Siri tells me that it took 1,347 days from my first blog post, Dropping Out Of The Rat Race… to my 100th blog post. Thereby, on an average taking 13.5 days to write each blog post. If I remove the 31 blog posts written in 66 days of this year, the average will shoot up […]Read More How Did You Die
If all things are equal between two candidates that want me to be their mentor, what would be the difference, that would make all the difference? No, it’s not how equity you will give me or how much respect you have for me… The correct answer is – desperation. I am not referring to the […]Read More Desperation is the Name of the Game
I finally saw Padman on Thursday night and I’ve got to confess, I absolutely loved it! I identify with the struggles and humiliation that Laxmikant Chauhan, the protagonist, goes through as he attempts to improve female hygiene practices ie convince the females in his home and village to use sanitary pads instead of a rag […]Read More The One Thing I Couldn’t Relate to in Padman!
I am the Vice-Chairman of Mumbai One Round Table 221 (M1RT221) which is part of Round Table India. One of the objectives for our table this year is to host an enjoyable philanthropic event that while contributing to a noble cause will provide an interactive and enjoyable Sunday afternoon with family and friends. Our first […]Read More A Sunday Treasure Hunt, for a Good Cause
One of my favorite entrepreneurial movies is Rocket Singh Salesman of the Year. The movie has a dialogue that goes, “customer ke toh naam mein hi mer likha hai” (the word customer has mer (pronounced “marr” is the Hindi word for ‘to die’) embedded in it). This single dialogue aptly defines the treatment meted out […]Read More Venture Idea: Putting the Custom in Customer Service
No, this isn’t what you think it is! Or is it….Read More KISS for your Investors
Do you know that in the 16-year period between 1988 and 2014, the weight of an average American male increased by 15 pounds, while his average height remained the same? Did you know that India’s consumption of sugar increased from 5% to 13% of all the sugar produced in the world? – much faster than […]Read More Book Review: The Wild Diet