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Why is it called Leadership when it is indeed Service?


I had brought three copies of Mahatma Gandhi’s autobiography ‘My experiments with truth’ along with me from India as souvenirs. I got the opportunity to read one of the copies as part of… Continue reading

How do I feel in the middle of the experiment?!


It is an experiment involving humans – men and women in their prime, who are at a crossroad in their lives. Twelve strangers from different parts of the world come together on a… Continue reading

Global Leadership Forum – A Rare Chance of Feeling One along with Many


I had never met a person from Somalia, Bolivia, Sudan, Kosovo, Burundi, Azerbaijan or Burkina Faso till the global leadership forum happened! There is always a moment in your life when you realize… Continue reading

‘To each his own’ – can Journalism afford such value proposition?


Ethics like religion, food and recreation is largely a matter of personal choice. While some values are universal, each individual has a different threshold of how much he or she would apply any… Continue reading

Leadership Lessons from the Barbarians in Business


Movies are fun to watch… but writing a blog on a business movie isn’t exactly fun especially while holidaying in Hawaii! But the movie ‘Barbarians at the Gate’ has an exciting plot –… Continue reading

The Global Me? No, first the Local Me!


“We are citizens of the world. The tragedy of our times is that we do not know this”   The US President Woodrow Wilson said these words in 1919. And 100 years later,… Continue reading

The question is not what we can do to solve terrorism in the world – it is whether we intend to?


It is ironical that the day I sit down to write this blog, the United Kingdom faces its sixth terrorist attack this year. Countries like France, Spain and the US, have all faced… Continue reading

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