Ramadan Mubarak 1442H

This time last year, I had been discharged from the hospital and had spent 2 weeks in isolation waiting for my “double negative” test results. By then, all I wanted was to be home in time for Eid. Looking back, there is so much to be grateful for. The gift of life, of being with …

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2021 | Week 10

There is a series of three lectures by Clayton Christensen which he delivered at Said Business School a few years ago. In the first one, unsurprisingly, he discusses the theory he is best known for: disruptive innovation. The second talks about management and the panda’s thumb – practices which were developed because they may have …

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2021/Week 9

Bill Gates has released his green manifesto in the book “How to Avoid a Climate Disaster”. I haven’t read it yet and I am fairly confident that I won’t be able to come around to reading it either, but there’s enough on the internet to know what he wants. The key premise he talks about …

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2021/Week 7

Gong Xi Fa Cai Not sure how it is in the part of the world you live in, but where I am, Chinese New Year is the biggest social event on the calendar. Of course, I know this quite well now after living in Singapore for more than a couple of years now. But I …

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2021/Week 6

In the near future of work, to what extent do we see employers being liable for ensuring employee health and well-being? The world is still in the throes of the pandemic, but some parts which have been fortunate to experience a relatively lower incidence of infections and mortality have been resuming economic activity. This includes …

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2021/Week 5

January is over. Capitol Hill got stormed but America has a new president now. Back home, some said that the protesting farmers rampaging Red Fort on Republic Day was a repeat of the Capitol Hill siege. Well. The good news is that the pandemic is over in India – it may well be one of …

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