Commitment to a Social Cause

The world is a global village. A few years ago, I was invited by the legendary American Indian Professor Bala of Kellogg’s to speak at his Indian facility, the Great Lakes Management Institute. The institution designed to provide quality management education brought together multi-disciplinary teams. It was through him that I met Professor Sridhar and […]Read More

The Psychology of Money

Timeless lessons on wealth, greed, and happiness doing well with money isn’t necessarily about what you know. It’s about how you behave. And behavior is hard to teach, even to really smart people. How to manage money, invest it, and make business decisions are typically considered to involve a lot of mathematical calculations, where data […]Read More

Death; An Inside Story: A book for all those who

What is death? Is it the cessation of life or a part of the continuum of existence?Is it to be feared, or loved and embraced?What are these relationships that we carry through our lives and beyond them?How can one gain enough spiritual knowledge and experience that one comes out of this cycle of rebirth?These are […]Read More

Have you thanked your mother?

Apparently, Lenin once said, “There are decades when nothing happens and weeks when decades happen.” My last six weeks have been a turbulent one. I am one for celebrating life rather than grieving about death. On September 3rd, 2021, my mother, who was married at 18 and widowed at 45, departed from this world from […]Read More

The world is drastically changing: Are we?

Change beyond comprehension The level of suffering is incomprehensible. The last 18 months have been challenging times for the world. Covid 19 (reported data) has infected about 186 million people globally. About 4 million people have lost their lives. The stretched Health Services cannot take the pressure anymore.  About 40% of infections and deaths have […]Read More

The Gold Standard in Politics

Fidel V Ramos, the 12th president of the Philippines, has a dry sense of humour that can get one thinking for a long time. He was one of those few career military officers who rose through the ranks to reach the rank of five-star general/admiral and commander-in-chief of the armed forces. He was a person who was […]Read More

4 Global Forces

The world economy’s operating system is being rewritten. In this exclusive excerpt from the new book No Ordinary Disruption, its authors explain the trends reshaping the world and why leaders must adjust to a new reality. In the Industrial Revolution of the late 18th and early 19th centuries, one new force changed everything. Today our world is […]Read More

A World without Email by Cal Newport

Interesting book to read. I remember in the late 90’s when the email replaced fax and telex machines and the corporate world was abuzz with emails. Email swept through corporate life because people could suddenly send and read messages whenever they liked. Georgetown computer-science professor Cal Newport calls emails “low-friction communication at scale.” As he […]Read More