Monthly Archives: September 2008

An exploited listener.

I flatter myself that I am a good listener and observer of human nature and behavior. By and large I listen attentively to whoever is addressing me and rarely if ever interrupt. This does not however mean that I am … Continue reading

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Prayer.

The Ganesh festival is just over and people are getting back to their normal lives. Some peace and quiet till the Navarathri festivals begin and I understand that people have already started practicing dance steps for the rasya dandi dances. … Continue reading

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A Sales Representative’s Dilemma.

I had an interesting conversation earlier today, with a young friend who can be called my mentee. He is a Sales Representative, the son of a colleague of mine who too was a Sales Representative when both of us used … Continue reading

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A Sales Representative’s Dilemma.

I had an interesting conversation earlier today, with a young friend who can be called my mentee. He is a Sales Representative, the son of a colleague of mine who too was a Sales Representative when both of us used … Continue reading

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A Sales Representative’s Dilemma.

I had an interesting conversation earlier today, with a young friend who can be called my mentee. He is a Sales Representative, the son of a colleague of mine who too was a Sales Representative when both of us used … Continue reading

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Terrorism – Bomb Blasts in Delhi. Enough Is Enough. A Radical Suggestion.

As I finished my work on the computer today, I saw the flash about bomb blasts in Delhi earlier this evening. Today, India has the dubious distinction of being the country with the maximum terrorist activity in the world. We … Continue reading

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Customer Service from Standard Chartered Bank.

My readers will remember that I had to help my friend with getting his credit card deactivated. He just came to inform me, that he has finally received a letter from the Standard Chartered Bank that, his credit card account … Continue reading

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Absent mindedness leading to musing on technology!

A most peculiar thing happened to me yesterday. After many years, I got myself locked out of my home by forgetting to take the house keys! I had everything else that I normally take with me, but no keys. I … Continue reading

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Why do I blog?

This is a question that all of us bloggers seem to obsess with. None of us can clearly state why, except those that have monetized their blogs and are very clear that they blog to make money and hope for … Continue reading

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Old Man On Porch – A Moving Newspaper Column.

There are a number of people who read my blog who will, I am sure, be happy to read a very nice article that I read today during my surfing period. Please spare some time and read it. You will … Continue reading

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