There has been a lot of brouhaha recently about the status of women in India. As is human (and media) wont, all the attention has been on the dark side of the matter – female infanticide, child marriage, female literacy, sexual harassment and rape. Perhaps, on this particular issue, all the sensationalist discussion is needed – to… Continue reading Another Discourse in a Tuk-Tuk
The video of #MakeInIndia: Indian cultural performance at the Inaugural Session of Hannover Messe has been doing the rounds on social media with many proud Indians showcasing the grand pageantry that took place on April 12, 2015. At the time of writing, the YouTube video had received over 100,000 clicks. I saw the video too… Continue reading #AddInIndia to #MakeInIndia
LinkedIn is running a Pulse series where professionals share all the right – and wrong – ways to leave a job. This is a subject I have been reflecting on for over a year now as the realisation began to set in that I was approaching my sell-by date. Since LinkedIn has invited contributions to… Continue reading Reflections on approaching my sell-by date!
Everything has a context. Failure to take the context into account and blindly apply strategies known to have worked in the past often leads to well….failure! Of course, a lot depends on the objectives. Now, as I understand it, the objective of economic policy is to increase economic welfare. To date, a stable rate of… Continue reading Why the Hindu rate of growth may not be so bad after all!
Youth tends to gravitate to where the jobs (read money) are. With the exception of a few talented souls who are clear where their calling is, the majority follow the hype into fields such as advanced management degrees or computer engineering. The result? Well, gazing into the crystal ball reveals a world where there are few… Continue reading Crystal Ball Gazing Into the Job Market!