No two businesses in the world are alike. This is because their Cultural DNA, defined by the combination of the business proposition and the entrepreneur, is unique. This is why even identical competing businesses are fundamentally different. The Cultural DNA of a business is set at the beginning – after all the in the early… Read More


Great team with the wrong strategy gets to the goal fast but wrong end of the stick. Bad team with a good strategy gets somewhere but never reaches the goal. Bad team with a bad strategy stand in the middle of the battle field to be culled – they never go nowhere. Great team with… Read More


Prince William and Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton visited New York first time in their lives this December. I had the honour to meet them individually on two seperate occasions. Meeting Kate at a private lunch at consul generals penthouse was a surreal experience as its a rare treat to speak with the royals informally… Read More


During my travels in Bali this winter I wandered into an ancient temple in Ubud – the Saraswati temple. Goddess Saraswati is the Hindu goddess of Knowledge and wisdom. The surroundings were beautiful, calm and spiritual – a perfect place for inner reflection. In the temple courtyard was a pond with sublime lotus flowers in… Read More