Corruption and how to nip it

Corruption is endemic today. It’s not India Shining, but Corruption Rising. There are financial irregularities being unearthed every other day. Earlier, only Bofors hit the international headlines. Today, it’s the 2G spectrum, the illegal mining in Goa and Bellary and the current flavour Coalgate, among many others.

So what makes India and Indians so prone to corruption?… Continue reading

‘Do One Thing’ to save the world

Have you heard of Kevin Roberts? He is a veritable thought leader in the world of WWW. As the Worldwide CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi, the famous creative agency, he leads a team of 6000 people in 140 offices across 76 countries. On his blog, two years ago, he asked everyone to opt for the Do One Thing (DOT) approach to sustainability.… Continue reading

The Power of Full Engagement

Books give me the best company. And one such book that I came across the other day was quite a revelation. Aptly titled ‘The Power of Full Engagement’, it said that one has to manage one’s energy, not time, to perform better and improve oneself. The authors, Jim Loehr and Tony Schwartz, did a masterful job of using statistics and clinical knowledge to drive home this point.… Continue reading

Sporting encounters

I love cricket since childhood. So much so that when I could afford it, I even managed to buy a cricket team (Belagaavi Panthers) for the Karnataka Premier League in 2009. But that’s another story for another day. The point of this blog is to show you the benefits of cricketing rules and regulations in the boardroom.… Continue reading