Chief more than information officer!

After extensive experience in Senior Executive Leadership roles in Business Development, Marketing and Pricing, and IT functions in India and Asia, I was offered an opportunity in the US in the late nineties to work for global firms in areas of Business & Technology intersection & Strategy Consulting. I knew it meant re-inventing myself if […]

Cleanse your heart to claim your part

I had this dream once … A group of people prayed to god that He served food to them everyday. God agreed. So all the people sat in rows, and god began serving them bread. Strange as it seemed, each one would get different types and quantities of bread, and a few wouldn’t get any […]

Breaking strength of love!

A love story. I came across this story a few years ago and saved it on my computer, Unfortunately, being in a hurry, I forgot to capture the author’s name in a hurry. So I apologize and regret for not being able to give the credit to whom it belongs, but sincerely thank for the […]

Of US recession, growth and, suffering!

A country’s ability to manage its debt justifies its certainty of growth. But that certainty often becomes a question as several variable forces that will ultimately influence the speed of the economic ascend or descend of that economy. As the public deficit becomes too big, then the degree of personal confidence declines, and we just […]

Thrifty three questions to happy shopping!

Thrifty Three Questions!Are you Saving, Spending or Splurging?Never mind, you now have simple thrifty three questions that can help! America’s best-known aphorism about thrift, as Ben Franklin said “a penny saved is a penny earned.” But American economy, by little choice now, and Americans, by their habits, have been caught up in a helpless and […]

Jugaad, more than an Indian mantra,
a mindset!

Many have written about “Jugaad” the Indian art of ‘smart work – which means the art of improvising to develop an effective solution using limited resources to make things work. Yes – make things work! The significance of this phrase goes far beyond the simple definition. It is a ‘mindset’ that has become the foundation […]

It’s global imbalance, stupid, not Obama!

When NEWSWEEK asked 1,000 U.S. citizens in 2011 to take America’s official citizenship test, 29 percent couldn’t name the vice president. Seventy-three percent couldn’t correctly say why we fought the Cold War. Forty-four percent were unable to define the Bill of Rights. And 6 percent couldn’t even circle Independence Day on a calendar. Please don’t […]

Our intrinsic value

I received this following story of lifetime value via a forwarded email almost 15 years ago. I have preserved it for the value it always gave me whenever I have read it. While I can not acknowledge the anonymous writer, I do thank him. Read on … A well-known speaker started off his seminar by […]

Ambidextrous, yet handicapped

There was an article in New York Times not long ago where they made reference to the world’s famous business leaders, successful CEOs, and the types of books contained on their bookshelves. What were they reading – Classics, management, leadership, biographies, or for therapeutic reasons, novels? Steve Jobs was one of the profiles. Most imagined […]