Tag: Brahmanand S Singh

New Normal is Nothing But Old Normal Minus Technology

New Normal is Nothing But Old Normal Minus Technology

Column, Featured Articles
Someone asked me recently, "Despite being in lockdown and all of the craziness swirling in the world right now, there seems to be some good that’s come our way, no?" My immediate reaction was, ‘Why just some, lots of it, I suppose’. ‘Yes’, she said, ‘this new normal is actually quite enticing. I like the idea of sitting back and relaxing – working and yet, not stressed about it … spending time with the family, with myself, with my passions and interests.’ I said, ‘There you are.’ And then I just added … Actually, this new normal is nothing but the old normal minus the technology. Take away the zoom meetings and the digital newspapers and the ubiquitous webinars and you’ll realise how we are getting an opportunity to do everything that we always craved to do in the past, when the ...
We All May Be In The Same Storm But Not In The Same Boat

We All May Be In The Same Storm But Not In The Same Boat

Column, Editor's Picks
Author: Brahmanand S Siingh Very often these days, we hear people who are facing all sorts of problems due to the Corona scenario say, "Oh yes, we are all in the same boat." Every time I hear this I am tempted to review the blanket statement and re-assess the metaphor and in no time it becomes clear that no, we all are not in the same boat. We may be in the same storm miles away from the shore, desperately trying to make it to the land, but we all are in different boats that differ in strength, size, comfort, needs, capacity, speed, decor and so on. The fancy yachts For those who can afford to work from home for example, the changed scenario ranges from romantic to functional. For the absolute elite, it’s about spending more time with the loved ones and being able to find time to ...