Monday, December 31, 2018

The Year in Action - 2018

The year has been different. It started with a month-long detox from the blog. After which I got back to it. Some new stuff - like two biographies that came my way, an improved consciousness (read as comfortable in letting go).

Books (67)
Some good ones - most impacted by 'Measure what matters', 'The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying' among others.

Movies (101)
Again, one better than last year. Watched some classics like Julius Caesar, Amarcord, Il Bidone, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Pather Panchali, Unishe April. Loved most.

Dharamshala, Indore, Mandu, Ujjain, Bangalore, Pune

Tenzin, Dr. Yeshi Dhonden, Rajdeep Sardesai, N. Venkat Rao, Krishna Gubili, Sidhanta Patnaik

Satish Nargundkar, Anjali, Venkata Rao

Talks (9)
ECS Consultants Annual Get together, UoH- DoD Orientation Lecture, Aurora - Orientation lecture, Hooper Labs- Anniversary talk, Amar's Pensieve - Cricket and Team Building, Anita's Attic - Writing, Reliance Retail - Learning Mindset, Sultan Ul Loom - Learning Mindset, MDP for SCR - Inspirational Leadership

Workshops (7)
Construction Specialities (Leadership training), Gap Miners (Time Management), PES (Communication and Leadership), UoH (Excellence), Mental Conditioning (Cricket), Infiniti Tech Labs (Win by Design -Cricket Workshop)

Arts Management - Department of Dance, University of Hyderabad

Events Attended
HLF - Moderating discussion with Rajdeep Sardesai
Stages - A Play - thanks Naresh

Knot for Keeps (contribution to a marriage anthology edited by Sathya saran for Harper Collins)
Blogs (329)
HANS India Columns (25)

Book Launches
HLF- Rajdeep Sardesai
Book Fair - Vasudev Prasad
Krishna Gubili - Viriah
Movie Premiere - Premaku Raincheck

Panel Discussions
Trailblazers - IMT, Shamshabad (Dev Prasad, Rajesh Kamath)

New Things
Off writing the blog for 40 days
Pulling off a nice surprise birthday for Shobhs with Anjali
Discovering Isha Life
Writing two biographies

Gifts I Got
Several books - Abhinay, Sagar, Raja, Satish, Shobha, Anjali, Ram

Gifts I Gave
Books mainly

Somewhere there.

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