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
In June 2014, I accompanied Neel (@EnjayKayb) for a photo walk around the Gateway of India & Fountain areas of Mumbai city. The photo set remained unprocessed for a long time. Here are a few from the morning walk. See full collection on flickr.
Last Saturday afternoon I attended my first Rodinhood Open House. I have come back inspired and loved the positiveness in the room full of entrepreneurs and business owners. Here are my key takeaways from the sessions. Ask Questions. Alok (@rodinhood) was so right when he said - Don’t Be Naive. Ask questions, dig deeper. Don’t… Continue reading Keynotes from TheRodinHood Mumbai Open House
Two weeks into 2016 and I am trying to be selective of how I spend my time reading, both - offline & online. Here are a few interesting picks from the last 2 weeks. How to Say No to Things You Want to Do We all know the mantra to better productivity. Less time in… Continue reading 5 Stories to Read This Weekend – 15 Jan 2016
One week into the new year and we probably are looking at our list of things we want to do this year. If reading more is one of the things on your agenda or you are looking for book recommendations, here is my list. 1. Linchpin by Seth Godin A powerful book which helped me… Continue reading 5 books you should read this year
Holidays are fun times for the kids. Holidays also mean the parents have to work hard to keep the kids busy. I have joined the Early Learning for Toddlers and Preschoolers(India) group on Facebook which has been a good source of inspiration to make up activities for my little one. Last week I tried one, which she enjoyed and… Continue reading Sticker activity to keep the kid busy
Two big releases on the weekend - Dilwale & Bajirao Mastani. With limited work load, I was determined to catch at least one of them before it was too late. Good sense prevailed and the love story of a warrior was picked. As a staple diet, Sanjay Leela Bhansali offers you his magnum opus creation.… Continue reading Film Review: Bajirao Mastani
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