Monthly Archives: April 2018

Greed

Greed…. Greed, in my opinion, is one of humankind’s most basic drivers of behaviour. It reflects itself in many ways, at all ages, some in a good sort of way, and some not so good. My 6 year old’s crying … Continue reading

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Being Alone. Being Human

Being Alone I am sitting here, in a restaurant full of people, and yet I feel alone. Many times, I have been sitting around with friends, everyone indulging in loud laughter and merriment, and yet the only company I had … Continue reading

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Questions of Paradox

“You are strong because you are imperfect You are wise because you have doubts” – so said Winston Churchill’s wife to him, at the beginning of WW II And so this begs a few questions …. Are we strong because … Continue reading

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Relationships … idle musings …

Some relationships are easy to give a name to …. husband, wife, son, daughter, mother-in-law, etc. Even though a relationship is more than a title, we always find the simplest route and define these relationships by titles. In these familial … Continue reading

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Musings on Leadership

I was sitting and chatting with one of my unit leaders today, and I was trying to understand what leadership really meant. She is focused, high on achievement orientation, knows what has to be done and  puts in a lot … Continue reading

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The Call

Many years ago, living in Africa, when there were no phones at home and one had to book a trunk call to speak to family at home, we would wait eagerly, looking forward to the phone ring at the tcom … Continue reading

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The Tata of the East

I spent the last 2 days in Kolkata, the land of the fiery Mamata, the land of Kali and Durga maa. It is perhaps the only city where one can still see the good ole Hindustan Motors Amby on the … Continue reading

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