Art helps in visualization of thoughts, healing of thoughts, and making your ideas to come out more nicely. After many years of thinking, I decided to take my hands on sketching on a regular basis as a fun activity. The result were astonishing. This is my journey!
Never had the fear of speaking in public or learning a new language but I did have perfection syndrome that prevented me to even share some of my skills openly with others. This year, I decided to come out of this shadow and do something I always wanted to do but somehow holding me back. So, this is my story of overcoming hesitation in just 7 days. Outcomes are very encouraging.
You would regain your confidence, break down initial barriers, become your own motivator, and gain new friends in the process. Hope you will also do the same in the year 2020.
How do you make a decision? What drives you to make this decision? Are you unsure of your decision? These are some of the things go in any individuals mind before making any decision. I got an opportunity to participate in a wonderful session hosted by Dirish Mohan on some of these questions.
My 2 cents on recently concluded 2019 Indian General Elections.
A recent article in The New York Times suggests that Human contact became luxury in today’s time with the presence of a lot of screens. In that context, my little self-journey of rediscovering old bonds can be helpful to someone.
What is common in Africa, the Mekong River Basin in Southeast Asia, and Central Asia; Well, all of them are now an important place in global trade and most importantly in global geopolitics. Central Asia due to its vast untapped natural resource is particularly important. After doing a lengthy project and extensive studies, it is visible why it is one of the key places of ‘Belt and Silk Road Initiative’ launched by China. It may not be getting as much coverage as other regions, but the importance of this region cannot be ignored.
Why mysterious? 2 simple reasons, either there is no information or there is mostly the negative information about Africa. We may know a lot about it, but maybe nothing accurate at all. Finding more information led me to extensive studies, project work, and interaction with citizens from every corner of Africa. Read my observations.
Participating in a talk on sustainable urbanization, with focus on sustainability, aims at sharing experiences and challenges related to sustainable urban development, planning and governance for mainstreaming low carbon and climate resilient development in the cities.
Through projects, consulting assignments, language exchanges, and in many other ways; In past 10 years, I got opportunity to speak to people from over 100 countries. What did I learn? What you can learn? Will it help you some way or other? Read my experiences in a summarized way.
‘Family comes first’ was the title of the book, which was launched two days ago in Bengaluru. I indirectly