A Colony Once Again


wealthymattersA well-kept open secret: Washington is behind India’s brutal experiment of abolishing most cash – Norbert Häring

In early November, without warning, the Indian government declared the two largest denomination bills invalid, abolishing over 80 percent of circulating cash by value. Amidst all the commotion and outrage this caused, nobody seems to have taken note of the decisive role that Washington played in this. That is surprising, as Washington’s role has been disguised only very superficially. Read more of this post

Chetan Bhagat – One Night @ The Call Centre


wealthymattersLast week I joined a new library and this was the first book I checked out. Chetan Bhagat is the biggest selling English language novelist in India’s history and he was featured in Time Magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2010.Fast Company USA numbers him among the 100 most creative people in business. Chetan is today a very successful motivational speaker.After a mechanical Engineering degree from IIT Delhi and an IIM (A) MBA,Chetan worked in Hong Kong as an investment banker with Goldman Sachs and Deutsche Bank.He quit investment banking to start writing to make change happen India.His is believed to be the voice of India’s rising entrepreneurial class.After reading the book I can see why Chetan is India’s paperback king.Do read the book if you get a chance.Till then,here are my takeaways from the book:

“So, to impress you I have to break the same laws of physics I made?”-God

The most important call in the world – The inner call,the little voice inside that wants to talk to you.But you can only hear it when you are at peace. The voice tells you what you really want.It is easy to ignore-because you are distracted or busy or just too comfortable in life.You can ignore it until life brings you to a dead end and there is nothing ahead but a dark hole.Sometimes the voice isn’t subtle,it shouts and bites you. Read more of this post

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