What if I asked her out? Mistake vs Regret

So, there is this cute girl in my Cure.Fit dance class. I see her every day and think that maybe I should ask her out. I think about a conversation starter, almost approach her – but then I think that my conversation starter is not the right one, and just walk away. In my mind,Continue reading “What if I asked her out? Mistake vs Regret”

KPIs that matter

Key Performance Indicators, or simply KPIs, well they form the bread and butter of a post-MBA job.Utilization, CPC, CTR – or some cool-sounding professional name to a number – we all are tracking them for sure.What about the KPIs in life for measuring success? How do we know that we have ‘arrived’ finally?Salary is oneContinue reading “KPIs that matter”

Fragility: imperfections that make us perfect!

The current COVID situation has put all of our plans on hold and we have suffered in various ways – Job loss, pay cuts, death of closed ones, and counting.This uncertainty got me thinking about my fragility as a human being. Yes, I am a human, and the truth is, to be human is to be fragile.Yes,Continue reading “Fragility: imperfections that make us perfect!”

There is a path I see!

(Inspired by the magical land of Scotland, where the nature leaves no stone unturned to mesmerize you!) As I pull my jacket closer,and touch my numb face,with my cold hand, braving against the wind,there is a path I see! There is a path I see,half-lit by the lamps from the houses,where the sons of seaContinue reading “There is a path I see!”

Bookmarks!

“I am really tired of your any-time-reading habit now.” His anger was indeed genuine for his co-passenger. She would always carry a book or two in her purse, and open them at every opportune moment. Order a coffee – and start reading. Catch a flight – and start turning some pages. 10 extra minutes toContinue reading “Bookmarks!”

Making it work!!

“You what’s the problem of your generation?” He looked at his boss with as polite cold eyes he could, as he slowly stirred the his black coffee – something he needed desperately after a sleepless night. The presentation was in about an hour, and he wasn’t in for a generation-gap lecture before it. “You liveContinue reading “Making it work!!”

Free fall!

“You know what, I am tired of your excuses now!” She was looking at him with an intensity unknown to him. She was furious. The devil was dancing on her face, and the tune was vibrating through her cheekbones. “What excuses?” He tried to play dumb, but he knew what she was going to jumpContinue reading “Free fall!”

From a cradle to the coffin!

And then there comes one of the nights, When you feel the entire purpose of hope, is to transcend you to the lack of it, that you’ve been knocking on the wrong door, all the time, and the room was empty, that is why the sound was profound, the hollowness didn’t only resonate the otherContinue reading “From a cradle to the coffin!”

Last words!

“That’s it – my fathers last words for me were – I love you!” – Marshal Eriksen (HIMYM, Season 6, Episode 14) I wasn’t in for any serious content today, especially when all my flat-mates and friends are not in the town, half the city being closed because of the COVID outbreak, and me hidingContinue reading “Last words!”

Magic!

“I don’t think I can continue writing as good as I do, after I leave this city.” “Why?” “Because this place is magical; no other place can make me write so good.” (Stern look) — “I don’t think I can date him anymore.” “Why?” “He’s really a good guy, but he’s not so compatible withContinue reading “Magic!”