It was an honour to be invited to the inaugural summit of Obama Foundation by former US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. The foundations mission is to inspire and empower people to change their world. Huge emphasis is on our voices being heard, the art of story telling and starting with helping… Read More

Where do good ideas come from? Not from any moment of genius. Not at stroke of midnight during full lunar eclipse. Not taking entrepreneurship lessons in a ivy league business school. Ideas can come to anybody anytime anywhere. But you Gotta do something about it. Thomas Edison said ideation without execution is hallucination. To ideate… Read More

Who are you really? Who you are is more important than what you do. I don’t read CVs and try to avoid using search engines prior to meeting people. It takes the fun out of meeting, dilutes the element of surprise and potential serendipity. Even when the meeting happens I rarely ask people what you… Read More

To reduce poverty and increase living standards of the vast majority in the world we cannot just rely on globalisation as the answer. Politicians have used FDI as an excuse over the years for lack of fiscal resources. What governments need to do is create provisions and processes to encourage ideas coming forward. New ideas,… Read More