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


Tan Sri Lim Kok Wing, the creative genius

With the passing away of Tan Sri Lim Kok Wing, the creative world and the nation has lost a person who was creative, unique and transformational in his own unique way. Pain has been numbed with the Covid 19 pandemic crisis with death featuring prominently every single day. Today the numbness was gone, and I […]Read More