THE MAHATMA AND THE PRACTITIONER

DailyPost 1833 THE MAHATMA AND THE PRACTITIONER While we vow every year to follow the teachings and the life of the Mahatma, how much we have drifted away from it is not left to anybody’s

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IRRELEVANCE IMBROGLIO

DailyPost 1830 IRRELEVANCE IMBROGLIO Every individual, institution and enterprise want to remain relevant for all times to come. But we see irrelevance hitting these with uncanny regularity. People who have been able to master success

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BRAGGING IN BUSINESS OR

DailyPost 1821 BRAGGING IN BUSINESS OR Is bragging in business the norm? What is bragging in the first place? It is the art of tall talks, extrapolation, taking credit where the effort would have been

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KNOWLEDGE QUOTIENT

DailyPost 1810 KNOWLEDGE QUOTIENT While the ranking of colleges has been happening both for commercial and non-commercial reasons for quite some time now. Not much changes have transpired in the institutions both in who appear

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DOCUMENTS FOR LIFE

DailyPost 1792 DOCUMENTS FOR LIFE How many times have you struggled with the contents of a document, which you did not know? Were you supposed to know the contents of it? How many times has it

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WORKABLE KNOWLEDGE

DailyPost 1788 WORKABLE KNOWLEDGE The other side of Jugaad, the management mantra of the Indians is workable knowledge, which can safely be termed as managing your way through every profession with just about manageable knowledge. A

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SUBSTANTIAL RISK

DailyPost 1780 SUBSTANTIAL RISK In a risk averse nation even talking of this topic may raise scorn. When is the first time somebody talked to you about risk? What is your understanding of risk and would

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OLYMPICS – THE SUPERHUMANS!

DailyPost 1779 OLYMPICS – THE SUPERHUMANS! Olympics is always is what it is supposed to be. Superhumans beating all human barriers over and over again. Very rare this idea as it  would appear to us,

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UNDERSTANDING THE KNOWLEDGE GAME

DailyPost 1776 UNDERSTANDING THE KNOWLEDGE GAME Nobody would ever be able to understand the world from all its dimensions. The effort will turn out to be futile. In the same breath one can say that

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A PLAGIARIZED MINDSET

DailyPost 1732 A PLAGIARIZED MINDSET Plagiarism is not a new phenomenon, but its rampant growth in the last decade with the onset of large-scale digital resources, has slowly created a plagiarized mindset in a whole generation.

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OF CHARACTER AND CULTURE

DailyPost 1695 OF CHARACTER AND CULTURE The lip smart Indians can display value in anything, which serves their interest. Over the years they learnt the art of spinning stories and making a living out of it.

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FATALISM TO ESCAPISM

DailyPost 1691 FATALISM TO ESCAPISM Fatalism has always been pretty deep seated in imagining the quality of human life and in visualising what a human being can aspire to achieve and actually  do it.  Steeped

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OXYGEN LANGAR

DailyPost 1679 OXYGEN LANGAR If the country had any different expectations from them, then that is a different story. One the one side the persons involved in oxygen langar are risking their life for serving mankind

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HEAVY DUTY READING

DailyPost 1668 HEAVY DUTY READING Speaking, reading and writing are extremely necessary skills of every human being. It can take you to the pedestal or leave you down in the dumps for all your life. Every

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THE MATURITY FRAUD

DailyPost 1667 THE MATURITY FRAUD The make-believe world of maturity is what we have created unconnected with the harsh reality with which we have to grapple with on a day-to-day basis. The self-propelled maturity halo by

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A MENTAL LOCKDOWN

DailyPost 1658 A MENTAL LOCKDOWN A mental lockdown is what we have been in for a very long time. We are lucky that it has become so evident during the COVID-19 times, getting doubly authenticated in

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JUST BECAUSE WE KNOW SO LITTLE…

DailyPost 1650 JUST BECAUSE WE KNOW SO LITTLE… Just because we know so little, we don’t know what we are missing out. We might have missed the bus, or might be we have been missing buses

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DO YOU HAVE ANY IDEA?

DailyPost 1627 DO YOU HAVE ANY IDEA? Idea has two commonly known variants; one is a new thought and second is knowledge about something. When we talk of entrepreneurship we talk of an idea, but

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WHO IS GETTING INSPIRED?

DailyPost 1622 WHO IS GETTING INSPIRED? *If you look around, you will find it extremely difficult to find many who have been inspired in last so many years.* Like the buzzwords of creativity and innovation,

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THERE IS A  LIFE CYCLE IN EVERYTHING

DailyPost 1620 THERE IS A  LIFE CYCLE IN EVERYTHING Whatever might be the your  positioning in any job, product delivery, service or governance, the whole thought process that I need to know only this much, does

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EASE OF LIFE!

