Last 2 days – In Chennai on a training

—– Written at 4:30 PM on Sep, 11 —– They say, Life is made up of good and bad experiences So far, our stay in Chennai had been quite good. But just on the second last day, the power went off in one of the phases at about 11:50 pm. So only a few of… Continue reading Last 2 days – In Chennai on a training

Day 15 – In Chennai on a training

They say, “Think before you wish” After a hectic training schedule in the previous week, we wished that the training this week be a bit relaxed. But if wishes come true, they come true in extremes. Out of 9 hours we spent in the training room, the effective training was only 2 hours. In the… Continue reading Day 15 – In Chennai on a training

Day 11 – At Chennai on a training

Weather report Weather in Chennai has become quite unpredictable. It was sunny and hot till the afternoon – but rained quite a bit in the evening. Co-curricular activities during the training Tried some photography skills during the training session. Below is one such snap of sunlight passing through water bottle. Reflection for the day: Do… Continue reading Day 11 – At Chennai on a training

Day 8 – At Chennai on a training

Start of the week Week started well. The training was quite interesting, as it related to credit operations of a bank. I guess, it is a common tendency to feel comfortable in ‘known territory’. We had an interesting Role-playing exercise in the training. Trainings are great when they have such interactive activities and games inbuilt.… Continue reading Day 8 – At Chennai on a training

Day 6 and 7 – At Chennai on a training

A badly needed weekend Nothing new in that though. Generally all weekends are badly needed. After an intense training for five days, it was a great relief. In the morning, we had decided to go for a ‘brunch’ at Murugan Idli shop (at GM Chetty Road). We reached there at about 11:30 – really hungry… Continue reading Day 6 and 7 – At Chennai on a training

Day 5 – At Chennai on a training

Auto-rickshaw chronicle continues We have discovered a new model for hiring auto-rickshaws. That is, bulk booking of auto rickshaws. As we have a large group, we negotiate a combined price for 3-4 auto-rickshaws e.g. 100Rs. for 3 auto rickshaws instead of 40 each. One more thing we noticed was that irrespective of the actual practice,… Continue reading Day 5 – At Chennai on a training

Day 3 – At Chennai on a training

Not much of updates today. The training was ok. We went to Shri Balaajee Bhavan for lunch. Food was great and the prices too were very  reasonable. I had curd rice and filter coffee. Filter coffee is now a part of my staple diet 🙂 One more realization today: Not to make assumptions too fast…… Continue reading Day 3 – At Chennai on a training