Posts Categorized: About Life

Over-measured Life!

Over-measured Life!

A few days back, someone gifted me a Fitbit. Without knowing much, I started using it. It was quite fascinating. It could measure everything I did – how many steps I took, what was my activity level per hour, how was my heart beating… Everything. I enjoyed watching how many calories I burnt, how well… Read more

Is success tiring you?

Is success tiring you?

Every success, whether big or small, has its own price to pay. Success brings limelight & recognition not without hard work and exhaustion. A few months back, I was re-discovering this the hard way. The success was sweet but I had to pay heavy price – my health. At work, I had started several projects… Read more

Dichotomy of Krishna’s love

Dichotomy of Krishna’s love

  Last week I had a pleasure of watching a colorful, artistic, surreal, opera-like musical play  – The Rajput Princess. It was a story of the divine love between Meera – the princess and Lord Krishna. Although, artists were amateur dancers and singers who weaved a magic around us for a couple hours. The play… Read more

The Great Nation

The Great Nation

Once of upon a time there lived two friends, Heart and Brain. Brain used to think a lot. Heart used to feel a lot. Brain had a lot of data, Heart had a lot of feelings. Brain could predict what is going to happen next day, Heart would never worry about the next day. Brain… Read more

The Great Lollypop Strategy

The Great Lollypop Strategy

After a stressful day, I was at a toy shop waiting for my wife and son to arrive. The stress was work related, arising out of fear of losing something after trying very hard. We were working with a client for past few months to develop the requirements, help them define KPIs and optimum action… Read more

Riding on impulse!

Riding on impulse!

Jakarta traffic can be as unpredictable as London weather. They were cruising along to Soekarno-Hatta airport in Jakarta well ahead of time, managed to reach the last mile 30 minutes ahead of schedule. The domestic terminal, the cargo terminal and the flights that were approaching the boarding gates were the familiar scenes that told them… Read more

Calculus of Life

Calculus of Life

As I sit on the eve of 31st Dec 2015, looking back on how the year went by, counting the moments of happiness, sadness and missed opportunities, comes a growing realization that life so clear in the hindsight. Now that I have gone past those moments I am able to recount and relive them and… Read more

Parenting The Parents

Parenting The Parents

Sometime when you are 40-something and your parents are 70-something, the role slowly reverses. You need to bite the bullet and become a parent of your parents. They start asking for your opinion or help in things they could easily do before. They start acknowledging that your life is a lot difficult and fast paced than… Read more

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Do you listen to radio often?

When I grew up in 70s and 80s in developing country like India my options in pretty much everything were limited, including listening to music. I was quite fond of listening to music but the only available source of music back then was our radio. The sound quality was average, programs had fixed timing. The… Read more