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Does Health Education Need a Check Up?

As we began to see our idea of travel and transportation evolve from a mechanical box on wheels to a connected smart system of hyper loops, self driving cars and space travel- we also noticed changes in the way their foundations are taught. The Royal College of Arts, London transforming their “Transportation and Auto-Design” course into “intelligent mobility” is just […]

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Google Baba Ki Jai ( Praise Google!! ) 

On a recent trip to the Dehradun region-about 150 kms into the mountainous Barsu village, we found ourselves off the grid when we stopped for chai. The shopkeeper serving tea and Maggi seemed functionally literate and operated a feature phone. This area had no data network. Despite his lack of access, he shared how the footfall to his stall had increased substantially, thanks to Google reviews. And […]

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Hopes For My Daughter 

Let us use 8th March as a day to redefine our world. As my young adult learns to negotiate life at a  foreign university I hope my wishes for her find resonance with others who believe in creating a new and more equitable world order. I hope you experience diversity in a way that promotes curiosity and fuels you to create an inclusive […]

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Musings of a Wanderer

Like everyone else, the Pandemic presented me with an opportunity to see myself in a new light. Armed with little else but my camera, I set out solo to explore both familiar and unseen locations. This time I had two luxuries – time, and no definite agenda.  I saturated my senses in the experiences completely before my photographer instincts could […]

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The Charm of a ‘Dogged’ Life

I have never more closely thought about all the different connotations of the adverb ’doggedly’ than in the past year. This query was inspired since we adopted a highly energetic 6-month-old female Labrador and learnt to ‘doggedly’ become masterful at several things previously ignored. 1. We learnt to dumb down and simplify, rediscover the inner child without getting caught up in […]

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The Covid-19 Leadership Code

“You know the greatest danger facing us is ourselves, and irrational fear of the unknown. There is no such thing as the unknown. Only things temporarily hidden, temporarily not understood.” James T. Kirk Much like the Starship Enterprise  led by Captain Kirk with a mandate to ‘boldly go where no man has gone before’, the Covid-19 leader faces a similar task; […]

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Transforming Perspectives at the Brink

While Covid 19 has truly overturned the world order, it has also provided humanity a unique opportunity to pause, reflect and re calibrate. For me, a volunteering opportunity to deliver food to slums in Bangalore, provided many insights I would not have ordinarily imagined. As the lockdown was announced, a pair of 25 year olds, got together to donate free meals […]

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Storytelling : A Key Leadership Trait in Challenging Times

“I HAVE A DREAM” that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed. We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal Martin Luther King’s simple yet prophetic STORY captured the imagination of a nation where inequality and racism were the norm. His oratory skills and powerful narrative were the instruments that literally […]

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Six Trends to get amplified in a post Covid19 World

Despite the fact that the Covid19 pandemic has forced self- isolation and disrupted businesses and enterprises across geographies, the irony is that it has truly served to unite the world with common concerns. This crisis will force business leaders to evaluate their business, be it setting goals & objectives or systems and processes. It will help them decide what they […]

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The Yin Code of Effective Leadership

Virginia Woolf once said, ‘A feminist is any woman who can tell the truth about her life.’ As the world celebrates International Women’s Day, I wish to acknowledge certain key principles I learnt from some of the remarkable women in my life. While many may not be ‘feminist’ in the modern context of the world, they are uncompromising in presenting […]

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