Author Archives: Neeraj Garg

About Neeraj Garg

I have spent more than 20 years in the corporate world, in a mad rat race, like many others. Sometimes, very so rarely, I try and find some time for myself to pen down my thoughts.......not deep or intense, but often asking myself questions about issues that are top of mind.

Being a woman …

As a woman, I live many lives. That of a mother, of a successful corporate executive, of a wife, of a daughter in-law. I might live alone, or with my husband, or with my inlaws or in a larger joint … Continue reading

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Synonyms of “woman”

As Woman’s Day approaches, I began to think about the words that describe many women that I know. What are the synonyms I could think of. A few words came to mind but i decided to look up the oxford … Continue reading

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In Laws

The relationship with inlaws is a very unique relationship, and can be very different for a woman with her inlaws and for a man with his inlaws. One begins to call a couple as mom, dad, or whatever, when one … Continue reading

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Stepping into adult life …

This is a letter I wrote to a friend’s daughter who is leaving for the U.S. to study engineering. Thought it may make an interesting read for many others at the same juncture. …………. Aanya …. 29 years ago, i … Continue reading

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5 C’s of India

We have all heard about the 4Ps of marketing, the 7S of strategy, or the 4 Cs of strategic analysis, but what are the 5 Cs of India ? This is a thought that came to my mind as I … Continue reading

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18 … oh ! It is so special

What is so special about this number ? The sum of digits is 9, and that for many is a specal number. The difference is 7, and ask a football fan and he will tell you how special that is. … Continue reading

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Excel is the new God

My parents had an arranged marriage ; they met once before their marriage and were introduced by a distant relative of both. That was 1969. Circa 2001, and I had an arranged marriage. I met my wife through a newspaper, … Continue reading

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Fire and Dreams…inspired by #GullyBoy

I have been pushed, shoved, beaten to the ground I have no name, and yet have been called many a name Each time i fall, i vow to rise higher, stand taller There is a fire inside me, that burns, … Continue reading

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Que sera, sera

Que sera, sera …. Between Jan 2nd and Jan 11th, I had a series of goodbye dinners. Each one different. Each one with a different group. One was formal. One was fun. One was stimulating. One was emotional. I felt … Continue reading

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Finding myself

Finding myself … “No chance, no dance” “When was the last time you did something for the first time?” “Speak english” “We are not in the happiness business” “In data I trust, the rest I leave to god” “Dont fly … Continue reading

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