20 Questions


I received this from Freewheelin’, a long time ago. The idea was you send it to all your friends and copy the person who sent it to you. And your friends send their version of it to all of their friends and copy you. And in this way you get to know a lil’ more […]

January 30, 2007

It can be a small world


Pettyness never ceases to amaze me – especially when I haven’t done anything to hurt someone apart from being reserved or as most people perceive me ‘arrogant’ which I think is mainly an intersection of being reserved and being competent. I remember this time during the soccer world cup when a certain male colleague (in […]

January 22, 2007


Humor, Narcissism

Have you ever felt that your life was incomplete? That there is something missing? That you need something to make you feel complete? And getting drunk didnt solve the problem – even if it made you forget the issue? I think I need the following to get over this feeling of incompleteness (a little late […]

January 17, 2007

I step out for a few days..


and the big daddy of indian blogging starts talking about guys holding hands and the Shiju Thomas Fan Club, this is what I call cheap publicity. But I am back, with a new camera and some snaps to share. A lovely trip (a drive from LA to San Jose,Pebble Beach and Monterray, SF, London) business […]

November 3, 2006



A recent HR workshop had us put into MBTI buckets, and a little research on Wikipedia suggests that MBTI is as scientific as astrology. Since I proudly proclaim my Cancerian traits, I shall do the same with my INTJ self. And hopefully all those people who criticise me for being unfeeling, coldly rational etc will […]

October 13, 2006

Self Help


I know this is a much maligned term, with very few positive connotations for most people. But its something I do focus on, and for me it is about becoming better. Each one of us has his or her own challenge to deal with – and self help for me is about overcoming my limitations […]

August 24, 2006

Learning to fly


When you have come to the edge of all the light you have And step into the darkness of the unknown Believe that one of the two will happen to you Either you’ll find something solid to stand on Or you’ll be taught how to fly!– Richard Bach I have come to the end of […]

July 31, 2006



Its all DK2‘s fault. Here I was, minding my own business and working hard, when he wrote this, so i had to try it out for myself – though i prefer to use analogia which likens me to Taye Diggs, Ashton Kutcher (ps- hope Mrs Moore knows)and Clint Eastwood. Whereas myheritage thinks i look like […]

July 28, 2006

Chasing Money


The article here has a lot to say about B School salaries, but thats only the first job. What happens later. When potential recruiters call every third day. And your mail list has a gazillion openings every day (even if they are in financial services). As a patriotic Indian, I think it is our duty […]

June 1, 2006

Creating your best life


I have written about this before, and i am thinking about it again. specifically about the first part (reading his book led to further thinking) How do you achieve excellence? in work – by turning in the best work possible, by giving it 100%, by total commitment to the quality of your work, by being […]

May 29, 2006