Ten Lifelong Learnings from Covid-19

While COVID-19 has been an unprecedented calamity on a global scale, could there be a silver lining to it? What can we learn from this pandemic that we may otherwise not have been receptive to?

On Taking a Digital Sabbath

“The addictive pathways in neuroscience whilst using your cell phone are the same as those pressed in action while consuming opioids”, said Dr. Monica Sharma, an epidemiologist and former Director for Leadership development at the United Nations whilst commencing a workshop on transformational leadership. She invoked each of the participants to switch off their mobile … Continue reading On Taking a Digital Sabbath

Give me Your Watch and I’ll tell You the Time

Consultants are often the butt of jokes and although the consulting profession has rapidly evolved over time, myths on consultants and the consulting industry prevail. Consultants can add value in ways others would find difficult to. Check out this piece to find out just how consultants manage to do so.

A Dalmatian Sojourn

This year, the start of the Easter break saw me, my wife and my daughter board EasyJet’s non-stop flight from Geneva to Split, Croatia. When the idea of visiting Croatia was first proposed, I was unsure. After all, as a student, I had travelled to former Yugoslavia and Eastern Europe was not priority. My family, … Continue reading A Dalmatian Sojourn

A Stitch in Time Saves Nine

In Feb 2001, my sister from Vancouver called informing that my father, who happened to be visiting her, had fallen critically ill and was in hospital. For a man who had never taken seriously ill, and had never been admitted to a hospital, it was surprising that the pneumonia got the better of him and … Continue reading A Stitch in Time Saves Nine

When गूँज (Goonj) Came Home

This took place in late Jan 2018. I was attending the inaugural cohort of the India Leaders for Social Sector (ILSS) program at Sonipat and our program organisers got our entire cohort to pay a field visit to the headquarters of Goonj at New Delhi. Before we left Sonipat I had a token understanding of … Continue reading When गूँज (Goonj) Came Home