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Life and All

From Inaction to Action
From Inaction to Action
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What does it take, my mind asked me yet again, to go from this state of inaction to action; to plunge headlong into the sea of possibilities and open up a whole new world lurking under those waters – a world filled with opportunities, with goal achievement and much fulfillment? Here is a quick checklist […]


Fashion and All

Met Gala 2019 – Hail the Outrageous
Met Gala 2019 – Hail the Outrageous
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I checked into my newsfeed this morning and I was instantly assaulted by some rather questionable (understatement, by the way) red carpet images from the Met Gala, 2019. A team meeting was instantly called for much needed respite. Now, the Met Gala 2019 is THE fashion event of the year. It traces its origins back […]


Travel and All

Off Beat Travel for the Non Peak Season
Off Beat Travel for the Non Peak Season
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Off beat travel during non peak season – here we come! Sitting by my desk and working as I lament the passing of Summer has put me in wishful thinking mode! This time, last year, during Independence Day, I was busy trudging along the grand peaks and falls of Ladakh, before my journey finished on […]


Decor and All

Coastal Decor Touches To Keep Summer At Home
Coastal Decor Touches To Keep Summer At Home
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What do you do when the Winter blues set in? You head to the coast! But now, you can easily imbibe a cool coastal decor quotient right where you are without having to travel south of the equator. The soothing and subtle coastal touches can act like a whiff of fresh air when you step […]


Food and All

One Dish Parties to Throw This Winter
One Dish Parties to Throw This Winter
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‘Tis the season to stay in – but not in the kitchen by any means! Staying in during the chilly season does not necessarily mean staying out of touch. Winter is the universal holiday season where people are often seen flocking to meet and greet their near and dear ones. So how can you entertain […]


Books and All

Read Today to Become a Leader Tomorrow
Read Today to Become a Leader Tomorrow
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I met Anand on a flight from Singapore to India. We chatted for a while as we settled into our seats, exchanging notes on what we do and what our career graphs are like – as usual, we boys were talking shop. Guilty, as charged. Eventually, talk veered to the economy, then politics and then […]


Thoughts and All

Women and Empowerment – A Letter from a Gen X Girl
Women and Empowerment – A Letter from a Gen X Girl
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What is women’s empowerment? We all often hear various programs taking place on the issue of women empowerment. But what is women’s empowerment? Women’s empowerment is the process in which women elaborate and recreate what they can be, do, and accomplish in a setting they were previously denied. But which women need to undergo this […]


World and All

Point Your Index Finger – Elections Are Here
Point Your Index Finger – Elections Are Here
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Election season is proudly here to tell us that we actually have choices! We are by the people, for the people and to the people. And we in India are more people – many more people than we can fit in – and that makes me proud. We are after all, one of the most […]


Luxuries and All

Style in the Times of Sabyasachi
Style in the Times of Sabyasachi
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Sabyasachi is one of the most revered names in the Indian fashion industry. This designer has gone where very few mainstream designers had gone before, by choosing rare weaves and handloom heavy fabrics to marry them with an understated yet opulent style of his own. In this, he chooses to market not a label – […]


Brands and All

Reinvent Yourself with Creativity At Its Best
Reinvent Yourself with Creativity At Its Best
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A few weeks ago, I coached my ex-staff on career management. He started his career in accounts payable about 15 years ago and gradually grown within. He enjoyed the work and having spent so much time on developing a career in the said area, everything was so easy for him – especially solving issues. Creativity […]