November 21, 2013

Overexposed

It’s such a big world out there. But as different as we are, there are some things that remain the same no matter what we look like, or what language we speak. When Maroon 5 asked their fans to send in videos that they would create a montage from, for their new son – they called it the ‘Daylight Project’ . They asked them to share what was important to them – just anything. What do you love? What do you dislike? What are you afraid of? What gives your strength? What changed you? What change can you bring?  And much more. Answer these in your head and then watch what…

December 8, 2012

Base Shift.

And just when I thought I was getting used to the violently red and yellow walls at my new workplace, we’ve been shifted to a new location. The team has expanded so violently that there seems to be no way to accommodate us in the existing facility. Thus, came into the picture a sprawling villa at Muscat’s sort-of-posh ‘Al-Sarooj’ locale. The enclosure I sit in is in an absolute corner – so we can all guess what I’m going to do in my leisure! It has many more windows. Actually there’s so much sun that I have had to write to HR asking for some blinds. Its nice.  As is customary, I…

August 28, 2012

Time Of Our Lives

To think of it, seems like only yesterday that I walked into the office of a rather unknown firm – a R & PM Edelman. I had never heard of them, not before I had begun organising internships for my public relations batch at college. By the end of the college year, in a whirl, I had interviewed with them, got selected and chose Gurgaon as a desired geography. Although most of the ‘why’ behind Delhi NCR is now blurry, I do clearly remember day one at Edelman. A neatly tucked office, with not more than 20 people. The six of us who had been recruited from SIMC were seated on…