parenthood

When I realised there was no wasted time for a child

The start of the lockdown was tough for all us. The challenges continue but I think all of us in our own small ways has made some peace. As a family it was chaos - WFH for the parents. Online School & Classes for the Kid. Sharing of the the gadgets since everything was now… Continue reading When I realised there was no wasted time for a child

Thoughts

Who would you blame for the broken supply chain?

Every few days the wife goes into a research & analysis session. Mission: Decide on the procurement of the next round of veggies & groceries. Who, What & Where are the critical factors. Vegetables, grocery items and packaged goods continue to be in limited supply at the local stores. Online deliveries from Bigbasket, Amazon &… Continue reading Who would you blame for the broken supply chain?

Thoughts

What will you get out of this quarantine?

The world has gone into quarantine. Home locked, we are experiencing something which most of us crave. Free time. Family time. Me time. The next few days we will spend time bonding with the family, reading, writing, binge watching. A lot of hidden talents will be discovered. Yes, some will also continue working. Go deeper… Continue reading What will you get out of this quarantine?

Technology

Google Home Mini: My Experience Report

E-commerce companies are spoiling us with all these massive discount days and shopping festivals. There is an on-going debate on who is making the money and who is burning some more. However there is one thing for sure, consumers are grabbing deals to their benefits. As part of Flipkart's Big Billion Day, the Google Home… Continue reading Google Home Mini: My Experience Report

Marketing

Has an e-mailer made you smile lately?

E-mailers are typically spam. Announcements of yet another discount, promo codes or some "gift with a catch" which you are likely to never use. There is a complete science on how to make more of your readers open the e-mailers, engage with them and take some action. This is not a blog for getting to… Continue reading Has an e-mailer made you smile lately?

parenthood · Thoughts

Why I am going to give in to my kid’s demand

A.M Naik recently moved out from the position of CEO of Larsen & Toubro after spending over 50 years in the company. ‘I gave zero time to my wife, no time to my children’ That’s about L&T chief Naik’s only regret as he gears up to cede control of the group. Scary. Imagine giving 50… Continue reading Why I am going to give in to my kid’s demand

Advertising

Ad Pick: Society Tea’s Dussehra Greeting

Festive time is usually when the newspapers are filled with shopping discount ads and sales promotions. This Dussehra, one ad really caught my attention. Some lovely art direction here. Society Tea's Festive Greeting. Would be really glad to mention the credits if you happen to know the team who produced this work. Have you seen… Continue reading Ad Pick: Society Tea’s Dussehra Greeting