A Fruit Seller’s Fable

    One sunny afternoon I walked down to the nearest coffee shop to grab myself a cup of hot coffee. While I sat there sipping on my coffee, I saw this young boy selling fruits on the side of the street.  He was about 16 years old and was giving every 30 year old fruit […]

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The (UN) balanced work life

  It was a picture of a 30 year old married man. He worked for a media company at a high position.  He worked for 6 days a week, for more than 10 hours. His clients adored him and he was the blue eyed boy of the company. He would leave his house at 8:00 […]

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Return of the Prodigal Intern

  Long back in the land of a growing company, yes the story starts this way. This is no fairy tale but a real story with a happy ending. I was once talking to an intern who was interning with the company for 6 months. He sounded very lackadaisical. To change the tone of the […]

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Don’t call them employees!

       “We are the masters of the unsaid words, but slaves of those we let slip out.” – Winston Churchill.   Employee  [em-ploi-ee]  A person working for another person or a business firm for pay. Staff  [stahf]  A group of persons, as employees, charged with carrying out the work                                   […]

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