I learned that the most difficult part of bringing up a teenage son is to accept the transformation from a boy to a man – not only in the kid but in yourself Read more →
I was driving back from CST station after dropping off my son Rohan for his football camp and when I reached the Jogeshwari Vikhroli Link Road (JVLR) I saw ahead of me, 3-4 cyclists – not our normal cyclists these … Read more →
On the occasion of India’s Independence Day 2013, over 300 cyclists rode their cycles peacefully from various places in Mumbai to Prabhadevi, hoisted the national flag, then rode to Worli Sea Face and Bandra. No agenda, no fuss, just riding … Read more →
Last week, my good friend Peter Theobald posted an announcement on Facebook about a group of street magicians who he had invited to Mumbai to perform. I grabbed the opportunity to arrange a show at Vatsalya Trust, an orphanage in … Read more →
I believe that every kind of institution — business or otherwise — today carries not just a social responsibility, but an existential responsibility. A responsibility not just to society — but to life itself; and further, to the art of living. An obligation to elevate what’s worthy, good, and true in every life; a duty not just to “serve” people as “consumers,” but to better people as humans; a calling not merely to “deliver” — but to matter.
Umair Haque, Business Should Focus on Sociality, Not Social “Media, ” Harvard Business Review (via ibmsocialbiz)