MSD – Captain Cool

I am extremely proud & ecstatic today, as would be the rest of the 1.2 billion ‘Cricket Crazy’ Indians. The Indian Team has brought home the World Cup after a long wait of 28 years! One of the highlights of the finals was the amazing Innings played by Mahendra Singh Dhoni [MSD]. It’s the best Read More

The GYM Issue

I have a love hate relationship with the Gym, for almost 10 years now. Must say, it’s more hate than love. Truth be told, I don’t have much of a physique. At the risk of sounding disgusting – I’m all flab. Every once in a while, when I feel fat, I start working out. Tell Read More


Most of us hate hearing the truth. After a workshop, a lot of participants give feedback. I enjoy their ‘truthful’ feedback – when it involves nice things about me as a trainer and the workshop. But if the ‘truth’ is even slightly negative, my eyes cringe, my head involuntarily starts telling me this person doesn’t Read More

Looking Back

“God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.” Reinhold Niebuhr Every year seems to go by in a rush. Irrespective of the nature of events and occurrences during the year – the line that most of Read More

Love Thy Vendors!!

When Sunil Bharti Mittal outsourced just about every major function at Airtel to different Vendors like IBM, Nokia Ericson, the Business world was taken by surprise. I remember a leading business magazine questioning the move as a part of its cover story. That radical move changed the face of the industry and now outsourcing major Read More

Inspiring Yourself!

“People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.” Zig Ziglar This column is the result of a great conversation I had with my Business Partner and the professional I admire the most – Ruchira Karnik. We were discussing the ongoing struggle any professional or/and entrepreneur Read More