The Right Age To Become An Entrepreneur ( Is there any? )

“Failing fast – one of Elon Musk’s superpowers” “Rahul Yadav has already quit the next company he will join" “Amazon employees mad at Bezos for minting money” We are gradually making ourselves accustomed to the media creating demi-gods out of start-up founders one morning and panning them like public enemies, the very next. Young, dynamic and raring-to-go business promoters sure do make entertaining reading. But their spirit is not what these news articles could beat.  Even in times of difficulty, such as the coronavirus pandemic, which is a global issue or demonetization which is a local one, start-ups led by entrepreneurs both young and old, made headlines each day. The purp...

"I have three dogs at home. Even after losing a series or winning a series, they treat me the same way" - MS Dhoni

When Vince Lombardi said, “Quitters Never Win, Winners never quit” to his teammates, perhaps his motivations were simple – to make them pick up their slack and win for their team. Often, to teachers and performance coaches whose sole job is to motivate kids for various academic or sport-related tests, these quotes are gospel that helps them get the job done. But every once in a while, comes a rare kid who runs all night perfecting his sprint so he could finally understand and surpass the limitations of his own body. To that kid, the coach never had to say a word. Cos, that kid was the stuff exceptional winners are made of. Winning comes to everyone, mostly. But very few get the hallmar...

Why Mental Health Awareness is So Important 

"Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves" - Henry David Thoreau In the times of Covid19, mental health specialists are fighting another challenge –NO, this one’s not the virus of the respiratory system, it is the metaphorical virus of the human mind – depression, anxiety, stress! Why pay special attention to mental health ?   Many have heard the phrase "All diseases are from the nerves." However, just as proactive we are to seek medical help for bodily ailments, one often tends to ignore what’s ailing the mind- the root cause of all illnesses. It is a taboo topic especially in our country, where anyone seeking medical help for mental sickness is declared...

Lockdown 3.0 – The "Why & What" of the continued Indian Shut-in

  Another 2 weeks?? Ah, will we ever be able to step out of this Laxman Rekha?! Questions galore as India readies itself for one more set of a fortnight of lockdown- we say a set because the Ministry of Home Affairs continues to keep our hopes alive of the proverbial light at the end of this tunnel. Let’s cut to the chase though and find out how we have lived for almost 40 days now, what’s changed and how do we keep that hope alive of being released to the now bluer-than-blue skies! When did the lockdown begin? If at all you need to refresh your memory  about the mother of all lockdowns the world has ever seen. We were under the Janata Curfew on the 22nd of March 2020 and t...