"You were disrespected time and again in past years in public and private. When you protested you have been sidelined from core discussions. I am surprised not even once you escalated", I said summarising the conversation I am having with Shyahi. Shyahi recently reached out to me to get coached. A young girl from rural … Continue reading Helpless?


Bangalore was not new for me but I could not recognize anything of it when I came back last year. I chose to stay close to my kids' school than office and that made my commute to work interesting. Interesting because I had to familiarize myself with the various routes, I had to understand the traffic … Continue reading Bangalore-Traffic-QuickRide-Me

Good मौनing

मौन Sarita started running towards their roof to get the socks while Manoj is busy polishing the shoes when they heard the school bus is honking near the gate. Pintu their younger child studies in an English medium CBSE school which is 17 Kilometers from their newly built home. His bus comes at 6:55 AM. … Continue reading Good मौनing


Opened WordPress after few weeks today.  The post that appeared first was 'Mighty'. Time in hand and desire to write something made me think who is mighty. I started searching mighter objects from pen to nuclear bomb, from sword to volcanic posts but still felt something was missing. Who or what is the mightiest of … Continue reading Mighty

Get Bored

Thoughts intertwined and entangled trying to come out of the rigid mind but unable to. They struggle for days, give up for days and again start the struggle with renewed energy but could not succeed at all in past few months. Today morning somehow a small thought managed to escape and came out. I thought … Continue reading Get Bored

Umapada days

Sitting on a verge of a pond and watching the surface of water is no lesser than a deep meditation. In our childhood that was our most relaxing place to spend time with friends when not playing on ground. Our most entertaining moment was when we used to compete with each other on throwing stones … Continue reading Umapada days

Bandh – A Stray Dog Experience

Silence everywhere, no bus, no truck, no taxi, no bike. Plenty of food for me at the corners of the street as the garbage collector didn't come today to clear the garbage. Occasionally a speeding bike can be spotted on the streets. I am clueless what happened. A street which used to get filled with … Continue reading Bandh – A Stray Dog Experience

How to manage your manager?

            “You are very lucky! You got everything that you deserved at the right time,” Anuj roared excitedly. For most people, 5:00 a.m. is a time to continue sleeping, but many health-conscious people use it for exercising. Irrespective of the activity that a person chooses to engage in, nobody gets into any intense discussion at … Continue reading How to manage your manager?

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