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Because thoughts germinate ideas, that becomes words and Words are all I have…

When you give credits, your credibility goes up, really?

When you give credits, your credibility goes up, really?

“No cheating”, I was told the first time I started playing hide & seek and when I sat for my first exam. The warning message changed as I grew up, yet the essence remained. If you deal with originality, be it preparing a keynote, a graph, analysis, writing a song...

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When Sir Ratan Tata replies to your email!

When Sir Ratan Tata replies to your email!

As a kid, I would idolise Shahrukh Khan... Sonu Nigam... Shaan... stars of my generation. Sachin Tendulkar took it to the next level. Mr Bachchan remained there forever. Then I read the book 'Beyond the Last Blue Mountain' on JRD. That changed the definition of a hero...

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Why an Indian nod creates confusion?

Why an Indian nod creates confusion?

An American, James and an Indian associate, Rohit are in a discussion over a video conference. James is referring to a keynote and explaining a critical Business change, and Rohit is listening to it with rapt attention. Rohit is nodding his head slightly forward...

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They say, ‘the best thing comes at the end!’

They say, ‘the best thing comes at the end!’

As I was signing off the other day from the office, the main door guard asked me, "have you written this book?" "Yes", I said, not expecting that question. "It is nice, I have read two pages!", she said. And I was taken aback. I wasn't expecting it from her. I killed...

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How do you handle nervousness?

How do you handle nervousness?

“Were you nervous on the stage?” A good friend had asked after I came from the book launch. “A little. Actually more than a little until I was on the stage”, I replied. “How did you manage?” He got curious. “Sachin Tendulkar has played 200 Test matches, scored a...

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How is it to celebrate festivals abroad?

How is it to celebrate festivals abroad?

As a kid, I used to wait for the evening of the Dussehra festival. I would go to the nearby temple with my cousins and friends. On the open ground within the premises of the temple, huge effigies of the mythological character Ravana along with his two brothers would...

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