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What is the discount?

June 29, 2013 by


I offer business storytelling workshops on Sundays for working professionals. I have been doing this for a few months now. Mostly I get people by word of mouth and some through promotions. I received an enquiry for the session that I am starting this Sunday and he had a number of queries on the program. […]

Would you waive all 100%?

June 29, 2013 by


One of my friends was traveling from Kolkatta to Chennai. He spent almost a month there and hence his luggage was more than what is allowed on domestic flights. When he went to the counter, the lady at the counter was writing something and this friend of mine was looking at it. He started to […]

Debunk your funk

June 28, 2013 by


I read ‘3 steps to changing your personal story’ by Michelle Lebow. The 3 steps are ignore your old story, create a new ending to your story and share your new story with others. I attempted doing this in one of my story telling sessions with my son. My son is a 9 year old […]

Would I ink this deal?

June 27, 2013 by


I had been to meet  a client in one of the  IT Parks in Pune. The meeting was very promising and we came out energised. The sales man inside me made me go through the other companies in that floor.  There was a company whose name was in Italian and however we tried we were not able to […]

I’d marry my bike!

June 26, 2013 by


Another hectic morning ride amidst the traffic. There a couple of things which I do while I patiently wait for the red signals to turn green. One watch out for pretty girls, of course there were none around this morning. Second is to look out for the funny sticker works in bikes and cars. Noticed […]

In Café Coffee Day

June 25, 2013 by


Have been a Chennaite my whole life but I’ve never once been to Coffee day. Paid a visit first time and it was to discuss a business proposal with a friend whom I’ve not met in over seven years. As it happens we had another person who wasn’t actually a mutual friend and thus the […]

Suave snoring

June 21, 2013 by


I traveled by Pothigai Express from Sivakasi to Chennai a couple of nights ago. In my cube, there were four of us – a husband and wife pair, an acquaintance of theirs, and I was there. They were all talking initially and I had no choice but to listen to their conversation. All of them […]