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My “Olympic” win

I enjoy sports - so many to watch and some of them to even play. Being born in a small town, played the village games, like, Gillidanda, marbles to heart's content. While growing, being an Indian, Cricket was given. Proper sports equipment was out of budget but that was [...]


Do You Track Your Delegations?

Recently one of my friends said this on LinkedIn in response to my post on the to-do list - ”I have been using a spreadsheet and it's working well so far. (I) Am getting peaceful sleep unlike earlier when it used to always bother me that am missing something [...]


Do you trust your browser bookmarks?

In an ice breaker session with one of my clients, I had asked her if she used browser bookmarks. She said of course she used it but only in one way. She bookmarked her stuff but never referred them, just because they were way too many and it was [...]



There was a period when I had frequent one-day trips to Delhi from Mumbai, to meet with our clients. These trips were painful not only because I had to catch an early morning flight and return by late flight, to maximize the time available at Delhi, but also because [...]


My Atre Moment

Mr. P.K. Atre was a noted Marathi writer, poet, and orator of yesteryears. People from Maharashtra (the state of India where I live) know him for many things but definitely for his quick-wittedness. His retorts silenced the trouble-mongers. Let me offer some very popular ones here (source): Once Atre [...]


Word Productivity Day 2021

Today is World Productivity Day - the day to remind you to use your energies wisely and lead a productive and fulfilling life. Here is a compilation of productivity tips from contributors, for the occasion: Have a time slot, say, 9 to 10 AM, permanently blocked in your calendar, [...]


Organize Your Browser Tabs for Better Productivity

A web browser plays a key role in our day-to-day work. Using your browser smartly and efficiently will go a long way to keep you productive. My earlier post talked about using bookmarks bar space efficiently to have the most frequently used Apps just a click away. Let's talk [...]


It’s ringing!

I was in a meeting with my team. Akhil got a call. He received it and started talking by covering the mouthpiece of his smartphone with a hand and with a voice that he thought was a whisper. The rest of us stopped talking for Akhil to finish his [...]

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