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Politics

A truth(less) world

​The other day while glancing through the website of my alma mater I chanced across a headline that read like this. ‘Trustworthy advice for a post-truth world’. It was an interesting headline one that made me think for sometime.  Disruption is an act of nature. If you see the world around us, everything is in […]

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Economy

Why I hate M&A?

I am a big big opponent of mergers and acquisitions and no matter whatever is being promised, most often people who spend day and night striving to build the company end up paying a heavy price.

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Hope

Worst Case Scenario

We all have a tendency to get carried away whenever disaster strikes our lives. We tend to think and ponder over the worst that could/may happen. We tend to think much ahead and ponder over a time that might happen and the consequences that may occur subsequently.

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Politics

Politics: Left, Right, Straight, etc.

I have followed politics since the time I can remember yet I was never enamored by it. My FB profile states me as a ‘Liberal by mind and a Conservative’ by heart. I have spend a lot of time in my life trying to understand what is the difference between both the right and left […]

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Hope

Confrontation

Is face-to-face confrontation a good thing? This is a perennial question always being asked in management circles. Most of the time from what I have seen or heard from till now, leaders/managers try to avoid face to face confrontation by delegating it to soft forms like email, letters or even delegating it to HR or […]

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Religion

We SHOULD do better

Have you ever wondered that whenever you do something in life, for you or for others, whether or not you are giving it your 100% ? Have you ever thought that whatever you did for them is not enough and you could do better? I believe many of you would have thought on the same […]

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Hope Religion

Leadership Lessons from Jesus

One of the biggest drawbacks about the world that we live in is the fact that we are bereft of any good leaders. Every now and then, in each generation we have certain gifted people that emerge with great promise to redefine the human march to progress. They leave behind a great deal of teachings […]

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Uncategorized

Never ever say NO

We live in a risk averse world. These days, whenever something of significance is announced, one can find a million dissenting voices that threaten to drown the ones that support them. Living in North America and working in oilsands, I am no foreigner to these type of voices. Anything we do, or not do, are […]

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Politics

Anarchism and Leadership

Anarchists are true leaders. They show the society that the status quo isn’t working for them. They clearly point out that the system needs an overhaul and change is inevitable. But they don’t run away from their message and they remain laser focussed on their objectives.