Democracy is just the begining

When you read The Animal Farm, you know that Orwell is talking about the USSR. But is he? It is obvious, you might say. He wrote it at the height of the Cold War when the ‘free world’ was engaged in a proxy war with the Communist block. But then I realised that the American... Continue Reading →

The Crotch Blowout

To my horror, I realised that I was the victim of yet another crotch blowout this morning. This time it was a new pair of jeans that I had bought just last week. Now all my jeans had holes at the crotch. Great! Just great! But I wasn’t going to let this ruin my day... Continue Reading →

Living with Fishes

He wakes up in outer space. He can see his fingers twitching, his body dying. He is exposed. But his mind is back in his bed, he is on Earth. He has to pull himself back together, he has to get into a capsule. With great difficulty, he wills himself to pull the thin velvet... Continue Reading →

Alive

The mud and earth help me feel alive. Reports and meetings help me think that I'm doing something with my life.

Keeping Your Employees Happy

The army has always fascinated me. Soldiers ready to live, kill, and die for a cause. I believe every company has to aspire to have that kind of dedication from their employees. (not the kill part though!) The soldier believes in the cause, and that's what drives his commitment. So how does a company do... Continue Reading →

Sleep – “Chief nourisher in life’s feast”

Randi Zuckerberg explained the challenges of maintaining a work/life balance in her tweet, “The entrepreneur's dilemma: Maintaining friendships. Building a great company. Spending time w/family. Staying fit. Getting sleep. Pick 3.” Now this is not just an entrepreneur’s dilemma. All of us go through this everyday, and a lot of us choose to sacrifice sleep.... Continue Reading →

Changing the world

I believe that my existence is pointless. Like Gandhi said, “Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.” Why is it important? Because it helps you live with the uselessness of life. I believe that I am changing the world. I don’t work for Teach for India, so... Continue Reading →

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