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HOW CAN YOU LIVE WITH MONDAY BLUES?

Last Friday, the 13th incidentally, I got a meme about Monday blues, which, I would say, captured the whole sentiment behind this phenomenon. It said, “FRIDAY THE 13TH IS STILL BETTER THAN MONDAY THE WHATEVER”. When I shared it back in Teams group chat, at my office, there was [...]

2022-05-23T08:06:19+05:30

How to Make Filing Income Tax Return Feel Like a Breeze

“…In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” - Benjamin Franklin Since the former sounds easier, let’s talk only about the latter. Anxiety starts mounting all over the world as the Tax return filing date approaches. Your CA starts asking all kinds of [...]

2022-04-24T07:02:16+05:30

Having a bath? What would Archimedes do?

Everyone needs creative ideas all the time to solve tough problems in life, both personal and professional. One of my ex-colleagues, a voluntarily retired Indian Army General, said quite often, that he got his best ideas when he was at three B’s. I never asked him about what those [...]

2022-04-17T12:10:42+05:30

How to Organize Your Knowledge Bits

I remember a sleepy afternoon, about 45 years back when my teacher, during my visit to his house, unexpectedly asked me if I collected newspaper clippings. When I shook my head no, he pulled out his stash of newspaper clippings and advised me to acquire this habit! Then and [...]

2022-03-26T10:18:14+05:30

Around the World (Wide Web) in 80 Days

I got my website up and running, from scratch in 80 days, a little longer than what I had expected it to be, but it was ok, given that it had its fair share of stumbling blocks. If you are desiring to come up with a personal website with [...]

2022-02-23T08:47:17+05:30

How to Deal With Tasks You Don’t Enjoy

"You know, I do my work generally quite well. I have a problem with just those tasks that I don't enjoy". This is one of the most common productivity complaints that I hear. Some don't enjoy accounting, submitting travel bills, and the like. Some don't like documenting their work. [...]

2022-02-13T12:11:42+05:30

New Year Revelers at the Gateway of India

Every new year also reminds me of the revelers that I had seen on the night of 31st December 1991, for it had made a lasting impression on me. The Gateway of India is one of the popular places in Mumbai to visit on the eve of the new [...]

2022-01-29T20:40:08+05:30
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