And then she triumphed- A true Career Comeback story

Almost a year ago I wrote a piece about 2 women– both of whom had taken a career break and were eager to get back to work. For one, the transition was smooth but for the other it was rocky terrain. Finding a job itself was the biggest obstacle. This article was widely read and… Continue reading And then she triumphed- A true Career Comeback story

Aspiring to reach the C-suite- here is why you should not give up comrade

The Economic Survey 2018 had some startling data on gender gap in labour force participation. The gap is more than 50 percent points which is much higher than under developed countries like Rwanda. Despite educational gains, the labor force participation rate for women in 2017 was 28.5%  (compared to 82% for men). By 2027 the working-age population in India… Continue reading Aspiring to reach the C-suite- here is why you should not give up comrade

My Word of the Year 2019: Hiatus #WOTY

Does it sound strange to talk about “Hiatus” or “Pausing”as my word of the Year when everyone’s talking about chasing their dreams, going out and getting what you desire. And thats exactly the kind of person I am. The ambitious , front bencher who will raise her hand first ( read Hermoine in class). The… Continue reading My Word of the Year 2019: Hiatus #WOTY

The monotony of life-is there a way to break it? #MondayMusings

The same routine day on day- “9-10 hours spent at work, the same meetings, emails, escalations, month ends for those in Finance, the drudgery of a daily job. The same politics, year end appraisals, bonus and hike which more often seem measly.” The rut of this daily life can sometimes be overwhelming. I am passionate… Continue reading The monotony of life-is there a way to break it? #MondayMusings

Build your wealth the smart way

As a Chartered Accountant I often get these comments “Oh you are a CA, you know all about financial markets. Can you give us a few tips on which stocks to invest in?” Now to clear a few misconceptions. As a CA my main area of focus is accountancy. I did study a subject on… Continue reading Build your wealth the smart way

The Good Wife- Here is why this series is a must watch #MyFriendAlexa

There was a time when I loved watching TV but slowly the interest faded out. In the spare time I have, I prefer writing or reading blogs. With the birth of my daughter, “me time” became scarce and I wanted to optimise the limited time I have by making the experience worthwhile. I deliberately stayed… Continue reading The Good Wife- Here is why this series is a must watch #MyFriendAlexa

Never would I have thought in my wildest dreams…

I read the “Confessions of a Shopaholic” by Sophie Kinsella and I had tears streaming down my eyes. For once, here was someone who knew exactly how it felt to be a shopaholic. The adrenaline rush of buying that gleamy Coach Handbag and Hermes scarf and walking down the road head lead high as the… Continue reading Never would I have thought in my wildest dreams…