Sunday 21st April 2024,
Sandeep Mann
Spotlight
  • ABCD FinTech

    Sense Behind FinTech Programs

    Many MBAs are opting for FinTech specialization – which is a perfectly sensible career pathway. But they ought to know, how the MBA is different

  • Gen gap

    Asking Alone Ain’t Enough

    It’s always an interesting discussion: how current generations are different from the earlier ones.  The stance of the senior ones is typically to announce nostalgia

  • Evolution

    Crunch Point Thesis

    Biological evolution versus Social evolution…. Mankind chose to raise Social evolution as a counter to slow biological evolution (so no survival of the fittest –

  • Engagement

    Let’s Engage Employees Innovatively

    We have had numerous experiences of engaging and energizing group members/ employees via formation of dedicated WhatsApp groups. Across best of MNCs and MSMEs. A

  • The Future of Island Economies

    The world is changing – and many potent changes can create challenges of alarming proportions. The fabled Global Warming (its truth and untruth notwithstanding), has ramifications

  • Being a Diamond : 01

    Most statistics say that corporate recruiters are inundated with candidates applying for various jobs. However, even after lots of screening, they need to assess and

  • Asymmetry

    Alignments & Asymmetries

    Corporate working needs alignment between various layers: the Board, the CXO layer, the VPs et al, managers and supervisors, and workers/ staff in general. Here’s

Meaningful Diversity

“I don’t care if you’re black, white, straight, bisexual, gay, lesbian, short, tall, fat, skinny, rich or poor. If you’re nice to me, I’ll be nice to you. Simple as that.” ― Robert Michaels Organizations avow by diversity – this [...]

January 2, 2016 Blog, Human Resources, Management

Risks & Innovation

“People who don’t take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year. People who do take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year.” ― Peter F. Drucker No risk no gain, goes the old adage. Innovation necessarily [...]

January 2, 2016 Blog, Innovation

Portals of the Strategists

“I live in the Managerial Age, in a world of “Admin.” The greatest evil is not now done in those sordid “dens of crime” that Dickens loved to paint. It is not done even in concentration camps and labour camps. [...]

January 2, 2016 Blog, Strategy

Management is Like Oxygen

“Unfortunately it’s also true to say that good management is a bit like oxygen – it’s invisible and you don’t notice its presence until it’s gone, and then you’re sorry.” ― Charles Stross Whatever is not managed is likely to [...]

January 2, 2016 Blog, Leadership

Unique People – Absolutely

“Too many companies believe people are interchangeable. Truly gifted people never are. They have unique talents. Such people cannot be forced into roles they are not suited for, nor should they be. Effective leaders allow great people to do the [...]

January 2, 2016 Blog, Human Resources
pluralism is a strength

Is Diversity a Great Thing?

If we move by folklore, by fads, Diversity is a great thing. It’s the done thing, an aspect all organizations ought to cherish, to be reflected in their workforce composition. Were one to look closer, and lo! – a different [...]

March 23, 2015 Blog, Board Level, Human Resources, Leadership
be one with nature

Value Nature – Stay Connected

Disconnect with nature, non-appreciation of its laws, can wreak havoc. We have experts talking of the Butterfly Effect, indicating the tenuous devious fine-balance way there is interconnectedness between various modules, systems, flora and fauna of our universe, our planet, our [...]

February 3, 2015 Blog, Competitiveness, Life Skills, Society, Sustainability
Be happy

Live to the Hilt – Be Happy

Don’t Worry, Be happy went the Grammy winning song. For the sheer thrill, the lyrics bring, as written by Bobby McFerrin: Here’s a little song I wrote You might want to sing it note for note Don’t worry be happy [...]

January 26, 2015 Blog, Life Skills, Society
what a child may become

Who Knows What A Child Can Become

The oft quoted life sketch of Albert Einstein, where the school teachers spurned the kid Albert, and where the grown-up Mr. Einstein shone like Venus the planet, is a case in point. History abounds with differently challenged children later on [...]

January 1, 2015 Blog, Human Resources, Leadership, Life Skills, Society
sensitive versus bullies

The Sensitive Shall Rule/ Be Ruled?

Those who care, are concerned about others, often stand exploitation and bullying by those who don’t. Now it ain’t this always, that the sensitive are weak or something, they are just more accommodating. Yes, a few times, the sensitive ones [...]

September 23, 2014 Blog, Leadership, Life Skills, Society