Category Archives: FUN IN PROFESSIONAL LIFE

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Leadership lessons absorbed like a sponge

On the 72nd Independence Day, I am sharing a review of ‘SPONGE: Leadership Lessons I Learnt From My Clients’ by Ambi Parameswaran. I was thinking, how different the country could be if all of us behaved like the sponge. If like Ambi, we too could reflect on our mistakes and learn through our experiences. Maybe… Read More »

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Rediscover Yourself’ The most selfish workshop ever.

HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW YOURSELF? Self-knowledge is desirable. However, like perfection, it is tough to achieve. It is a ‘work-in-process’. Hence we need to Rediscover, Realign and Reconnect with our inner self to raise our self-awareness. Our biases due to our experience and choices that have shaped our behaviour and attitude are one of the… Read More »

The HAPPINESS MODEL you can follow

Your mental and emotional state is in your business. So is Happiness. Blaming the circumstances and other characters in the episode of your life, you only gain temporary relief in escapism. To be happy, you need to commit self to keep yourself happy. It is not to deny the impression and impact various materialistic outcomes,… Read More »

The Joy of remote working suffocated with long leash of technology

I am sure we all vote YES for flexible-timing. I also would bet most of us have experienced remote working. Yes, thrive on such a technology marvel and dream of the constraint-free life unveiling before the new generation. We are blinded by the advantages to miss the twin edged swords of technology. It is relentlessly… Read More »

Has Women Empowerment endangered working men?

Rajesh sits in the corridor outside the boardroom, still unsure why he’s being branded a sexual predator and an exploiter of women. Why was his behaviour and past being probed? He has always been warm-hearted, easy-going. Nothing has changed and yet everything in his life could fall apart. It seems that the new junior in… Read More »

Can INDIAs 10 MOST DANGEROUS CELEBRITIES list be surrogate for popularity?

The seemingly hot looking women could lead to disastrous results. This learning was reinforced last week. I discovered ‘THE MOST DANGEROUS CELEBRITY’ list. Curious, I opened it to be better educated. It is interesting how things get interpreted. McAfee, yeah those computer safety guys officially release ‘ MOST DANEGROUS CELEBRITY LIST’ every year. These are… Read More »

DO YOU HAVE A MAP FOR BRAND-i

Explorers don’t need a map. They are adventurous. They love taking risk. However, most of us are navigators. For us, life is a journey. And most of us don’t have a map for it. We work with vague sense of direction. We keep defining the destination and the road that will lead us there. We… Read More »

SEXUAL HARASSMENT – Raising the voice early, still the best solution

(The article was also published in THE ISLAND, Leading Sri Lanka newspaper  on 30th April 2017) In the recent times, there have been multiple high-profile cases of sexual harassment reported in the media. Some of the prominent ones are Arunabh Kumar, RK Pachauri, Tarun Tejpal, Ashok Kumar Ganguly, Mahesh Murthy and Sumant Bhattacharya. In September 2016,… Read More »