The Present

Photo Courtesy: jmb1977 on Flickr A few days ago, I had a delightful dinner conversation with Mitchell Levy and Kiruba Shankar. We talked a LOT and covered many things. A story about a “Present” shared by Mitchell totally touched my heart. Here it is in his own words. This happened when D (Mitchell’s son) was… Continue reading


Who? Who said that? That’s the first question that comes to your mind when you hear a quote or anything interesting. Think about this quote “Stay hungry, stay foolish!” If you didn’t know that the above quote (source: You have got to find what you love) was from Steve Jobs, you may be lost. You… Continue reading


A plane is getting hijacked and everyone on the plane is VERY scared. There is fear on everybody’s face. It is clear to them that they are not in control anymore. At one level, they were not in control anyway once they got into the plane but this was different. They signed up for it… Continue reading

Grace and Elegance

Photo Courtesy: Amitabh Bacchan’s blog Criticism is part of life. If you are doing anything significant, there will always be some criticism from someone Why? Simply because you can’t please everyone. A simple thing to do is to handle criticism with grace. Here is an example of how Amitabh Bacchan (who needs no introduction for… Continue reading