Abundant vs Adequate vs Appropriate

Recently I happened to read an Article titled “Liquidity Conundrum: Abundant vs Adequate vs Appropriate” written by Tamal Bandyopadhyay, the Consulting Editor of the financial daily “Business Standard” which talked about the dilemma being faced by the Reserve Bank of India and the Monetary Policy…


My Late Sister Guddi (nee Nilima Aggarwal — an Ode)

Today the second of three elder sisters nicknamed Guddi (meaning Doll) but formally christened Nilima (derived from blue — reflecting the purity, freshness, sincerity and openness of the sky and the sea) would have completed 78 years — before one…


Positivity Unleashed

The contemporary age with its deep rooted and overpowering technological backbone (nee underbelly) and increasing focus on materiality has led to feelings of anxiety, despondency and mental stress becoming interminably enmeshed in our psyche. The outbreak of the pandemic has only served in facilitating such feelings to scale…


“VISIONARY EXTRAORDINARE”

Statesman, Scientist, Poet, Academician, Thinker, Artist and many more — the list is endless and the attributes seemingly disparate, but none of them could, singly, collectively, jointly or severally be used to describe our beloved Late Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam who left us this day six years back…


The Glory of Sports and Munificent Spirituality of Sportsmen

The theory that physical activity in any form, whether playing a game or any other form of exercise, is necessary not just for longevity but also for a congenial and stable personality and mental balance has been espoused and accepted by…


Pitaji (Late Principal Shanti Narayan) — A Tribute

Today, my father (whom all of us brothers and sisters most reverentially and out of utmost respect addressed as “Pitaji”), the Late Principal Shanti Narayan would have completed 110 years of age — a number seemingly insignificant at first sight and certainly…


HINDSIGHT+FORESIGHT=INSIGHT

Recently, I happened to read an article in the “Brand Equity” section of the daily “Economic Times” titled “Trapped Intelligence” — How organizations can turn data into golden insights”. The article focuses on the need and importance for organizations to exploit the limitless data at their disposal (whose range…


THE IMPERMANENCE OF LOSS AND TRANSIENCE OF TRAGEDY

Caught in the throes a pandemic whose tentacles have engulfed practically the entire humanity, the overall feeling of negativity and anxiety are ever so discernible with the fear of impending loss and, perhaps, tragedy ever-present. In a day and age where the…


The Other World within Our World (2)

A couple of months back I had written about the lessons to be learnt from various species of animals and had mentioned in passing about the fascinating powers of Olive Ridley Turtles as they swim across oceans and the lessons to be learnt…


THE LONELINESS, SADNESS AND EMPTINESS OF SUCCESS

Some months ago, I had written about how successful people achieve name and fame against the backdrop of a litany of failures and unsuccessful attempts. History is replete with examples of how resilience and sustained effort with a capacity to leave failures behind…

Sanjeeva Narayan

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