Anchoring

4 Pillars of Strength

Born into the family of warriors from Udaipur, I belong to the Chauhan Dynasty. My great grandfather Mehta Laxmilal was the Commander-in-Chief of Mewar Army and my father Commander Pratap Singh Mehta, is a veteran of the Indian navy, who fought the Indo-Pak war of 1971. The warrior spirit of my royal lineage has made me an achiever with a do or die attitude. Although my birthplace has been Mumbai, I have been raised across India. My father, a soldier-sailor, served multiple postings in the Navy. Interestingly, because of his postings, we changed homes umpteen times. That’s the reason, both…

Setting the Stage Ablaze

It was mid-summer, and I was getting ready for a live event. The crowd was supposed to be a grand one with dignitaries coming from various fields. I was a bit iffy. Our entire team had worked hard on the client’s briefs. We prepared an interesting script with dialogues, which I was to present along with my co-host.     All set, I waited backstage for my co-host 30 minutes before the show was to begin. Soon one of our team members informed my co-host had met with a small accident. He’d fractured his ankle. I instantly reacted, “Oh! Now,…