"Do something today that your future self will thank you for..." My blog Cube of Life has been nominated for "One lovely blog" award by a wonderful blogger himself, Chandan Sinha. Thanks a lot for the appreciation Chandan. I came across his blog when he first left his views on one of my posts and … Continue reading One Lovely Blog Award!!!
"Chose a job you love and you will never have to work one day in your life!" Based on my previous blog post, I have received a lot of emails regarding applications of jobs in details. This blog post covers all the important points that can be kept on tip of fingers and start the … Continue reading Job applications in Germany: Pitch it just right!
If 'Plan A' didn't work. The alphabets have 25 more letters! Stay cool. As soon we complete our education, the only question everyone seems to be asking is - 'Have you found a job yet?' We obviously would like to answer that on a positive note and this blog post may (will) help you answer … Continue reading Job search and application: When and How?
We all have those year when we are away from home for almost all the special days. Be it birthday or Diwali, we all are in high (and low) spirits on these days. Fond memories of how it used to be celebrated back at home can definitely stir up some deep emotions. This is my … Continue reading Diwali away from home? – Revel in celebration
A goal without a plan is just a wish! New semester has begun. Many have started doing their thesis , many half way through it and some even coming to an end. Having completed my master thesis and answering as many mails as possible regarding doubts with regard to thesis, I decided to write a … Continue reading Master thesis in Germany : Transcend it!
Dear Daddy, I may find a prince someday, but you will always be my king. Since I can remember things, when the word strength brings only one image in my mind - papa. For each of us, admit it or not, have a parent whom we do favor a tiny bit more than the other. … Continue reading Daddy’s little girl
Photography is the only language that can be understood anywhere in the world. Having said that, let me introduce you to the person who is an inspiration to me as a photographer, traveler, optimist and most importantly a friend - Ronak Gandhi. He started a 90 days photo challenge exactly 45 days ago, and seeing him … Continue reading A walk through mind of a photographer…
Lack of photos means that I truly lived that moment and don't really need some pixels to capture the feelings... The joy of landing at an airport after completing 3 movies, 5 glasses of wine and 3 meals cannot be measured when it is landing on your mother land. I could barely believe I was … Continue reading The touch down…back to India!
"There is no place like home indeed..." The excitement of going back home after 1 year, 5 months, 14 days or 532 days (not like I was counting), is just absolute frenzy. Starting to think about all the things you're going to do, or things that you are just waiting to eat, places you want … Continue reading Going back home after a long, long time…
"Sometimes 24-hours can change the way you look at things all together" It was finally there. I had been waiting for this 24 hour vacation for over 3 months now. And it came. Now, I did my research on what happens during Silvester at Berlin and so on. Watched videos and even spoke to a … Continue reading 12 things New Year in Berlin taught me!
“It’s not about ideas. It’s about making ideas happen.” - Scott Belsky, co-founder of Behance. I see a lot of my friends and acquaintances coming up with new ideas and trying to create a new life for themselves. In my opinion, a goal without a plan, is just a dream. And before you have a plan, … Continue reading 8 things to ask yourself before starting a startup
"Exam ends. Direct me to shots." It was time. Something that I was waiting for over 2 months. After all, it was the second last exam of (perhaps) my life! Feeling pleased with myself, with 27 days holidays ahead, I left for Chemnitz. Exam was fine. But more exciting came the Christmas celebrations. Christmas … Continue reading Christmas in Germany – Part 2
"It's better to be a big fish in a small pond, rather than a small fish in big pond" - my perspective... Having begun my career (almost) in a SME - small and medium-sized enterprise / start-ups , there are some really important things that I have realized about my decision. When I discuss with … Continue reading 8 reasons why small companies are better than corporates to start your career – A perspective!
"Because best things happen when you least expect them..." After a not so great first Christmas, it was December again, and the second Christmas in Germany was right around the corner. While there was reflection of festive season all around, well I had to wait for my turn. I had an exam before that. Along … Continue reading Christmas in Germany – Part 1
"Distance means so little, when someone means so much" The time I felt truly out of home, out of place and absolutely lost in my solitude was when I moved for my internship to Stuttgart. After spending one year at Chemnitz with some of the most amazing friends, it was time to pack everything and … Continue reading 13 things every person living away will relate to
"A workplace can be enjoyed or suffered depending on your attitude towards it!" My first place of work, first step into professional world, first taste of how an organization works in professional terms was at - "Vector Informatik GmbH" (still is). Now just to be clear, this post is solely based on what I have … Continue reading 12 things to know at a German workplace
"A German - once a friend, forever a friend" - true story... It had been almost a year in Germany and by now I was certain of one thing - Germans are straightforward and honest people. Period. I was proven right time and again for the same on many occasions by all my friends and … Continue reading The not so truthful German…
"The best way to get along with people is not to expect them to be like you" - Joyce Meyer My approach towards daily life in Stuttgart was starting to change, since my return from the trip to Austria. I started trying to make an effort to understand people from this part of Germany and … Continue reading When in Germany, be German!
"The world of achievement has always belonged to the optimist!" It was the second day of the trip and breakfast was ready at 6. We had breakfast and cyclists gathered their bicycles and people who had opted to walk, were taken in the bus. I had signed up for walking. With a glass of juice … Continue reading Glimpse of stupendous journey to Area47 – Day 2!
"Feel the fear and do it anyway!" Thought of spine chilling, ice cold waters have always given me the shivers and looking down from a tall building makes me hold on to anything that's around me. So, apart from mouse and spiders these are me fears. Or should I say,I've crossed 2 of them off … Continue reading Glimpse of stupendous journey to Area47 – Day 1!