15 Laws of Power for Women

Today is Daughters' Day and I received a message which glorified the sacrificial instincts of daughters - managing with less, not asking for too much. There is nothing wrong in being sensitive to a parent's problems, but are we setting the wrong example somewhere? Why is the same terminology not used for both sons and … Continue reading 15 Laws of Power for Women


Weight of Sacrifice

Sacrifice is glorified. Sacrifice puts you in orbs above average. Sacrifice gives you a halo, and binds you to expectations. Sacrifice cries out for a worthwhile cause. There are many who will ask you to put the interest of others before your own, to attain a nobility you did not ask for. They exhort you … Continue reading Weight of Sacrifice

A heritage to be proud of

PROMPT QUESTIONNAIRE  by Wendell Berry How much poison are you willing to eat for the success of the free market and global trade? Please name your preferred poisons.For the sake of goodness, how much evil are you willing to do? Fill in the following blanks with the names of your favorite evils and acts of hatred.What … Continue reading A heritage to be proud of

Kerala Wall

Only a lunatic can imagine that – building foundations amidst a psunami, with the sea biting her ankles. She looks for collaboration from submerged life beneath the surface. The movement against women entering a revered temple is in full swing. Two women show the courage to break the law, and unrest grips the town. Yet, … Continue reading Kerala Wall

Interview with Human Defynd

A chat with Human Defynd Who are you, where you do live and what do you presently do? I am a coach and trainer by profession, writer by choice and a banker in a previous avatar. You can call me a multi-potentialite and a piece still in transition. A lot more is yet to come. … Continue reading Interview with Human Defynd

Addicted to Success

New Year Resolutions are a quaint custom, that people have stopped trusting, but still continue to follow. Social media has a ball with circulation of jokes and gentle nudges on this topic. Where did the custom originate ? Babylonians made promises to their gods at the start of each year that they would return borrowed objects … Continue reading Addicted to Success

Reena’s Exploration Challenge #Week 18

Welcome to Week 18! I see you all busy with the rituals that we follow at this time of the year. It makes me wonder why do we need these. And the answer that popped up is - We need a renewal of faith, hopes, ambitions and modified action plans to suit current reality. It … Continue reading Reena’s Exploration Challenge #Week 18

Success Factors

This week, we explore a person and how s/he impacts our personality and perspective on life. It could be a pet, since we have strong emotional bonds with these lovely souls. MY TAKE I close my eyes and see the morning sky, resplendent in shades of yellow and orange. These are the colors of sunrise, … Continue reading Success Factors


Youth applauds the ingenuity of the sculptor. The artist has outdone himself in capturing the complexities of the world. How are brilliant careers and filthy fortunes built? The world looks for the pull from the top, or the jack – the propeller from the bottom. Networks keep your system functioning, and oil your wheels with … Continue reading Hollowness

Women who Care

I take pleasure in introducing Manmeet Dawar, another coachee, who runs The Pink Foundation, along with her sister Harmeet Dawar in Ahmedabad. Their flagship projects are Project Swabhimaan (Market-linking handmade articles by women) Project Khilkhilahat (Getting slum children into boarding schools) Project Sankalp (Awareness on Women’s Health issues) Please visit http://www.tpfworld.org/, for details. FB Page: https://www.facebook.com/pinkfoundation