Attachment vs Detachment

The Popular Indian epic Mahabharata is a story of brothers’ kids fighting to get what is rightfully theirs. War is declared between the cousins. Just before the war begins one of the most powerful warriors amongst them Arjuna is completely lost in the wave of emotions & can see everyone in the enemy camp as a relative rather than as part of the opposition he is out there to destroy. With Krishna as his charioteer starts some of the finest coaching lessons through the “Bhagavad-Gita.” Read More

Beyond the call of duty= EXCELLENCE

Mr.Subroto Bagchi, the vice chairman & cofounder of Mindtree Ltd., in his bestseller, “The Professional” has some interesting observations. He says,”….. at a fundamental level, there are three qualities that make someone a true professional: the ability to work unsupervised, the ability to certify the completion of a job or task & finally the ability to behave with integrity at all times.” These qualities definitely help an individual move to a space where he is completely respected for the way he works. Read More

Musical High

“Talent is a gift from God. That is something that you are born with. To be able to be born with singing talent is just a gift. You can learn how to sing better, but you cannot learn to sing with certain quality. It is just something you are born with.”Perfect words of Sharon Osbourne especially when you meet & listen to artistes like Mrs. Aruna Sairam. A very popular Carnatic singer Padma Sri Aruna Sairam is a pleasure to listen to mainly because she enjoys what she does. Her concerts are always a success & her ability to keep her audience hooked phenomenal.  Read More

Channelling Art & Creativity to make a difference -Ricky Kej’s Amazing Lessons

Last week was unforgettable for me for many reasons at work. What stood out was an evening I emceed to honour interesting people who saw beyond themselves. Got to watch India’s Grammy winner , Ricky Kej use music for a cause and this gave me reason to pause . He & his team with such an amazing theme musically transported the audience to a different world through a few songs from his album “Shanti Samsara.” Listening to him & watching him these are a few quick lessons learnt. Read More