Category Archives: Work

The Song is Over (Expat Week #084)

If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay home. ~James Michener   The final whistle has sounded. The song is over. The curtain is drawn. The lights have been extinguished. … Continue reading

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My First Diwali (India Week #032)

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. ~Helen Keller Diwali, the festival of lights, is a five day festival and THE big holiday in India, … Continue reading

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What Happened to the Seasons? (India Week #031)

Spring passes and one remembers one’s innocence. Summer passes and one remembers one’s exuberance. Autumn passes and one remembers one’s reverence. Winter passes and one remembers one’s perseverance.                         … Continue reading

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Cost of Creativity (India Week #030)

Creativity is intelligence having fun ~Albert Einstein There are times when I go on a binge, a glorious, mood altering binge. During my binges, the world ceases to exist, people cease to exist, time ceases to exist as a measurable entity. … Continue reading

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India Week #011 – The Giver

The Five Minute Rule: You should be willing to do something that will take you five minutes or less for anybody. ~Adam Rifkin On the way to a business dinner last Thursday, one of my new colleagues rode with me in my … Continue reading

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India Week #008 – The Shoe Man

All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence. ~Martin Luther King, Jr. In India, it seems, everyone walks in the streets. Pedestrians share the road with cars, cows, camels, carts. In the morning, … Continue reading

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India Week #003 – My Reason for Being (In India)

There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign. ~Robert Louis Stevenson I am in India for two business reasons. My primary assignment is to facilitate the migration of the development of my companies flag ship … Continue reading

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