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The Journey

Six Years…That's a good time to turn back and see…Afterall, in the interviews, they just asked where do you see yourselves five years from now…and sometimes, they even asked where do I see myself ten years from now…But no one was creative enough to ask me where do I see myself six years from now JAnd that's how the journey started…May 17th 2004 ….in the city of my dreams…Bangalore…In a conference room…We had a few weeks of induction training…And then onto the job…the department that I was assigned to was decided based on the policy of 'Diversity at Work' which meant every department should have a certain percentage of women…and the ones which did not fill the quota took the girls in the group…This was the first of several irrational behaviors that I have seen in the corporate world over the years…Things I learned in Year 1:1."Treat everyone with respect. Your junior today may become your peer tomorrow and boss at a later stage. It can also be the reverse." Th…

If

The long non-blogging inertia could have been broken only with a little bit of external force. And what better way to get it than from a dear friend! When I saw the first two lines of Anu's post I was framing the comment "Anu, why don't you make this into a tag and tag me, pleaaaasee…" and well, as if she heard me even before I said it, by the time I reached the end of her post I was thrilled. So, here goes the tag….and 'cos I am in a verbose mood today, I thought I'd add reasons too!If I were a month, I'd be AprilMy birthday, school vacations, Vishu, new clothes, cousins, money, movies….Nothing can beat that!
If I were a day of the week, I'd be FridayIn college, it meant eating out as we had a longer lunch break…These days it is the only day that I can afford to read a book and sleep as late as possible…
If I were a time of day, I'd be 5:00 amI hardly see this time most of the days, but when I am up, I look to feel the cool breeze and quiet that 5:…