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To celebrate or to mourn?

Posted on December 14, 2017 in Miscellaneous

Your ads will be inserted here byEasy Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page toPaste your ad code OR Suppress this ad slot. Two contrasting events stood out for me in the last few days – one, the swanky celebrity marriage, in one of the most expensive locales on this planet, two, the […]

I am forever grateful to my critics…and other quotes

Posted on December 11, 2017 in Miscellaneous

The price of hard work is always less than the pain of failure. Most people would rather be wealthy than invest in being wise. That, I think, is a smart step to wisdom.


Posted on November 29, 2017 in Miscellaneous

This story was published in March 2017, on the isb.edu site, on the occasion of ISB @15 celebrations. “Facilitate, empower and create an environment for people to perform at their best,” says Professor Kavil Ramachandran, the first faculty of ISB. Professor Kavil Ramachandran glanced meditatively outside the window, at the vista that bore a pastoral charm. […]


The Oldest Brick in the Wall

Posted on November 16, 2017 in Miscellaneous

This story was published in December 2016, on the isb.edu site, on the occasion of ISB @15 celebrations.   Rashid Jilla is the longest serving employee at ISB. Employed with the Finance department at the Hyderabad campus, he spoke on his journey at ISB that was just a heap of rocks and is now a […]



Posted on October 8, 2017 in Miscellaneous

The significance of Bidar, in Karnataka, as a holy town, dates back to Guru Nanak Devji’s visit in the sixteenth century, when he was on his second world tour to enlighten people and was passing through Bidar village. On knowing about his arrival locals gathered around him to seek relief from scarcity of water. Legend […]


Let’s Do Something Today

Posted on September 12, 2017 in Miscellaneous


Teacher’s Day

Posted on September 7, 2017 in Miscellaneous

A respectful bow to those master craftspersons and sculptors we call our teachers – those who chiselled and hammered us into such magnificent shape. Every bit of success we have achieved and what we are today is indebted to their devotion and sacrifices. This day is a mere remembrance and acknowledgment of it, though not […]


An ounce of luck… and other quotes

Posted on June 17, 2017 in Miscellaneous

Vibrant with energy, buoyant with life, A dawn of cheer and a day so bright. ‘An ounce of luck is worth more than a ton of talent.’ ‘A great way to earn respect and appear honourable is to value your words – a rare trait I see these days.’


A passion to die for …and other quotes

Posted on June 1, 2017 in Miscellaneous

‘A passion to die for gives a purpose to live for.’ ‘Difficult to see good leadership around, only titular heads abound.’ ‘If you are not missed, perhaps you are not needed.’ ‘Institutions and bottles have a striking similarity. In both, the bottleneck is always at the top.’


What’s in a CV …and other quotes

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‘C(haracter) n V(irtues) make for the best CV. Qualifications and degrees are mere window-dressing.’ ‘If you are not missed, perhaps you are not needed.’ ‘What kind of a leader are you? One who creates happiness WHEREVER he goes, or WHENEVER he goes.’