Mediocrity or Awesomeness – One Can Easily Identify

I am writing this article inside a Jet Airways flight from Mumbai to Delhi. As you would expect from a premium airlines, even I was expecting warmth and smiles along the journey. But, to...

Don’t Miss The Early Morning Charm

Today morning at 6.30AM when I was jogging in the ground near my house, I found the old age group starting little early today. This motley group of people above 65 years is quite...

Work Hard And Earn Yourself Moments To Party Harder

Yesterday it was my wedding anniversary, completing 11 years of togetherness with Anu. These 11 years have been a great journey together and Anu and me have lived some wonderful moments together. In these...

Article On Special Valuation Branch, Customs – Recent Amendments

With an intent to simplify doing business in India, the Ministry Of Finance on February 09, 2016 has introduced two Circulars i.e. Circular No. 4/2016-Customs (‘Circular No. 4’) and Circular No. 5/2016-Customs (‘Circular No....

IBA-TaxGuru Webinar on Indirect Tax Changes In Budget 2016

Recently after the Union Budget 2016 was announced by the Finance Minster Mr. Arun Jaitley, our consulting firm International Business Advisors ('IBA') tied-up with TaxGuru (India's largest platform for tax professionals). IBA came out with detailed...

Interview With EJobOcean.com

Recently I was interviewed by an upcoming job search portal www.ejobocean.com.  The interview was intended for chartered accountants looking for various career opportunities and for students undergoing articleship under the chartered accountancy course. Please click...

Whether to Continue Doing CA or Not – Yes/No Because Doing What’s Right Never...

I am writing this article almost after a month and half, not because I did not get time to write something but because during the last two months I have got numerous emails from...

Renting Garments on a Temporary Basis – Whether a ‘Deemed Sale’ or a ‘Provision...

In an era of zealous consumers wanting everything at the drop of a hat, we see a number of new start-ups mushrooming everyday with their unique and ingenuous ideas. We recently met the founderts...
But one must understand that criticism is a fact of life and it can only hurt you if you allow it to. And the only way to stop criticism from hurting you is to fully believe in yourself.

Forget Your Critics & Believe In Yourself-Magical Monday..Series 10

Let's face it: we all have to deal with criticism from time to time.  It can be from your boss, from your co-workers, and from your family. When you're criticized, you  start to doubt yourself,  and this...

DON’T GIVE UP-Magical Monday..Series 9

We’re always going to hit against walls, be afraid of things and want to quit. But I think it’s important to remember to not give up, not until you give it your absolute best,...