by Sunil Param | 10:40 pm

Why Urban Poor is Just an Urban Legend

There once lived someone who didn’t cut her coat according to the cloth available with her and ended up being tagged as an ‘Urban Poor’. She suddenly went through a transformation into this larger than life figure and Urban Poor ended up becoming a classy metaphor for the urban elite to go ooh aah Oh My God about. Truth be told, she was nothing but a fool pretending to be this innocent phool (flower). I

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by Sunil Param | 6:10 am

Exercise Discretion with Benevolence My Friend

One entire month, a word that refused to leave my bedside like a love-stricken damsel was the word “Benevolence”. Benevolence made me Angry Benevolence I felt was Bad Benevolence bred Complacency Benevolence is a Disease One of my best pals it so happens is a successful entrepreneur. Don’t ask me what her “preneur” is as that will be giving in too much to reveal her identity. Now my friend tells me that in her corporate

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by Sunil Param | 9:00 pm

Time to Delve When the Calendar Strikes Twelve

Q: “So where would you like to see yourself 5 years down the line?” A: “Probably sitting across the table and asking the same question.” Answered, of course with a smile! Once the introduction was done and dusted, that was the first question of the first interview of my life that came my way. And boy! I still love the way I answered it. Well, what could you have expected from a recent graduate other

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by Sunil Param | 4:00 pm

Philanthropy – The Art of Giving

What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear the word ‘Philanthropy’? Names of American business tycoons like John D. Rockefeller, Bill Gates or the magnanimous Warren Buffet who pledged to give away 99% of his wealth? Or according to you, is it just an ideology coined to fit in under the umbrella of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)? Well, in its purest form, Philanthropy should be defined as the Art of Giving and not restricted to wealth alone. Even if you are broke your

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