Archive for the 'Lifestyle and Philosophy' Category

Being Humble as an investor is USEFUL

When you invest in the markets there is one solid reason to be humble. At least you are not driven to suicide when you get things wrong. At all points in time you have errors of omission and errors of commission. It is human tendency to think of your mistakes as ‘could have been avoided’ […]

New Year Resolutions cannot work

Ok having given such a negative spin to resolutions, I need to tell you HOW it works, right? Well a resolution does not work unless it is a resolution helping you towards a goal. So much before the resolution is made, a goal has to be created. Clearly goal setting sounds simple -but is extremely […]

More health care? More financial planning?

Health insurance, more health diagnostics, more health treatment,….what we are losing out is on health! Now is the same thing happening in the Financial planning space? More financial diagnostic, more data, more analysis, more products, more variety of markets, – who is benefiting? The client who is paying or the client whose cost is going […]

Excuses remain the same!

Here are some excuses that normally people give – I have a simple job for you: Please find the questions for which people give these excuses: 1. I have no time at all: ‘Subra you do not understand. I have a job, it has some stunning deadlines, I travel a lot. I…..’I just do not […]

Marathon Running – My story!

When I ran the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon (scmm) in the year 2011, I was an amateur walker and used to run only the Scmm – and had done little by way of practice. I did the 21.09 km race in 2:50 – which was about 5 minutes MORE than my target time of 2.45. […]

Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2012

for those of you tracking my running at Stanchart Mumbai Marathon – Scmm – I did a time of 2:29:28…..for my HM   this is of course the nth time I am doing it..and presumably my best timing….remember 5 years ago there were no chips to use….       Post Footer automatically generated by […]

Do you need a Personal Trainer?

Many people go to the gym – and one associated expense is the Personal Trainer. Do you go to they gym? Do you feel the need for a Personal Trainer? Let us look at the cost of going to a Gym. Annual Fee: Rs. 35,000. And a Trainer should cost say Rs. 6000 a month. […]