Conversations that may be taboo, yet important

The pandemic and home-bound work routine had certainly made us all a little lazy and Pushpa was no exception. As she settled down with a cup of coffee, she reluctantly picked up the newspaper – reluctant because the newspaper these days seem to be competing in being carriers of negativity. Lo and behold, the veryContinue reading “Conversations that may be taboo, yet important”

Internal Conversation

Right from the day, individuals start babbling as a child till the time they are deceased, they are put across this question, “Who are you?”, and an individual’s answer always starts with ‘Name’. However, with the passage of time minor changes occurs to the name, like prefix of the name changes from Master to Mr., Miss to Mrs. , sometimes prefix like Dr., Prof.,Continue reading “Internal Conversation”

We are coming full-circle on being a social animal

As I write this blog, COVID-19 is a raging fire across the globe. The world as we know it has ceased to exist in the past month and if things are to be believed, it will be several months before normalcy is established. Having said that, ‘Normalcy’ itself is going to mean something entirely new.Continue reading “We are coming full-circle on being a social animal”

Connection without “Connectivity”

Our cell phones are like an adult binky to us. We freak out when we can’t find the phone, can’t find network connectivity in it and when all the signal bars draw a blank. So basically, we are dismayed without a smart phone with proper network connectivity and 4G network. An all too familiar storyContinue reading “Connection without “Connectivity””

Connections or Conversations? Which first?

In the past couple of weeks, I had the opportunity to be an observer at an internal corporate session where employees were being educated about building connections in the professional world. The entire audience was made of young and energetic people in their mid-late twenties. The session covered ground around the need for building connections,Continue reading “Connections or Conversations? Which first?”

Vulnerability in a conversation

It takes a lot for a person to open up to another, irrespective of how close one might be. This is especially true when the relationship is that of a parent and child. In today’s age and time, things are very different given the current social fabric and pace of changes that are occurring dueContinue reading “Vulnerability in a conversation”