Senior Living Spaces – India Catching Up, Slowly

Most people desire a happy and healthy lifestyle after retirement. Boredom is their major concern and the way the urban ecosystem is evolving, fun and companionship are a premium. Retired…

The Coconut Palm Man

In 1997, a small businessman was surprised by the performance of Deejay Farm’s hybrid coconut palms and advised his father to plant them in his four acre farm. Three years…

A Good Person CAN Win

One of the biggest dilemmas an employee, executive or an entrepreneur faces in real life, particularly in India, is – will I be able to survive and move ahead by…

Value for Many, Value for Money

Dr Kurien’s standard line to every Amul employee was: “Our first duty is to India; our second duty is to farmers and especially to the poorest in rural society; our…

The Gen Z Effect – Say Good Bye To Generational Divide

The Gen Z Effect on business could be as big as the fall of the Berlin Wall on world politics. In a way, it is the fall of the barrier…

Taleb Gyan in Jaipur

Nassim Nicholas Taleb of the Black Swan fame looked like he confused his Jaipur Literature Festival audience more than clarifying their doubts with his pet theories of uncertainty, randomness and…

Academic Insights Should Have Impact on Practice

Tarun Khanna, the Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor at the Harvard Business School, was the only business school professor at JLF. He is one of the very few Indians who has…

Deconstructing the Magic of the Jaipur Literature Festival

This year’s Jaipur Literature Festival, JLF for the regulars, was truly magical – a   charming blast of the best of world and Indian literature, cinema, current affairs, music, conflict, food…