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Leadership

  • View: Do Not Consume What You Protect

    View: Do Not Consume What You Protect

    Published on 6th August, 2021, in Economic Times. Four hundred years ago, the people of …

  • View: The Beginning and End of Using Religion

    View: The Beginning and End of Using Religion

    Published on 6th February, 2021, in The Economic Times. When the Romans went about conquering, …

  • Of Thrill-Seekers and Deer Hunters

    Of Thrill-Seekers and Deer Hunters

    Published on 11th December, 2020, in Economic Times. In the forest, chasing the deer (mriga) …

  • Human Sacrifice to Riots: Political Tools of Control

    Human Sacrifice to Riots: Political Tools of Control

    Published on 22nd August, 2020, in Economic Times. In Meso-America, the Aztecs sacrificed humans to …

  • View: Millennials are turning CEOs of their own lives

    View: Millennials are turning CEOs of their own lives

    Published on 2nd November, 2019, in Economic Times How many of us convert corporate behaviour …

  • Is Shiva the corporate destroyer or Kalki?

    Is Shiva the corporate destroyer or Kalki?

    Published on 15th June, 2019, in Economic Times. Kalki, the tenth avatar of Vishnu, is …

  • View: Power has an inherent interest to keep things secret

    View: Power has an inherent interest to keep things secret

    Published on 6th October, 2018, in The Economic Times. A simple way to harness power …

  • Marking your expiry date

    Marking your expiry date

    Nothing lasts forever. We know that. Yet, culture is all about ‘built to last’…

  • Cultural leadership: hierarchy in the east and individualism in the west

    Cultural leadership: hierarchy in the east and individualism in the west

    A cultural understanding of leadership, an appreciation of cultural differences, work at a collective or statistical level, not at an individual level…

  • How India favoured the kshatriya feudalism to market-based economies of vaishya

    How India favoured the kshatriya feudalism to market-based economies of vaishya

    The discomfort with all things associated with the market can be seen in India when holy men warn people not to be bhogi (seek satisfaction of desires), when desire for goods and services and ideas is what creates the market, with the goods provided by the craftsmen, the service by the shudras, and the ideas…

  • What is told and heard

    What is told and heard

    What is told and what is actually heard and the gap in between…

  • Decoding conduct

    Decoding conduct

    Our desire to control the behaviour of people…

  • The Auditor’s Tragedy

    The Auditor’s Tragedy

    How rules that protect us can be oppressive to others…

  • The Biology of Smart Growth

    The Biology of Smart Growth

    Adaptability and empathy are the keys to survival…

  • The Village God

    The Village God

    Global leaders need to delegate to local leaders…