Musings of a locked down Research Scholar

With everyone talking about mental health these days, I thought I would pen down my experience on the subject. Being a PhD research scholar, I have had my fair share of these demons. I have been a good student throughout my life and was accepted to an elite engineering school as a PhD candidate. My…

The Lean Startup

Most startups fail. But many of those failures are preventable. The Lean Startup is a new approach being adopted across the globe, changing the way companies are built and new products are launched. Eric Ries defines a startup as an organization dedicated to creating something new under conditions of extreme uncertainty. This is just as…

Lockdown Lessons: Discover Yourself

The Covid-19 pandemic has inadvertently created the need to be innovative in all our activities. The prolonged lockdown has given us time to introspect and have a broader vision of life. Watching the poor unable to even manage one meal for themselves makes us realize the value of food. The continuous hard work of medical…

The Chase

A martial arts student approached his teacher with a question. “I’d like to improve my knowledge of the martial arts. In addition to learning from you, I’d like to study with another teacher in order to learn another style. What do you think of this idea?” “The hunter who chases two rabbits,” answered the master, “catches neither…

Rich Dad Poor Dad

Written by Robert Kiyosaki and Sharon Lechter in 1997, Rich Dad Poor Dad is based mostly on Kiyosaki’s young days spent in Hawaii. Enriched by Kiyosaki’s personal experience and the teachings he received from his rich dad and poor dad, the book highlights different attitudes towards money, work, and life. Framed around six main teachings…

Make living Simple

We do many things in life – from morning till night. Even in the night, we dream. So we go on doing something or the other. When not doing, or while doing things, we do think a lot, sometimes intentionally and some other times naturally. At times, the flow of thoughts is such that suddenly…

Your child is watching you!

While formal education in school is the most accepted and established means for  structured learning for children, we cannot overlook the importance of the education that happens before kids step into school- the unstructured learning. Considering that the first 5 years in life (the foundation period) are the most impactful years in forming personalities, a…