Leadership and Management

Difference between Akshay Kumar and Promoters of listed companies masquerading as Philanthropists

Corona Virus is a tragedy, the likes and intensity of which, this planet hasn’t seen in more than 100 years. While this will change the basic behaviour of us humans, in ways that we can’t fully fathom yet, everyone (esp the stalwarts of the industry and more specifically promoters of listed companies) getting sentimental and pouring their hearts and coffers out for the relief measures must remember a few things.… Read More »Difference between Akshay Kumar and Promoters of listed companies masquerading as Philanthropists

How Will You Measure Your Life

Since I am personally fond of writing and penning my thoughts as an active blogger, I have never been a fan of producing anything verbatim. But Clay Christensen s article from Harvard Business Review, below, is a lethal combination of philosophy, Corporate Conduct, Prioritisation, life lessons and above all refreshingly different from the humdrum of infinitely large supply of gyaanavailable on the net. I wanted this to be a permanent… Read More »How Will You Measure Your Life

10 Commandments for promoters of Listed Companies

If You are a promoter of a listed company and your basic idea is to loot the gullible public by privatising profits and socialising losses as recently done by Uber and tried hard by we-work this piece is a waste of time for you. If not read on….. Google.v top wealth destroyers in last 2 years and You will deduce that the behavioral pattern of all companies and their promoters… Read More »10 Commandments for promoters of Listed Companies

The Invaluable role of “Chief Business Obstructers” in the modern corporate world

Darwins theory of evolution in its simplistic form says ‘The fittest survive and they fight to compete, survive and procreate’ Societies have evolved over generations where economic progression, education and character have all moved in a synchronous manner. Some of the most developed economies like the US, UK and France have had their fair share of tribulations such as wars, diseases etc but have demonstrated that they maintained their financial,… Read More »The Invaluable role of “Chief Business Obstructers” in the modern corporate world

Infosys Saga – Who is Omkar Goswami by the way!!

Mr. N R Narayana Murthy has been under some criticism for a while for having raised some questions that remain unanswered by the erstwhile CEO Vishal Sikka or the present Infosys Board, ‘Founders Go Away – leave the company alone’ has been a rhetoric that’s been echoing in the present board rooms of Infosys. So when I read a scathing attack by Omkar Goswami in an open letter to Mr.… Read More »Infosys Saga – Who is Omkar Goswami by the way!!

The three blunders by Tim Cook at Apple

My sister thinks that I am almost primitive for not having switched to an Iphone and my reluctance to make this switch surprised her even more when she recently brought an IPhone 7 for all family members while visiting us from the US of A. Till about a year back I was terribly happy with a Blackberry (BB) till most of the apps that provide daily convenience decided to stop… Read More »The three blunders by Tim Cook at Apple

The only one thing that matters in a Blissful Life

Lets start with a few numbers first to understand the significance of our existence on this planet. If life has been in existence for about 4 billion years, every 80 years there is a complete refresh of entire ‘human’ population and during these 80 years we are one among 7 billion, so by a simple calculation the significance of our existence in relation to life and humanity is about 1.142*10^(-17).… Read More »The only one thing that matters in a Blissful Life

What Infosys’s Vishal Sikka’s tenure teaches us about ‘ Strategy ’

Recently Wipro’s Azim Premji and Infosys’s Vishal Sikka made joint statements about the stresses and tough times that lie ahead in the Indian IT sector and how the global factors have caused immense uncertainty – I agreed, for its been 2 years that I have been – through this blog, making a case that greed, unsound economic decisions and self-fulfilling political pursuits by nations and central banks have pushed the… Read More »What Infosys’s Vishal Sikka’s tenure teaches us about ‘ Strategy ’

The stark similarities between Donald Trump and Arvind Kejriwal and why Donald could well be the next most powerful man on the planet

Balls of steel was a common expression that everyone used once in a while but rarely during a public discourse – till the time Donald Trump emerged. His candidacy – wherever it has reached so far (1001 delegates on 1st May 2016 and at a kissing distance from republican nomination and by the time I post this piece he would be a definite GOP candidate) leaves some serious lessons for… Read More »The stark similarities between Donald Trump and Arvind Kejriwal and why Donald could well be the next most powerful man on the planet

The Futile Rant About Stress and Work-life Balance

Every Sunday newspaper supplement invariably carries an interview of some CEO or a leader with an opinion on work-life balance and how the same has become so vital in today’s busy industrious metro ‘something’ lifestyles.  Advice is freely available that ranges from ideas such as ‘Ways of switching off from work’, ‘The power of saying no’, ‘Taking regular holiday breaks’ to ‘Finding specific time out for hobbies’ and ‘stress management’.  The… Read More »The Futile Rant About Stress and Work-life Balance