Travel tips from a Travel fanatic …

Travel, to me, is a wholesome experience. The Planning and Research, Interactions with the Locals, Souvenirs, Cuisine, Sights (Palaces, Museums, Shows Etc.) and last but not the least, even the minor/major niggles play a role in making the overall Trip an "EXPERIENCE". This is the blog I had posted in 2010: https://gattokaran.com/2010/03/19/travel-tips-from-an-amateur-school-of-hard-knocks-graduate/ Some of the …

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The trouble with Debate …

Most of our daily lives involve debates. Maybe not to the extent as in this Piers Morgan piece 🙂 http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/lookout/alex-jones-piers-morgan-video-140201992.html Who wins in a Debate? One aspect I notice is that very few people enter a debate at the 51-75% mark, where they lean towards a point of view, but is willing to move to …

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What can an Engineer learn from Usain Bolt?

Though the possibility of it all coming down in a hail of doping accusations remain a possibility (like the recent Lance Armstrong incident), what Usain Bolt has done in Shanghai and London has been nothing short of spectacular. He did not just win 100m, 200m and 4x100m at both the Olympics, he obliterated the competition …

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Will “keeping a promise” be a liability?

I always pride myself in being able to keep a promise or commitment, with a very high rate of success. Of course, there have been occasions when I have had to break a commitment, examples being: - Being late for a meeting because the previous one ran late (or back-to-back meetings, in different floors/buildings) - …

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