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rights contest

Rights Competitiveness

A quotation in a magazine triggered this write-up: If a CEO performs his duties, the rights of the people are protected; if the people perform their duties, rights of the nation are protected. Porterian conception was a paradigm changer, as [...]

December 28, 2011 Blog, Competitiveness, Leadership, Society
idea trials

Idea Trials

Elsewhere it was said man needs 50000 years to grow up. Can we hasten this process? Drugs have to go through Clinical Trials, which take almost 11-12 years in Go To market. Of 5000 molecules, only one makes it to [...]

September 15, 2010 Blog, Board Level, Human Resources, Leadership, Life Skills
Domineers

The Dabanggs?

Saw yesterday evening the latest Salman Khan movie – Dabangg. Share a perspective for the benefit of those who have watched it: Very stylized don’t-stress-your-thinking kinda movie: for die-hard Salman fans, a great one; for cynics of Salman, slight image [...]

September 11, 2010 Blog, Literature-Culture, Society
Generation Gap

60s-70s and 80s-90s

The 60s-70s born look at 80s-90s born as: opinionated, uninformed, unstructured in thought, too impatient. They also admire them for quickness, directness, confidence. The 80s-90s born look at 60s-70s born as: out of times, too slow, too demanding, strait-jacketed, colorlessness. [...]

July 10, 2010 Blog, Human Resources, Society
generations4

200 Generations Only

A typical generation is 25 years long; that makes 4 in a century, and 200 over last 5000 years. Just 200 generations! Anthropocentric arrogance on its claims to civilization. Incidentally, man came to know of “heart” as an organ with [...]

June 10, 2010 Blog, Leadership, Society, Sustainability
Dismbiguation

Diasambiguation

Indeed, ambiguity rules the roost all over; “a thing” possibly meaning “many things”. So how do you Disambiguate – eliminate the inapplicable multifarious interpretations? This is the talent and science humans have to evolve onto; unless you choose to be [...]

February 1, 2010 Blog, Board Level, Leadership, Life Skills, Strategy
coming closer

Coming Closer of the Two

Anyone who has tried some hand at meditation or introspection must have felt the deep surge within of almost inexpressible feelings and emotions, besides concomitant physiological effects. The deep reserves inherent in human mind become patent, and one can begin [...]

June 12, 2006 Blog, Life Skills, Spirituality