Ready to Love.. again

The tragedy isn’t that life stops without you, it is that it goes on.. Whether or not you stay to lighten my days and deepen my nights, the sun fades in and out. It doesn’t mean that the forever and always meant nothing.. It only means that that forever has been lived.. The always deep…

What doesn’t break you makes you stronger

If before and after you’ve struggled, you remain the same person; you haven’t struggled enough.- Shams of Tabriz, “The Forty Rules of Love”. When people react to you, it’s not a reaction to you but rather a reflection of what they have learnt from their struggles. These struggles are varied in nature; overt and covert, of…

Practicing Failure- The Indisputable Path to Success

  You have joined as a Senior Manager- HR at XYZ and are an individual contributor. XYZ has been recognized globally for its Annual Performance Management System. Your boss (the CPO) is gunning for the top position riding this wave. You, however have very different views on how a performance management system is to be…

You win or You Die- Sansa Stark Survives

This is the first of a tripartite series of articles that attempts to draw analogies between Sansa’s play in the Game of Thrones and that of an employee working the corporate environment. “Will you please just shut up!!“ This was Sansa rebuking Arya when she kept asking about the Imp. And this is how I…