Dear Naysayers: Thanks, but no thanks!

Tomorrow, the Aam Aadmi Party led by Arvind Kejriwal will form the government in New Delhi after a stunning victory in the state elections held three weeks back. The best pre-poll and exit poll predictions had said they would get between 6 and 18 seats in the 70-seat Assembly. That would have been a great start for any political party that’s just a year old, … Continue reading Dear Naysayers: Thanks, but no thanks!

The Ability that comes from Disability.

Today, the 3rd of December, is World Disability Day or the ‘International Day of Persons with Disability’. According to the United Nations, over one billion people, or approximately 15 percent of the world’s population, live with some form of disability! The UN says “Around the world, persons with disabilities face physical, social, economic and attitudinal barriers that exclude them from participating fully and effectively as … Continue reading The Ability that comes from Disability.

Good touch/ bad touch in the corporate world

Just like parents these days teach their young ones to be aware of how and where it’s okay for others, particularly adults, to touch them, there should be some sensitisation of young employees in every organization. Even in companies with the most comprehensive HR policies, I’m sure there are hundreds of ‘grey’ areas which interns and new recruits might find themselves in. The times when … Continue reading Good touch/ bad touch in the corporate world