Monthly Archives: December 2012

Importance of focus in Leadership (or…what’s wrong with Infosys, Wipro, and with India ?…)

I was reading the Economic Times, which had listed 13 ongoing rivalries, which will continue in 2013. Like Airtel and Reliance in telecoms (4G), Raj vs Uddhav, Apple vs Android and then, a bit shockingly, TCS vs Cognizant. That neither … Continue reading

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Learning to live longer…

So, I was reading in a recent issue of the Economist about the increasing average age of people in the world. The first fact is that women live longer than men, on an average. This is largely because more men … Continue reading

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Why am I optimistic about India ?

India rocks ! The cynicism and criticism of our system in recent times adds to my belief that we are here to stay (sounds ironical but I shall explain below why do I say so). Systems which don’t bend, break … Continue reading

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Who’s got the tougher job – Ratan Tata or Manmohan Singh ? (or Immelt vs Obama)

Having a world-class scientist Dad at home, and who is retired, exposes me to a set of intermittent,  wonderful questions. The above is one of them. Having met some sincere MLA who works from 9am to 12 midnight, we were … Continue reading

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