Four For Friday (30)

This series took two weeks off due to urgent travels, but we are back now. This week’s readings discuss Purpose and Meaning. Fast Company interviewed several entrepreneurs who believe they have created businesses that mean something to their customers. These are not just stories about underserved consumers; these are stories about people who could not […]

Art or Science?

Is management an art or a science? This is the direction in which the conversation in the comments section of an earlier post on Recession-proofing Your Career veered. The answer, just as with other questions in life, is not clear cut, nor all-pleasing at all times. But to me, the question should be different. Are […]

Look, we have made the Leap!

Happy New (Leap) Year, Readers and Blog-friends! May your quotidian life be as you desire it to be. What are your plans for that extra day we have this year? And Happy Birthday to the modern world’s most influential 25-year old – TCP/ IP. A full switchover to this open-architecture protocol, which enables the internet […]

Lost in translation?

Long post alert! As information overload grows, it seems the world is getting lost in translation. This confusion and lack of clear communication goes beyond linguistic and grammatical faux pas. The problem is more serious and manifests in many ways. However the smallest hope of comprehension finds itself inextricably lodged in the cracks, some feel […]

Farmaceuticals..

Yes, I know that post title should have been followed by ‘sic‘ in brackets. I can spell fine but before ‘pharming‘ was cruelly hijacked by ‘phishers’, it used to imply a combination of the agricultural methods with advanced biotechnology. This involves insertion, into plants and animals, of genetic material that would code for useful drug […]