Leadership Lessons from the Bhagavad Gita 19 – Infamy

Chapter 2 Verse 34 अकीर्तिं चापि भूतानि कथयिष्यन्ति तेऽव्ययाम् | सम्भावितस्य चाकीर्ति र्मरणादतिरिच्यते || 34|| akīrtiṁ chāpi bhūtāni kathayiṣhyanti te ’vyayām sambhāvitasya chākīrtir maraṇād atirichyate akīrtim—infamy; cha—and; api—also; bhūtāni—people; kathayiṣhyanti—will speak; te—of your; avyayām—everlasting; sambhāvitasya—of a respectable person; cha—and; akīrtiḥ—infamy; maraṇāt—than death; atirichyate—is greater Translation : People will speak of you as a coward and a deserter. For a … Read more

Split personality – public success, private hell

I actually wanted to write about Clive Lloyd’s tactics for building great teams and started reading about his achievements and success as the West Indies captain… While reading about him, I stumbled upon the news of his divorce and the bitter outpouring from his wife of 37 years. Then I switched on the television and … Read more