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
A few months ago Sandeep Singh, my ex-boss at Quasar Media who now heads Freecultr called me to introduce and induct me into the BETA version of Freecultr Express. This is an online initiative by the fashion brand to let artists / photographers & the creative lot have their designs printed on a t-shirt, which… Continue reading Photography finds a new expression at Freecultr Express
Simple as it may sound, it doesn't seem to be. A couple of Google searches, checked IFTTT but there wasn't something which seemed easy and above all "Automated" with scheduled delivery options. The most famous way to do it is - Pocket to Instapaper to Kindle. Messy! After much digging around and checking reddit comment… Continue reading Automate sending your Pocket Articles to Kindle
As a practice every night I try and read for at least 30 mins before I sleep. The other night I was reading on my Kindle. My little one walks into the room and comes around the bed side to see what I am doing. I see her pick up one of my other books (print… Continue reading What my 2 year old kid thinks of the Kindle?
One of the key highlights of 2014 was a short trip to Yiwu City in China. I had the opportunity to visit one of the world’s largest wholesale market which boasts of over 65,000 traders/manufacturer outlets. The trip gave me a very small but impactful exposure to the business processes of the country and probably… Continue reading Travel Diary: Business Trip to China