Destroy the template

Not everything has a template in life. A template is a crunch. It might be a supportive friend, a boss who knows that one is not blazing the trail, a reporting deliverable which is rehashed. Create a fresh report. Identify dead weight and reboot. Life does not offer many opportunities. Reflection in this distraction friendly … More Destroy the template

‘Let us make a mistake’: Omani women lead an (Sh)entrepreneurial evening of stories and conversations

Entrepreneurship is a perennial buzz word bordering on rhetorical fatigue , in the traditional discourse on employment generation and business literature. There are plenty of entrepreneurship forums and platforms such as TiE on a global basis. A select few focus on women and their stories regarding their journeys in the big bad world of business. … More ‘Let us make a mistake’: Omani women lead an (Sh)entrepreneurial evening of stories and conversations

Reframing the Learning Curve: Lessons for the Post Text Era

Radical value needs the breakthrough idea, which is beyond business as usual, as per definition. The idea comes when, focus and context, merge at an inflection point. Reflection, very much a core methodological tenet in sociology has practical import. Only, when we know several data points from across disciplines, then the awareness dawns upon us … More Reframing the Learning Curve: Lessons for the Post Text Era

Modi ji gave Migrant Workers Half Day Leave, and it’s brilliant

Heard some folks complain and saw a meme on Facebook as well (the pettiness of diaspora politics) about migrant construction workers getting half day leave as was petitioned by the Indian Embassy here requesting leave as Modi was in town. Outside the country, we are all Indian citizens and Modi is our Prime Minister, irrespective … More Modi ji gave Migrant Workers Half Day Leave, and it’s brilliant

Positioning Oman: Modi’s Charm Offensive in Muscat

Prime Minister Modi has spoken to diaspora audiences from Madison Square Garden in NYC to the Singapore Expo, which I missed then. Fortunately, I was here today, to witness and document the address to the Indian Diaspora here in Muscat, all of whom are Indian Passport holders, including blue collar construction labor who were brought … More Positioning Oman: Modi’s Charm Offensive in Muscat

Positioning Oman: Modi’s Charm Offensive in Muscat

Prime Minister Modi has spoken to diaspora audiences from Madison Square Garden in NYC to the Singapore Expo, which I missed then. Fortunately, I was here today, to witness and document the address to the Indian Diaspora here in Muscat, all of whom are Indian Passport holders, including blue collar construction labor who were brought … More Positioning Oman: Modi’s Charm Offensive in Muscat