In his era Leonard da Vinci, traversed the world of arts and sciences to manifest his genius in extraordinary ways. Although da Vinci was an adviser to governments on scientific matters he had simply no interest in social sciences and politics. As an inventor his thinking was mainly reductionist. Science can be mapped into two … Continue reading The Magic of Systems Thinking
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“The addictive pathways in neuroscience whilst using your cell phone are the same as those pressed in action while consuming opioids”, said Dr. Monica Sharma, an epidemiologist and former Director for Leadership development at the United Nations whilst commencing a workshop on transformational leadership. She invoked each of the participants to switch off their mobile … Continue reading On Taking a Digital Sabbath
World over, Corporate Social Responsibility has become such a buzzword and its acronym CSR has become all pervasive, but how far can CSR help in bringing about desired change in improving the condition of our planet and its inhabitants? The antecedents of CSR are varied. In India, in a landmark amendment of the Company Act … Continue reading Looking Beyond CSR
Consultants are often the butt of jokes and although the consulting profession has rapidly evolved over time, myths on consultants and the consulting industry prevail. Consultants can add value in ways others would find difficult to. Check out this piece to find out just how consultants manage to do so.
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This year, the start of the Easter break saw me, my wife and my daughter board EasyJet’s non-stop flight from Geneva to Split, Croatia. When the idea of visiting Croatia was first proposed, I was unsure. After all, as a student, I had travelled to former Yugoslavia and Eastern Europe was not priority. My family, … Continue reading A Dalmatian Sojourn