Ping Pong Philosophy

Life is actually a ping pong ball. It is so too. If you don’t believe me, roll yourself down the road and see how your life ...

The Cubicle, The Chair, and The Coffee Mug

(Short story from the publication, The First Book of Nobodyness)   In my third year of employment, I got a shock. I have always taken great pride in not having ...

“In Next 5 Years, “Learning” Will Be Tightly Integrated with Talent Development Strategy of Organisations”

It was 2004. She already had 2 intense design projects running, but was thrown the challenge of developing a curriculum approach, design and workflow for a ...

There Is No Box

In 1987, I found myself in what is called a Junior College (Grade 11) in Mumbai. Within a few months, I realised that many of my ...

1001 Secrets To An Engaged Work Life 

Of late, I seem to be meeting quite a few people in India who are giving up jobs to start ventures. Am also meeting a very ...

myDartpfeil: A German Tech Take on A Popular British Pub Game

So Dutchman Michael van Gerwen has won the World Series of Darts for the third year in a row. On Sunday (November 5), he beat Gary ...

Life At An Airport (When Stranded)

Mumbai International Airport, Mumbai, 20 September 2017, 0830 hours: What works after a long, hard night in the airport trenches? Hot, strong, chai, that's what. And even ...

A Book About Then That Explains Now

At what point did humankind become 'civilised'? And at what point of civilisation did humankind become political? And at what point of a political civil society, ...

The People Are The Only Difference: Notes From Places Between 33,000 Feet Above Sea-Level and Ground Reality

28 August 2017: Just arrived in Singapore for the Asia Pacific Aviation Training Symposium (APATS) and the moment I sat in the taxi to get to the ...

What Are You Willing To Risk …

If you are willing to risk your money for a cause, you can make more money. If you are willing to risk your reputation for the cause, ...