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, ...

Money, Ideas, Risk, & Wealth

If you don't have money, you have very slim prospects of creating wealth. If you don't have money but have a good idea, you can increase your ...

Of Success, Failure, and The Burden of Anticipation 

Earlier this week (I think it was yesterday), I read this post on LinkedIn by one Kevin Kruse (famous author, keynote speaker, and Founder & CEO, ...

The Mountain Walker Diaries: The Clarkes Hotel

Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India, 5 July 2017, 2130 hours: I have been coming to this hotel since 2008, which was the year that my paternal aunt ...

Work Culture 

An Individual Ingredient is made of several different elements in varying quantities. These elements, in turn, have individual qualities such as taste, odour, texture and so ...

Vision, Power, and … Leadership

I live in a world where everyone knows everything. And if some of them don’t know everything, they don’t know that. So, most of the people ...

Time For Some Self-Skilling — Pune365

Just the other day, I was sitting quietly minding my own business, when this inane conversation posed into my space. “It’s difficult right now. Very difficult.” ...