet which is a collection of globally connected computers. The internet … Continue reading Internet: A Double-Edged Sword
Jeff Bezos Bouncing Back?
It is an unfortunate fact of life that it takes many years of diligent and conscientious effort to build a good reputation and only one bad deed to negate it all. No one is immune from this grim reality. Not even Jeff Bezos, the CEO of Amazon, a company which needs no introduction; the founder … Continue reading Jeff Bezos Bouncing Back?
The Universe is Whispering, Are you Listening
We go through our day to day life with an aggregate plan in our mind of things we need to accomplish. We become so focused on our daily tasks that we often do not pay attention to the little signals and whispers that are trying to convey a message to us. Instead, we note big … Continue reading The Universe is Whispering, Are you Listening
A Happy Place
Why is it we all need to know our happy place? Prior to going in for a medical procedure, the nurse at the hospital informed me that I will be receiving conscious anesthesia where I will feel sleepy but will not be completely knocked out. She then told me to think and visualize of a … Continue reading A Happy Place
Photo by Lukas on Pexels.com Why is it that parents don't share with other parents their child's activities? Parents of school going children often complain that parents of other children do not share with them their child's classes or activities and are not open about divulging the opportunities that their child may be availing off. … Continue reading Sshhh…
Jeff Bezos – in the midst of a midlife crisis?
Or is it that he is taking the American fundamental right of "pursuit of happiness"*as listed in the Declaration of Independence a little too seriously? It appears that with his "married mistress" he is more in the pursuit of a thrill than a pursuit of happiness, a blissful feeling not obtained by hurting your near … Continue reading Jeff Bezos – in the midst of a midlife crisis?