The Seer.

It was past noon as we sat with our hungry tummies in front of the banana leaves waiting to be served. The dining area was filled with about 50 people. Men and women sat opposite to each other on the ground in two rows. The place was airy and neatly maintained. The meal was simple…

The Dengue Deluge.

That was the first time when I heard about Dengue. Dengue was considered a serious threat and reports had claimed loss of several lives. August to November is generally considered the dengue season. This is the new monsoon fever of India. The dengue mosquito breeds in stagnant water in open drains, water stored in sources…

You can choose your chemical concoction

Faith or spirituality in Management is a widely debated subject. Enterprises are finding it increasingly challenging to align their employees and their human needs to find their purpose of existence in the organisation. Leadership in organisation has the responsibility to act with purpose and care for their human assets, the society around them and the…

The Karma of Business

I was attending the Global India Business Meeting in Liverpool this week with senior business leaders held against the backdrop of the Indian national elections. The objective of the meeting was to provide a platform for dialogue on the way forward for India, its economy and the world at large. I was participating in couple…

Connect with Chakras

I recently had the opportunity to attend a Leadership Program with Steve Radcliffe and Simon Sinek.  Simon Sinek, author of the global best‐seller, Start with Why, explained his idea of ‘The Golden Circle’ and how it contains three distinct and interdependent elements (Why, How, What) that makes any person function at its highest ability.  Steve…

The farce of positive thinking

Few years ago, we had organised our global sales conference in Las Vegas. We do this every year bringing teams from different geographies to interact, ask them to present their plans and also provide them opportunities for lots of fun during the three days. The conference usually ends with a group photograph followed by a…