May 2017, fresh-faced and very privileged to have spent the evening with the then International President of Toastmasters, Mike Storkey, responsible for over 300k members in over 120 countries around the world. I was at the time the president of The Toast Rack, a corporate… Read More »Pies

Creativity in Crisis

Honoured to be a part of Tattva‘s latest publication; capturing 26 unique perspectives of key workers, parents, educators and youth. The publication is available in paperback and on Kindle. You can find more details at Let me know if you buy a copy, profits… Read More »Creativity in Crisis

VE Day as a British Indian

As we recognise VE day, what is amazing to me is that 1 in 6 British armed forces were brown-skinned. Considered expendable and therefore often the frontline, the valiant British troops regularly consisted of my undivided Indian ancestors. The largest voluntary army in history (wow)… Read More »VE Day as a British Indian

Vaani Speakers Academy

Vaani is a community-based platform upskilling speakers and professionals though spirited learning, growth and professional development. ​We empower our students to ask insightful questions, explore disciplinary boundaries, and confront conventional ways of thinking. As national co-ordinator for Vaani, it brings me great pride to be… Read More »Vaani Speakers Academy


Listen to me takeover the Cloud Spotting podcast with at Rackspace talking about all things Personal Development Are you doing things to make yourself grow?


Very fortunate to have presented in front of the whole of Rackspace EMEA today at our company’s monthly openbook presentation. We revamped our Core Values and I was tasked with explaining what COMPASSION means to me in the workplace. Whether you are a Rookie who… Read More »Compassion

Speech Fundamentals

One of the main reasons I took a career change out of technical support into the sales and solutioning world, was that it allowed me to merge my passions, of technology and effective communication & presenting. The Solution Architecture department at Rackspace runs a #NerdandLearn… Read More »Speech Fundamentals

New Grads

This week saw me take our new graduates on a journey of Public Speaking and Effective Communication. Rackspace UK has recently started a grad scheme in our Global Technical Support, Solutions and Services departments. It was humbling to take the recent uni-leavers on a path… Read More »New Grads

A Hindu Monk in Chicago

On this exact day, one month and 125 years ago, a young monk, with no money, in saffron robes, humbly, addressed an audience of over 6000 people at the Fullerton Hall, at the now Art Institute in Chicago. At the World’s first Parliament of World Religions… Read More »A Hindu Monk in Chicago