Life is like a highway. Irrespective of how fast we run, there always be people ahead of us. Irrespective of how slow we run, there always be people behind us. It’s pointless competing with others on a highway Compete we must, but with self, not others!
I got few angry messages after I posted a blog ‘Is quitting an easier option for women’ Several expressed anguish at my inability to understand the predicament of women who had to drop out. They felt that it’s easier for someone like me to talk.. someone who has not faced challenges or failures like them, […]
How often have you sat in an informal get-together with your colleagues and ended up listening to your boss’s stories? Stories about his or her travel, family, pets, life incidents etc etc. If the boss is good at communication, the stories are entertaining. Still they run the risk of irritation after a while. It gets […]
“Time has a wonderful way of showing us what really matters” Margaret Peters It feels great returning to social media after 3 weeks of forced hiatus. I was so occupied with other things that social media and blogging became a distant dream. During these 3 week, I often wished for few more hours to fill […]
I recently got to know that an ex-colleague, who had made my life miserable few years back, is going through a rough phase in career. I gleefully thought, “serves him right, he is tasting what he had dished to others!” Few minutes later, a small inner voice cautioned, “Come on Padma, let bygones be bygones, […]
I wrote this a couple of days back while flying Indigo. Even as I appreciate several things, I continue to wish few things were different. What I love? 1. Smooth ride and landing even in turbulent weather. I am impressed by the way Indigo pilots land the flights despite strong winds and heavy downpour in […]
Early morning scene at airport security check: “I travel every week; no one has ever stopped me”; screams the agitated passenger. “I have been working for years, I know my job”; says the CISF person sternly. Argument continues! The passenger gets angrier with every passing second; he refuses to budge. This goes on, much to […]