The channa masala for lunch at NUS Guild House for an academic workshop was legit so much that my heart went, channa mereya
we live in an era of surveillance capitalism; we are data points at best
the alternative becomes the mainstream if there are avenues for revenue generation and cultural change
There are two ways to do things of value, to do something in a space we love, do it deeply and find a founder-product-market fit.
ESG needs to establish a clear relationship in terms of a graded risk profile from a materiality standpoint and a contextual specificity is needed in terms of dollars and cents, till then green washing will continue.
There is a saying in Hindi ‘Jis Thali Main Kahte Hain Us Thali Main Naheen Thooktein Hain’ which is as ‘One does not spit in the plate which one eats in’.
i learnt the lesson incredibly early in life as a third-generation immigrant in Mumbai and then (second generation) in the Gulf. Be grateful as an immigrant, as a temporary guest worker one is a ‘guest’.
I am grateful for the work and study opportunities which Oman, UAE, and Singapore over the past three decades has provided me and my parents as an Indian Citizen.
Keep your radical politics at home. We support our families from work that we do not find at home.
Agneeveer is the gigfication of the public sector, where labour pool is a plenty and opportunities are few. The phenomenon of temporary contract work is not new in the public sector as teachers are often contract based. The next step would be to hire tech firms to create a platform for matching agneeveers to security guard work.
The corporates are happy as they have another precarious pool to hire. I see the PMC recruitment booming as agneeveers head overseas to fight in conflict zones for a fee.
it’s something is i find radical- the everyday mundane character of kindness.
Home is a place in the soul even if a dot in the past, like a shrapnel it is remembered.