Ah, the month of summer in Delhi. I’ve spent a good part of my life in North India. That enlists me in the exclusive group of those who are fortunate to experience every season. Yet, the playful summers are the longest here and I love them as much as the impish rains, peekaboo spring, wistful autumn and the comforting winters.
Do the means justify the end? Who decides where to draw the line? How far are we ready to go to test our principles, values and morals? Is temptation always dark? Is the winner the happiest person always? Is there a winner who feels like a loser after winning? Does our definition of love never undergo a change? Will our energy levels never wane? What are we trying to win over – people or ideologies? Are we always fighting for self or something larger? Does that change anything? Is love as the cause always right and war always wrong? Does war mean the same thing to both sides? Is not what is fight for freedom to one, terrorism to another? Are the objectives in conflict […]
How many of you reading this have HR policies that have cared to address the fast increasing tribe of 40 plus ‘singles’ in the workplace? I can tell you – almost none. I say almost to account for a surprise entry! I come across at least 15% of senior people I interview who are single. I’m speaking of people who never married. However we still continue with archaic policies on