Vineet Nayar Founder, Sampark Foundation and Vice-Chairman, HCL Technologies
1. Take those chances
Today is voting day in Delhi and soon in other states too. I hope all of you reading this blog have decided which party or rather which issues you will be casting your votes for and I hope even more ardently that you will actually go out and vote today.
Jonathan Livingston Seagull is a powerful book and a must read for anyone who wants to soar in life. It is a story of a seagull that wants to live to fly and has beautiful takeaways for the highs and lows of our life. One of the dramatic scenes in the book is when the flock of seagulls turns their back on him and declares him an outlaw.
For someone who has spent most of his childhood in Uttarakhand and trekked through remote villages in the magnificent mountains of the Himalayas, I feel not just pain but also a sense of violation seeing the maninstigated natural disaster unfold in front of my eyes.