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?
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?
After flickr, Instagram has helped me stay inspired on the course of my being a hobbyist photographer. Please note "hobbyist" is very important, since I don't call myself a photographer. On my Instagram feed has been the now famous Joseph Radhik. Latest claim to fame - He is the one who shot the wedding of… Continue reading Lessons from PEPx 2018
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
My mother always said that if you didn't have enough problems in your life, you would not value hard work and one would lose faith in God. Point Noted. As you grow up you realise one problem is just around the corner as you are about to get over the current issue. After experience you find… Continue reading Quick-fix to problems of life
The last few weeks have been such a delight to see the bunch of Diwali Ads of TV. No, I am not talking about the happy families sharing gifts, the oh-so-good husband giving jewellery to his wife or the kids getting a larger TV for their room. This Diwali there seems to be a consensus,… Continue reading Make this a Happy Diwali for everyone
Spending time with the little one is therapeutic, gives me the opportunity to be me. We talk, laugh, scream, we share and we both learn. Did you know that rain rubber shoes (gumboots) are called “galoshes”? No, even I didn’t. My kid is teaching me and I am happy to learn. Ask Questions “Why is… Continue reading My Kid Is Teaching Me and I am happy to learn
The answer to “What do you want in life” would be most often answered in objectives - A good house, fancy car, lovely long holidays and more. Very few of us can define our life needs, the way this person has done it: Rather than argue over numbers in a spreadsheet, we instead each listed… Continue reading Answering the “What do you want in life?” question
As the country mourns the loss of a great visionary and one of India's finest President - Dr.APJ Abdul Kalam, I would like to take just a moment and share one of his quotes which had the strongest impact in my life and has kept me going.
Last month I completed 1 year since I quit advertising, quit a job and started managing a small business along with my wife. What I do now is different from what I did in the past 14 years of my working life. Different but at the core very same. However running your own business has… Continue reading 11 Lessons from being a business owner