The ramifications of longevity?

The average life span of Indian population has gone up from 38years to 68years since 1951 until 2011. It has been a quantum jump which in other words means longevity, more years to live. The longevity has gone up all over the world, only the figures are different. Until mid of twentieth century the physical beauty ruled the roost, because the spoils of the stunning looks, hour...
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My Quest

For a long time, I have been looking for an icon, in my growing years it was a subconscious effort, however in the recent years my quest has become more refined. I have mentioned about some of my early influencers such as my biology teacher, Mr Johnson in high school or Mr R D Aga, Executive Director of Thermax India, my first company. Then while reading a few biographies I got...
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“Organic” or “Inorganic”

I am often puzzled, whether a very good product or service would sell on its own, or would it also require advertising support. It is an age-old question; however, it holds an important position even today. I remember the good old days when I was impressed by some of the movies released in early seventies until early millennium. I remember films like “Zanjeer” and “Shakti” wher...
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The difference between successful and failures.

One major factor between success and failure is the same as between efficient and the laggards. The time the failures take to change their path is much longer than those who succeed. This in other words success is another phrase for flexibility. In businesses those who are flexible stand a better chance to succeed. I was reading biography of Elon musk one of the important quali...
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The Change

There are great many options for everybody to work on to decide the course of their future. Therefore, art of selection is one important requisite if one wants to distinguish oneself. The discerning people select their path carefully, based on several factors such as their risk-taking ability, passion, physical resources, knowledge, age, and strengths. In my past I had heard, s...
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My Hero

Every body must be having a hero in his life, I am also lucky that I have got one. In my earlier blogs I acknowledged two persons, who were my icons, one was my teacher in high school and the other one was my employer in my first job. The time passed and then my exposure grew beyond my surroundings to people who made an impact nationally and globally. However, they had already ...
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The purpose of life

The question bothers everyone, but it holds more importance to a few. Today a man has an average life span in the developed countries of around seventy-nine and in developing countries of around sixty-nine. That is quite a long period for those who are concerned, whether their existence has any purpose. Life is an opportunity for everybody through which he experiences what all ...
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Why, I lost interest in Philanthropy?

When I was a student, I always wondered that why didn’t people help the needy? In my growing years I lost so many opportunities because I didn’t have the means. I lost scholarship in Sainik School, which could had been an ideal foundation to become a commissioned officer in Indian military, I lost an opportunity to study Engineering in IIT in spite of being selected. In my earl...
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A luxury fuel guzzling car to an electric car.

One of my dream was to own a luxury car, I wasn’t rich, yet I used to look at the various luxury car models on road and in Auto shows. I graduated from old models of Fiat, Ambassador to different models of Suzuki cars with the passage of time, my progress was slow and steady. Then came a time when I travelled to various affluent countries like USA, France, Canada and UK and sa...
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The Pandemic has made us prisoners.

It has been a long time that I have visited a well-tended garden. The main reason is that I am confined to my apartment on account of spread of the pandemic, Corona virus. What I read in social media or see in TV, the life for everybody has got impacted in the last one and a quarter year. In some ways I have benefitted being all to myself for most of the day. This time I spend ...
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