Addressing the Solid Waste Management Crisis in India

In 2015, the global production of solid waste amounted to 1.3 billion tons. A detailed analysis of this figure reveals a considerable difference in the waste production of high-income and low/middle-income countries. The former have a per-capita figure which, in some cases, is eight-fold higher than that of the latter. For instance, an individual in … More Addressing the Solid Waste Management Crisis in India

Why private equity funds and banks are wooing former head honchos of India Inc to manage their investments

He began his professional life selling soaps in Godrej; then rode the public-private partnership wave that swept Indian infrastructure in early 2000 as managing director of Gammon Infrastructure Projects for close to a decade before moving on to help investment bank Enam conceptualise its fledgling infra fund; then hopped onto Welspun to stabilise its infrastructure … More Why private equity funds and banks are wooing former head honchos of India Inc to manage their investments

How Senior Executives Find Time to Be Creative

The number-one attribute CEOs look for in their incoming workforce (according to an IBM survey of more than 1,500 CEOs across 33 industries and 60 countries) is not discipline, integrity, intelligence, or emotional intelligence. It’s creativity. After all, every company wants to be at the forefront of its industry and on the cutting edge of innovation. … More How Senior Executives Find Time to Be Creative

The Present and the Future for mHealth in Underserved Markets

mHealth is at a significant inflection point. With 7 billion mobile phone subscriptions world-wide, there are more than 165,000 mobile health apps now available, almost doubling over the last two years. High mobile penetration and good level of computing capacity available in even basic cell phones make way for tremendous untapped possibilities to impact healthcare … More The Present and the Future for mHealth in Underserved Markets

The Myth of Getting Out of Your Comfort Zone

Human Suffering and Transcendent Purpose You’ve heard it a million billion times before. Just get out of your comfort zone and hey presto! Life will fix itself. Unfortunately, it’s a myth. It’s not even wrong. It’s right, but… Hard Work Doesn’t Equal Success. Mattering Can Transcend It. …it’s just a baby step. Its really just a … More The Myth of Getting Out of Your Comfort Zone