One Lovely Blog Award!!!

"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!!!

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Job applications in Germany: Pitch it just right!

"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!

A walk through mind of a photographer…

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…

8 things to ask yourself before starting a startup

“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

Christmas in Germany – Part 2

"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

8 reasons why small companies are better than corporates to start your career – A perspective!

"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!

Source: http://blog.entitysolutions.com.au/living-away-from-home-changes-delayed-until-1-october-2012/

13 things every person living away will relate to

"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

Source: http://www.nationalstereotype.com/german-stereotypes/

12 things to know at a German workplace

"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

Glimpse of stupendous journey to Area47 – Day 2!

"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!

Glimpse of stupendous journey to Area47 – Day 1!

"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!