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 very … Continue reading Conversations that may be taboo, yet important
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 have been a busy world for the last few years. In our busy-ness we hoped to change the world, and so we ran- in circles, squares, in races, in relays, past some, over some, been run past and over by others. We ran and we expected everyone and everything to run. But now the … Continue reading Timeout.
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
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 story … Continue reading Connection without “Connectivity”
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?