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The power of a story

April 26, 2013 by


An ol’ pal of mine used to keep telling me about the power of a story for just about anything — negotiating, marketing, persuading, ice-breaking, motivating or just plain entertaining. It was an interesting concept but I was never 100% convinced. One fine day, I was in the middle of some IT disaster management. The […]

Visit to Aakar – CRY project in Mumbai

April 20, 2013 by


Sumedh, a CRY America Volunteer from Seattle Action Center was keen to visit a CRY supported project, when in India for his annual holiday. He wanted to understand the impact of his support. Sumedh visited project AAKAR, Mumbai. Here is a first hand account of his experience. The slum children gathered around me. One of […]

‘Time’ly Gift

August 6, 2012 by


Riya was waiting for her mother to return home. She had had an eventful day at school – her painting won the ‘Best Creative Colors” title.  Riya had run and re-run the idea of presenting the trophy to her mother from behind while her mother is engaged in the kitchen.  The idea ushered in a […]

The saint and the speaker

August 5, 2012 by


When you address the gathering, you are the speaker. When you are one among the gathering, you become the saint.

Internet Explorer

August 4, 2012 by


Internet Explorer  is the browser, which is used to download other browsers.

Indian Judicial System

August 2, 2012 by


It was the most sought after last lecture of our macroeconomics class and the professor was enlightening us on India and how the country’s policies and systems have crippled it post-independence. Among the various topics he spoke on, Indian Judicial System’s explanation was unforgettable. To drive home the state of Indian Judiciary, my professor gave […]


July 30, 2012 by


There is a friend of mine who is a professional counselor. She was called by a print magazine that focuses on parenting and they asked her if she can do an article on stereotyping children and why it isn’t right. She said that she may not have the time and she referred my name to […]