What is common about all great people ?

When we try learning about the lives of great people, many of our doubts get cleared. For a long time, I carried this misconception that many got their greatness because of their good luck. Out of interest I tried to know about the lives of a few great people such as Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, Steve Jobs, Vincent Van Gogh. I visited an exhibition about Vincent Van Gogh at ...
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An Indian Expatriate

The Road not Taken
Rajan would have been overjoyed with the idea of settling in England, when he was young. However the opportunity came almost fifty years late! He was seventy two, when he lost his spouse and his son who was forty two, resided in England came to India for a month for his mother’s last rites. Rajan’s daughter in law as well as his two grand children were busy with their live...
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My Impressions About Goa

The subject would not have been so interesting to me, if I had viewed Goa only for tourism. The conditions have changed, as now I have almost decided to settle there. I have been to Goa many times either for pleasure as well as for work. I remember first time when I had landed at Bogmolo airport in Goa about forty five years back, it was a small airport. A van from my hotel M...
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Man learns more from failures

Man learns more from failures, therefore instead of lamenting, he should celebrate when he meets a failure. He should think that he has got an opportunity to understand his shortcomings and that he can act again after he corrects them. The success does not provide him with the same opportunity,because it often stagnates him, makes him arrogant or makes him play safe. Remember ...
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A Life Time

Life time means different to different people. It could be 65 years or 50 years 100 years or for that matter anything. What is more important is that how that life was spent? People give innumerable excuses for not living a meaning full life, but they must pause and look at the lives of many who could achieve so much in the similar difficult circumstances. To illustrat...
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Life with a difference

Vinay had his medical file lying before him. Doctor had left his house over an hour back. His first report, which had come a week back, had indicated that he had blood cancer. He was incredibly shocked and therefore he underwent the same tests again. Doctor had reconfirmed his earlier diagnosis. He had given his assessment in plain words. “You have advance stage of blood ...
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My Hero

Among my early influencers I would name my Dad on the top. He was a school science teacher in Lucknow. It was in late fifties and I was also one of his students. Surprisingly our school had a huge science laboratory which today even rich private schools might not have. We often had the demonstration of full experiments in the laboratory class room. Like he would show that how...
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How Important is Knowledge

I was quite proud of the fact that I good education – technical as well as management till one day I could understand meaning of the term called as “Turnover.” During the time when I was setting up a small factory about forty years back, I once had a discussion with my erstwhile employer. I had said, “What is important is Profit and not the Turnover.” He told “Profit is import...
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To live one’s dream

To be happy in life one has to follow certain principles. For every one there are certain basic requirements like money, health , eduction, family which should be there. Therefore a man should take care of his health, physical and mental . He should go through all the rigours to get a proper education. He should get proper eployment or do business to earn handsomely and ...
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What is Vision?

You look at any advertisement of a CEO of a company, what is the top sought out quality in a CEO? He should have, “Vision”. Sadly, so often even the interviewers do not understand what the word really connotes. The best way is to learn is through some examples. Ecommerce has been the buzz word today. According to disclosed figures Amazon online business in India has grown t...
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