Camaraderie – against all odds

Yesterday, we had a fire drill at the place where I work. Neither the emergency alarm beeping loudly, nor the volunteers shouting at the top of their voices asking people to evacuate the premises were able to disrupt the bonding among friends. People first leisurely gathered themselves in their ‘lunch’ groups. And then, descended the… Continue reading Camaraderie – against all odds

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 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 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

Day 2 – At Chennai on a training

Great breakfast + Nice lunch + Not extraordinarily boring training = Not so bad day If you get nice piping hot aloo parathas in breakfast, there’s not much that can make your day go bad. We had a nice filling breakfast at the guest house. Training was Ok types. Not so much boring. And there… Continue reading Day 2 – At Chennai on a training

Day 1 – At Chennai on a training

I am at Chennai for 6-week office training. I thought I would try blogging something about it everyday. I am not sure whether this spirit would last even for a day more, but still, at least for Day 1, I am all motivated to pen down things. Start of the day Day started at an… Continue reading Day 1 – At Chennai on a training