As an HR person in the past and as an astrologer today, my career has always been about understanding of the fascinatingcreature called HUMAN BEING.

Barring a few cases like health issues, I have always seen most problems of majority arise through the twin devils


Ego: Let's address the Devil #1 which stands most of the wars, divorces, home breaks, heartbreaks, depression, andtyranny EGO...!

Born with Sun in 1st, I have been guilty of carrying a big ego (still get carried away at times). I used to have an inflatedsense of "ME" and was totally convinced of my own greatness. I had my reasons, did well as a student, worked my waythrough a good education, supported my family, even purchased a house in my 20s, worked 18 hour shifts, and got thingsdone… I was a "Boy Wonder for my bosses. I carried arrogance typical of a mildly successful corporate guy who hears“good morning sir” more than five times, I suffered from a "King Complex".

Then came My Ketu Mahadasha, suddenly things went south, the "Boy Wonder" of yesteryears, was reduced to a cluelessmiddle aged man. Soon my career collapsed like a house of cards.

That was a crushing blow to my ego. With loss of my corporate career, I felt as if I had lost my "kingdom". Today, I laugh atthe pettiness of my ego.

REALITY CHECK: I was no king, but a card carrying slave of an organisation, an easily replaceable cog in a giantmachine. So corporate people, don't get too attached to your petty “job title” which can be taken away by one complainingemail, one client feedback, or one boss that doesn't like your hairstyle.

As compared to employees, business owners have better lives, at least they are not slaves. However, they have abigger EGO trap. They often suffer from "CEO Complex". They read business biography or two, and fancy themselves avisionary tycoon. I know a few who run coaching centres but call themselves "CEO" their wives run the "HR" andBrother in Law is "CFO". They even have a freaking ORG CHART (l wanted to kill myself when I saw one).

Reality Check: Big Boss, you teach kids in a rented space, your family works for you without salary, stop acting like you areSteve Jobs.

Don't even get me started on Government Employees. Barring essentials employees like policemen, doctors, etc., mostgovernment employees are glorified paper pushers. But their arrogance is at a totally different level, they suffer from a GodComplex. I bet it was a Government of India babu who first said "Apun hi Bhagwaanhai", Sacred Games just copied it.

Reality Check:Saheb, you just push "sarkari" papers wrapped in dusty files in a dingy office. You aren't GOD. By the way,why does retirement scare you?

Then there are those who do absolutely nothing, but everyone is so convinced of their own GREATNESS. It is crazy.

THE EASY TRUTH: we are petty people, our joys and sorrows are petty, STOP TAKING YOURSELF SO SERIOUSLY...!

Our petty joys: A good job, an increment, a promotion, buying a house, opening a shop, a good date. that's it?

Our petty sorrows: Losing promotion, losing job, losses in business, a break up, a divorce. that's it?


If ever your Ego takes you on a power trip, remember this guy: He was the REAL DEAL(not some glorified corporateslave, not a grocery store owner. not even a government babu…) HE WASA REAL KING WITH A REAL KINGDOM. (in caseyou don’t know, his name was Saddam, and he did not need an I-Card to show who ne was).

You might have a few employees under you, he had an entire army,

You might have some property, he owned an entire nation.

But when times changed-


Now tell me how big are you again???


God Bless,

G. Vijay Kumar

PHONE: 7678228364

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