Jallikattu The Bull Taming Game – Banned in India

Jallikattu is a game involving bulls and humans, very popular in the state of Tamil Nadu. This game involves letting the bull run towards a group of participants, who will try to tame it. The person who tames the bull is declared the winner. Every year, Jallikattu has resulted in quite a few deaths and also …

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One Liners to Remember – One – Two – Three – Four – Five

This is a compilation of one liners based on my learning from various leaders who have inspired me. These leaders are Vince Dobilas, Coach Wooden, Seth Godin and Robin Sharma. ONE THING TO REMEMBER (If you can only remember one thing, remember this) Do the right thing all the time (This is attributed to Vince …

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Miss America 2014 – Nina Davuluri 101

Nina Davuluri is a person of Indian origin, born and raised in the US. It is funny when I have to start an article with an important fact as there appears to be a huge discussion going on the internet on racism and related topics right after Nina was crowned Miss America 2014 recently. As …

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Inspiring talk by Ashton Kutcher

Ashton Kutcher spoke about three things in his speech to a bunch of teenagers and it was quite impressive. In fact, this also reminded me of Steve Jobs’ speech at the Harvard convocation 🙂 . Not a mere coincidence that Ashton Kutcher acted as Steve Jobs in the recent movie – in spite of that …

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How To Build a Thriving Culture – Good Example

Happened to come across a series of slides developed by Dharmesh Shah, co-founder of a company called HubSpot. These slides were quite impressive, so I thought I should share it here. It also reminded me of the Netflix presentation that was done a few years ago by the Netflix management team. The message here is …

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US Consulate – A pleasant experience

Happened to go to the US Consulate in Chennai earlier this week and had a wonderful experience..thought should share it here. After the usual security check, the minute we stepped into the compound, we noticed the clean surroundings as well as the footpath, pavements, etc done very well. As we entered the building, we were …

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Autos and Meters

Every one in Chennai knows that people have given up on the Government to do anything about the issue with Auto-rickshaws (known as AUTO in India) and their refusal to ply with the meters to calculate the fares. Every single person involved in this system (the passenger, the auto driver, the owner of the auto, …

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