Yesterday, I asked my friend for some advice. And though he said some wise words, all I could feel was -“Damn. That’s the vaguest thing I’ve ever heard” I gulped down a cup of coffee to get into the zone and decided to make a framework for giving better advice. So here I present myContinue reading “How to give a better Advise?”
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What if I asked her out? Mistake vs Regret
So, there is this cute girl in my Cure.Fit dance class. I see her every day and think that maybe I should ask her out. I think about a conversation starter, almost approach her – but then I think that my conversation starter is not the right one, and just walk away. In my mind,Continue reading “What if I asked her out? Mistake vs Regret”
A box full of memories!
Returning hometown, especially to an Indian home, has its own advantages – you get stuffed to the neck with delicious, homecooked food; bed feels warmer with your old blanket, and sleep is peaceful after the ‘champi’ (head-massage) by your mom; the nature smells divine as the pollution is nowhere to find; and friends that areContinue reading “A box full of memories!”
KPIs that matter
Key Performance Indicators, or simply KPIs, well they form the bread and butter of a post-MBA job.Utilization, CPC, CTR – or some cool-sounding professional name to a number – we all are tracking them for sure.What about the KPIs in life for measuring success? How do we know that we have ‘arrived’ finally?Salary is oneContinue reading “KPIs that matter”
Fragility: imperfections that make us perfect!
The current COVID situation has put all of our plans on hold and we have suffered in various ways – Job loss, pay cuts, death of closed ones, and counting.This uncertainty got me thinking about my fragility as a human being. Yes, I am a human, and the truth is, to be human is to be fragile.Yes,Continue reading “Fragility: imperfections that make us perfect!”
Letter from a ghost!
A cold night, a warm black hoodie, hands in the pockets, and headphones in the ears. Eyes half-closed, as steps, blindly followed the usual route on the tune of “Perfect“. Serene streets, misty air, and not even a single living entity insight. It was just another midnight walk, on my favorite streets of IIM Bangalore.Continue reading “Letter from a ghost!”
Perfect colors and imperfect hues!
Steam rising from a colourful teacup. A colourful teacup lightly perched on the delicate glass table. The glass table holding the dreamy hand of a girl with light bangs and deep eyes. Her deep eyes holding the secret to her beautiful smile. As she waited in anticipation for her interview results to come out, sheContinue reading “Perfect colors and imperfect hues!”
“I am really tired of your any-time-reading habit now.” His anger was indeed genuine for his co-passenger. She would always carry a book or two in her purse, and open them at every opportune moment. Order a coffee – and start reading. Catch a flight – and start turning some pages. 10 extra minutes toContinue reading “Bookmarks!”
Making it work!!
“You what’s the problem of your generation?” He looked at his boss with as polite cold eyes he could, as he slowly stirred the his black coffee – something he needed desperately after a sleepless night. The presentation was in about an hour, and he wasn’t in for a generation-gap lecture before it. “You liveContinue reading “Making it work!!”
“You know what, I am tired of your excuses now!” She was looking at him with an intensity unknown to him. She was furious. The devil was dancing on her face, and the tune was vibrating through her cheekbones. “What excuses?” He tried to play dumb, but he knew what she was going to jumpContinue reading “Free fall!”