Writing My First Book: The Journey

3rd December 2016. That’s the date when my parent’s anniversary falls. Also, it’s the day when I decided to do something more than just contemplating about becoming an author someday. It was a day when I determined to become a doer. To be frank, starting to write my debut book wasn't tough at all. It … Continue reading Writing My First Book: The Journey

When Dear Ones Ditched My Debut Book, Quora Family Took It To The Top

A day before releasing my book 'Redemption of a Son', I was on a call with a fellow author who had self-published his book almost a year ago. He said a few things to me that were quite tough to accept and digest. Those things were the following: #1 About Relatives Your relatives won't read … Continue reading When Dear Ones Ditched My Debut Book, Quora Family Took It To The Top

Self-publishing And Marketing My Book Has Been My Greatest Learning Experience

When I released my book on 21st Oct 2018, I had decided on a few things. Decision 1: There will be no monetary investment made towards boosting my reach, whether on Amazon, on Instagram or on Facebook. Reason: I wanted to see how creative and smart I could get with my marketing skills and ideas. … Continue reading Self-publishing And Marketing My Book Has Been My Greatest Learning Experience

My 4 Year Long Tryst With The Stage & The Speech

Sep 1 2014. I was up in front of my 125 odd engineering batchmates, asked by our Language and Communications faculty, Dr Alam to deliver a speech on any random topic of my choice for 2 mins at the least. Outcome? I sucked up. Sure, I spoke for entire 2 minutes duration. But nevertheless, I … Continue reading My 4 Year Long Tryst With The Stage & The Speech

Do You Know About India’s Ace Woman Rally Racer? Meet Dr. Bani Yadav

I want you to go back to when you were small 13-year-old. I want you to imagine walking to your father. And, I want you to contemplate what would have been his response had you confronted him that you want to become a racer. I want you to imagine what would have been the reaction? … Continue reading Do You Know About India’s Ace Woman Rally Racer? Meet Dr. Bani Yadav

Takeaways From My Interaction With India’s First Transgender Judge

Every Hijra is a Transgender. But, Every Transgender is Not a Hijra. How many people know that being a Hijra is a profession like being an engineer or a lawyer, while being a transgender is just one's gender identity? A Hijra is a transgender who earns her livelihood by going out asking for money from … Continue reading Takeaways From My Interaction With India’s First Transgender Judge

Hosting TEDx ABVIIITMG: The Experience

  About three months back, one of my juniors at college, Deepankar messaged me that he and a few others had gotten the license from TED to host a TEDx event in our college. He told me that he and his team wanted me to be the Master of Ceremony (Anchor). I was not so … Continue reading Hosting TEDx ABVIIITMG: The Experience

Nugget-50: What Do I Do When I Am Upset?

Originally written on May 3rd 2018 on Quora. Link: Jayant Shilanjan Mundhra's answer to What do you do when you are upset? I learn and I teach. To be true, I tried this strategy for the first time today. It had not been the best of days. Relations with some dear ones have been on a … Continue reading Nugget-50: What Do I Do When I Am Upset?

Why I Chose MBA After Engineering!

I chose MBA post my Engineering because I had realized I had made a mistake. And, to continue with it would have been a blunder. Everyone can have a different story about this. This post will share with the reader the story which is mine. But before I get started, I just want reader to … Continue reading Why I Chose MBA After Engineering!

Nugget-47: How I Had A Perfect Valentine’s Day!

I kickstarted the day by watching Morgan Freeman starrer, Going in Style. Loved the movie. Laughed a lot. Wet my eyes in a few of the shots. The movie was a true celebration of love and camaraderie among three old best friends. Thus, I had every reason to be feeling happy and positive. Then, I … Continue reading Nugget-47: How I Had A Perfect Valentine’s Day!