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What they don’t teach you at Harvard Business School!

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Selva Kumar and his pearls of business wisdom are not spoken about at Harvard business school but they should be !! 

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Control Dramas !

Celestine Insights

I am re-reading James Redfield’s “Celestine Prophecy” just to see if I find newer insights. I have read four books of his – The Celestine Prophecy, The Tenth Insight, The Secret of Shambala and The Twelfth Insight. I like the entire series. I find a lot of ideas that are very practical and applicable to … Read more Control Dramas !

Lockdown Learnings #2

#LockdownLearnings Hopefully on May 3rd, the Govt may take the decision to slowly ease out the lockdown… its a big “may”. The decision is a difficult one and the whole world seems to be really far away from being “normal” and as my friend Swapna said earlier in the day, we are all adjusting to … Read more Lockdown Learnings #2

Lockdown Learnings #1

#LockdownTales With the world in a lockdown mode, many of us are learning news ways of living, re-discovering some old ways that are effective and even as we cope with an unseen attacker, we are also innovating. The following is a partial list of habits/learnings that I and many others should continue post-lockdown. Save, then … Read more Lockdown Learnings #1

Doors..Questions..Access – PGPMAX

On 7th of Nov some of us gathered at the Pgpmax event titled “The CEO Story”. Rajiv, Chandresh, Amit Saha, Deepak Mundade, Mandeep and I were the alums who attended and Poonam from ISB was there to manage the event. We had about 20 guests who were attending the session to evaluate their plans of … Read more Doors..Questions..Access – PGPMAX

Book Review – Truth, Love & a Little Malice

For many Indians, the book title would have been a giveaway – no one else but Khushwant Singh can write a book with this kind of title :). I also think that sums up Khushwant Singh, the person. I write his name without any prefixes of “Mr” or “Shri” not out of disrespect but because … Read more Book Review – Truth, Love & a Little Malice

Book Review : Beneath a Scarlet Sky

I completed reading this book nearly 45 days back and just created a draft post to review it and forgot about it. But haven’t forgotten the book. Its strange that such a powerful story was missed out during and just after the second world war. It is a true story of Pino Lella, a normal Italian … Read more Book Review : Beneath a Scarlet Sky

Leadership Lessons from the Bhagavad Gita 21 – Failure/Success

Chapter 2 Verse 37 हतो वा प्राप्स्यसि स्वर्गं जित्वा वा भोक्ष्यसे महीम् | तस्मादुत्तिष्ठ कौन्तेय युद्धाय कृतनिश्चय: || 37|| hato vā prāpsyasi swargaṁ jitvā vā bhokṣhyase mahīm tasmād uttiṣhṭha kaunteya yuddhāya kṛita-niśhchayaḥ hataḥ—slain; vā—or; prāpsyasi—you will attain; swargam—celestial abodes; jitvā—by achieving victory; vā—or; bhokṣhyase—you shall enjoy; mahīm—the kingdom on earth; tasmāt—therefore; uttiṣhṭha—arise; kaunteya—Arjun, the son … Read more Leadership Lessons from the Bhagavad Gita 21 – Failure/Success

Thank you 2013 … Welcome 2014

New Year resolutions are no fun, because they are largely symbolic and so temporary, like the fashion of the day. Change also happens once there is enough impetus and the right environment, and somehow New Year eve is not a great time for either. So I like to think of learnings from each year that … Read more Thank you 2013 … Welcome 2014