Stones Know it All

  Gently let the stones find its way the river does flow in the right direction it will take time, so does everything in life once it happens you have a choice to think if it was early or late and if it does not happen you can wait you can wait after all it…

The writer in every reader – Books, Blogs and Print on demand

The Publishing industry always had an attire that identified itself differently for the author and the reader…. What happened in recent years with the self-publishing and ‘publish on demand’ services coming up is that attire was removed…. In fact Publishing industry just got out of its shell and became accessible to a wider audience….. Readers…

Bored…? Be Unconventional…. Break the monotony

The other day as I was driving to Lunch I saw a guy with a Board advertising some rental properties…. A usual scene when you drive through the bay area… most of the time you see people standing with the boards shaped like an arrow pointing to the location of the rental properties… and most…

Are you Creative?

After around twenty years in my work life I often keep hearing people say that they wished they had a more creative life. They are mostly referring to Artists, singers, movie actors and more who make a living working in the creative sector. I tell them creativity is not just about Arts. Yes! It is…

Out of Our Minds By Sir Ken Robinson

Sir Ken Robinson became a household name when his first TED Video went viral on the internet and social networks. His second video made the same viral impact. Reading his book was in my agenda for a while and when the completely new edition of his Best seller “Out of Our Minds” came out, it…

No Process should become a Red Tape

Processes are put in place so things could run smoothly and by running smoothly it also means that someone has a way to control and predict the outcome or delays. All said and done processes also have bottlenecks that make it difficult for some things to function smoothly. One would say that the process is…

Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans

Planning is what makes you do more in the available time and save you from surprises that peep from the corner. But there is also a certain adventure with not planning things. A certain love affair with the unknown surprise that makes its way to your life. When I started writing this project, I was…

Sir Ken’s Followup talk at TED

I had written about Sir Ken’s first talk in TED earlier and today I had a chance to hear him again. The last talk did change me in the way I looked at what my kids wanted and as a result my daughter whom we were pushing for violin classes, given a choice stopped it…

Anupam Mishra on Water Harvesting

Self Reliance and self sufficiency are always a topic. It is so amazing to see how technology and innovation in its raw form can make a change to common life. While we run around with mobiles and laptops thinking that we hold the world in our hands we often forget the wisdom of the past…

Amy Tan on Creativity

When ever a story is being told a new story is being weaved by each listener who in turn becomes a part of this new story. the original story is then retold by the listener to himself over and over so much that the original story gains a more personal significance for the listener. What…