Amazon, Tesla, SuperMario, Yusra Mardini and TechWars: Determinism in Business

“Free will” apart from its daily usage, has ancient philosophical origins. The ancient thinkers on the “problem of free will” wanted to prove that humans have control of their decisions and actions. So if you bought a table, changed a job, created a revolution, supported a political movement, you did it because you wanted to.Continue reading “Amazon, Tesla, SuperMario, Yusra Mardini and TechWars: Determinism in Business”

The Revolutions in the Business World: Musk, Big-Tech, Robinhood, Public Companies and Credit Schemes

In the 13th Century the word was first noted to describe the movement of celestial bodies originating from France. In 1450 for the first time, it was used in the context of a change in the social order and status. REVOLUTION. It’s been used in various contexts since then from upending the social order in FranceContinue reading “The Revolutions in the Business World: Musk, Big-Tech, Robinhood, Public Companies and Credit Schemes”

After the Dust Settles: Sberbank, Egypt, Netflix, Future of Tech and Indian Cricket

No matter how interested you were or otherwise, all of us in India got a consistent dose of leadership lessons in the last week as a result of India miraculously winning the cricket series in Australia. For me the true winners in ascending order were, the Indian cricket team, the rejuvenated sport of Test Cricket andContinue reading “After the Dust Settles: Sberbank, Egypt, Netflix, Future of Tech and Indian Cricket”

Batteries, Blockchain, Ads, Medicines and Nuclear Power: The Week’s Most Interesting

The ability to predict the future is crucial. It is the crucible on which every leader whether corporate or global is measured. But the crystal ball of the real world is bound by a hundred variables and that makes it supremely complex. From the decline of West Indian cricket to the over dependence of middle eastern countries on oil,Continue reading “Batteries, Blockchain, Ads, Medicines and Nuclear Power: The Week’s Most Interesting”

Tesla, Nikola, Lazarus, Putin and the end of Neo-Liberal Economics: The Week’s Most Interesting

I will spare you my introduction monologue, because I think the articles would do justice by themselves. This week I take you through 2 very interesting comparisons in Business, valuation and politics. The comparisons are not competitions, they are comparisons of ideology and thought processes.  A vs B is not always about which is better, but sometimes,Continue reading “Tesla, Nikola, Lazarus, Putin and the end of Neo-Liberal Economics: The Week’s Most Interesting”