Monthly Archives: June 2012

Financial Awareness – miles to go…

So, there’s a survey that Visa International did recently across 28 countries, gauging the level of financial awareness amongst people in each country. They seem to have interviewed almost 1000 families in each country, a good sample size, and hence … Continue reading

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Attitude – the under-rated “Y-Axis”…(and other 2×2 matrices)

One of my friends from b-school had told me 18 years back that he used to plot every person he met on a Sincerity-Competence 2×2 matrix. That was one of the top ten lessons I have retained from going to … Continue reading

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Death – the ultimate reality…

Death is the ultimate reality. The most irreversible fact of life. People who jocularly compared death and taxes as being the two ultimate realities, did not know what they were talking about. There can be no jokes about death – … Continue reading

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The current kid generation is growing up by design

Ours (those of us born between 1965 to 1980) and the generations before us have grown up by luck. The current kid gen is growing up by design. 24-hr parenting – accompanying 8-9 year olds in building elevators lest they … Continue reading

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