What is one word that describes you? Compassionate, Clever, Characterised, Common sensed, Commoner, Casanova, Camaraderie, Caring and Cash. Home, Happy, Holistic, Herculean, Her’s, Hateable, Hard-hitting, Hours, Happening, Hallelujah, Hip-hop, Holding and Hats. No bullshit, Never illogical, Not taking it for granted.
Antony, Did You Live a Life?
Write a letter to your 100-year-old self. Living too long is a risk too. That is what I have learnt from the field of Insurance. I lived a life less ordinary. Been there done that kind. Have I done enough to live this long. Celebrating 100 years of life is no what I will be…
Karma and Superstition
Are you superstitious? I do not believe in Superstition. It is a religious belief that is construed under the fear of the unknown. Unlike Science, this has no predictable end results. Not easy to prove it’s existence. However, it has proven track record of tinkering with the psychological well-being of humans. I do believe in…
What is in a Name?
What is your middle name? Does it carry any special meaning/significance? Name, that is one identity created to discriminate people on the basis of caste, creed and region.
You Are In The Wrong Profession
How has a failure, or apparent failure, set you up for later success? January of 2004. I walked into the medical shop of a 65 years old gentleman for soliciting an endowment policy. He demanded 50 years premium paying period. When I hesitated, he asked me about my education and background. I politely answered everything.…
Detached to Get Attached
You’re writing your autobiography. What’s your opening sentence? That day the umbilical cord was detached from my mother only to get attached to millions of materials around me, I despise that.
Bread Winners and Home Makers
There was a time when Men were called “Bread Winners” and Women were known as “Home Makers.” In the 21st century this is one of the most visible changes that is happening around us. Both the Women and Men are shouldering the “Family Building” process and in some cases the old saying is reversed making…
Think Bigger for You and Your Kids?
My team and I have been running an Investor Program called “Who wants to be a millionaire?” for the last decade. Many of my investors read my article and jumped onto that bandwagon and made it a reality albeit with difficulties in managing funds and believing in the process we spoke about. In the last weekend’s business briefing,…
Inflation, Taxes and Life – You can only give, never take
If inflation is an additional expense on your necessary items, then what are Taxes? If taxation is an additional expense on your necessary earnings, then what is Life? If life is an additional expense on your necessary happiness, then what Am I? We are puppets in the hands of Institutions, Regulations, Relatives, Friends and the…
7 Basics of Value Investing
In the last few weeks I have come across a few investors damaging their wealth by following “Tips & News” from various social platforms. To some of them, I have written very sharply without mincing words. Like the way you take “dosages” by the Doctors and “dates” by the Law Enforcement Officers seriously, you need…