DailyPost 1615 EASE OF LIFE! Responsive govt, less governance and ease of business we have talking about for quite sometime, newer methods of service delivery have also been tried. Some certainly have achieved some success.

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WHO OWNS THE FAILURE?

DailyPost 1613 WHO OWNS THE FAILURE? While failure plays a predominant role in our lives, we try our level best not to document it. It has reached such nonsensical levels, that if you go by the

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THE ANATOMY OF ACHIEVEMENT

DailyPost 1610 THE ANATOMY OF ACHIEVEMENT Understanding the anatomy of achievement is the biggest challenge one faces in this country. But most of us having gotten this wrong, we end up going on a wrong

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ARE YOU A COLLABORATOR?

DailyPost 1607 ARE YOU A COLLABORATOR? Whatever might be the arena of democratic governance and life, there is a single common denominator that would define its success – the persona called collaborator. He is the

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THE BUSINESS OF COMPASSION

DailyPost 1604 THE BUSINESS OF COMPASSION *Whatever might be the day and age, business of compassion has never been the flavour of the day. That business means going about your work in an organised manner

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WHAT WE CREATE IS WHAT WE KNOW!

DailyPost 1597 WHAT WE CREATE IS WHAT WE KNOW! It has been a nauseating exercise to equate knowledge with degrees. This premise has been proven to be wrong. Then the added baggage is the the

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WHAT IS A PROFESSIONAL VOICE?

DailyPost 1588 WHAT IS A PROFESSIONAL VOICE? Have you ever heard of it? Possibly not. Nobody has ever spoken about it. This is not the voice of a compere or master of ceremonies or newscaster

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IF YOU COME THROUGH FAVOURS…

DailyPost 1582 IF YOU COME THROUGH FAVOURS… If you come through favours, you can only give favours. This is the adage which has been the defining Indian public life for quite sometime. Public life by

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AUDACIOUS PUBLIC CHEATING

DailyPost 1574 AUDACIOUS PUBLIC CHEATING What is the gap between what we profess and what we do? What is the gamut of difference between our public stance and our personal stance? How many of the

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INSPIRE OR INCITE

DailyPost 1564 INSPIRE OR INCITE The denigration of democracy is not what it delivers or what it doesn’t, it is whether you have faith in the rule of law, the institutions and the process which

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THE BUCK STOPS NOWHERE!

Daily Post 1545 THE BUCK STOPS NOWHERE! We are all familiar with the popular refrain, the buck stops here. That would be the case in other parts of the world but as it stands today,

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COMMUNICATION – PASSION OR VENGEANCE

Daily Post 1544 COMMUNICATION – PASSION OR VENGEANCE Communication is an art which everybody has seemed to achieve. Very rare to find a person who would accept being bad in communication. The corporate CVs have

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ERRATIC RESPONSE

Daily Post 1539 ERRATIC RESPONSE Erratic response has become the common denominator of our existence. Nobody has any idea as to what would be the response of the parties legally mandated to respond and also

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WORK IN PEACE

Daily Post 1527 WORK IN PEACE With the advent of the whole new concept of multitasking and then the onset of social media, work in peace has got thrown out of the window. Earlier, we

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IS IDEOLOGY REQUIRED?

Daily Post 1517 IS IDEOLOGY REQUIRED? Without ever trying to know the utility of it, we are completely drenched in ideology. Ideology is missing the woods for the trees. Let’s make no mistake, ideology and

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WATERSHED MOMENT OF YOUR LIFE

Daily Post 1478 WATERSHED MOMENT OF YOUR LIFE What is a watershed moment? A moment which is the turning point of your life. It cannot be forgotten and remains fresh till the last breath, whatever

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FOUR YEARS OF DAILYPOST

Daily Post 1462 FOUR YEARS OF DAILYPOST  The lessons of four years of writing daily, something sensible and readable has been an immense learning experience. The fun of this exercise is that people don’t write

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CRITICS ARE THE TRUE OPTIMISTS

Daily Post 1453 CRITICS ARE THE TRUE OPTIMISTS Optimists are those great individuals who sell dreams or goals which are not achievable or they don’t intend to achieve or worst it is just frivolous talk.

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TO FAIL OR NOT TO FAIL?

Daily Post 1431 TO FAIL OR NOT TO FAIL? Talk to the people about not being able to do something and see the response, you would taken aback to hear that he had not part

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WHEN THE IVORY TOWER FALLS…

Daily Post 1426 WHEN THE IVORY TOWER FALLS… When the Ivory Tower falls, what will you do. The people with gut and merit need not live in ivory tower organisations, they can make anything extraordinary

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