In my career of over 35 years I have come across a multitude of interpretations of the word “ Entrepreneurship” and never have I seen a word so loosely interpreted as this. In all my research of over three decades into unravelling what really makes an entrepreneur and my interactions with various entrepreneurs all acrossContinue reading “UNRAVELING THE ENTREPRENEURIAL MINDSET”
You cannot tell a hungry child that you gave him food yesterday. This Zimbabwean proverb tells it all of how far we have been successful in alleviating human sufferings in spite of all the talk and good intentions of giving the future generations a better tomorrow. A few days back I saw this image ofContinue reading “The question is not what our ancestors left for us, but “what will we leave for our children”?”
It’s been 6 months since the first reports of the outbreak of Corona virus and humanity is still to come to terms with the realities, uncertainties and the long-term impact of the invisible threat. It is indeed an irony that as an evolved species, mankind is treading cautiously and slowly opening up to the harshContinue reading “IN THE AFTERMATH OF CORONAVIRUS, WHAT WILL IT TAKE FOR LEADERSHIP TO DEAL WITH THE CONSEQUENCES”
GIVEN THE CHALLENGES OF DOING BUSINESS IN THE POST PANDEMIC ENVIRONMENT, WHAT WILL BE THE CRITICAL REASONS FOR ENTREPRENEURIAL FAILURE?
It’s been six months since the first report of the Corona virus and mankind is still to come to a concise understanding of how to deal with the pandemic. For all the brouhaha over imminent breakthroughs in finding a medical solution to the virus, somewhere wisdom brings home the message that we have to learnContinue reading “GIVEN THE CHALLENGES OF DOING BUSINESS IN THE POST PANDEMIC ENVIRONMENT, WHAT WILL BE THE CRITICAL REASONS FOR ENTREPRENEURIAL FAILURE?”
A few years back I visited my childhood friend in Vancouver BC, who runs a chain of franchises of various food retailing brands. Just before my visit , he had been to San Jose to attend a one-week residential training program for self-development at one of the top training companies. I could not resist myContinue reading “Failure is not CATASTROPHIC. But FAILURE to learn from failure is.”
Success in the post pandemic era will require many competencies like creativity, life – long learning and collaboration skills to name a few. One competence that is worth a special mention is the ability to solve complex problems and there are very sound reasons for this. People solve all types of problems, every day, allContinue reading “COMPLEX PROBLEM SOLVING: A CORE EXECUTIVE SKILL IN THE POST PANDEMIC ERA”
What is it that will make Organizations RELEVANT and RESOURCEFUL in the post Covid Business Environment.
By all indications, the future of mankind and businesses depends on how individuals and institutions learn to live in an economy characterized by rapid unpredictable changes where strife, hardship, discontent, volatility, uncertainty and chaos will be an everyday affair. Going forward, at a macro level, I envisage the following broad changes that will gain momentumContinue reading “What is it that will make Organizations RELEVANT and RESOURCEFUL in the post Covid Business Environment.”
What the world is witnessing today is a global economic and health pandemic and it falls upon leadership at all levels to take on itself the easing of people’s fears and leading them through the uncertainty. Given the disrupting forces that accompany the pandemic, it calls for business leaders to be even more respectful andContinue reading “Is ENTREPRENEURIAL LEADERSHIP the answer to the leadership challenges in the post Covid era?”
As I write this article amidst the Armageddon of a Pandemic which is only adding misery to the already looming global recession, the only thing that is certain is the uncertainty regarding when will all this end and the global economy getting back to normal. As a business community we are tempted to envisage anContinue reading “In a post Covid environment “Agility” is the Key to Entrepreneurial Success”
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