Advantage Underdog

The underdog attracts sympathy, but few would bet on his success, says Suma Varughese. However, there are surprising advantages to being an underdog, and surprising disadvantages to being a topdog....

The 100-crore girl

When one thinks of Nina Lekhi, founder and CEO of Baggit, a famous handbag manufacturing brand, one thinks of success, enterprise, growth and creativity. I had seen this flagship store in many...

Go slow

I type really fast, which is good.  However, a lot of misspellings creep in, and it takes me a while to clean the copy of its errors. I move fast too, darting here and there like a bird when I am...

Healing family dynamics

After I became sincere about my “personal growth”, I had no choice but to get out of my comfort zone, remove my social masks, and get ready to face my fears. But while I was patting myself on the...

The story-telling tale

Storytelling has always been one of the most powerful and delectable ways to convey the truths of life. Though modern times reduced its popularity, it is making a roaring comeback, says Punya...

The food principle

Yoga advises against eating before one’s practice. Many people think it is because yoga is an austerity practice and denial is part of its allure. Actually, yoga is very scientific. Denial, when...