Category: Guest Corner

It is the CO2, Stupid!

This is a guest post by Rik van Hemmen. Rik is the President and Senior Partner at Martin, Ottaway, van Hemmen & Dolan, Inc.  His Areas of specialization include maritime and forensic engineering, human factors, vehicle design and operations, and environmental systems engineering and economic. Concern over global warming is valid....

The Old Is Scared of The Brave New World

Habits of a lifetime are difficult to change. And yet; I am trying. And trying. But not with much success! A major part of my sixty odd years have been spent absorbing information from sources that I have long been familiar with. Newspapers. Magazines. Newsreels produced by the Films Division...

Learning Curves: Four Tips for Success

Jean Kelley is a leadership development practitioner in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA. Watch for the release of her new book, Discover the Leader in You, and check out her last book, Look Leap Lead. How You Will Personally Succeed and Learn as a New Leader The crucial thing to remember is...

Wah, Ustaad Wah!

About the Author: “Mr K. C. Verma is a close friend, author of  “Stories I wouldn’t tell my mother” and ex-chief of R&AW. I don’t know what to call myself, but some name like Malter Witty might be appropriate. You see, I have a serious mental affliction. Whenever I am struck...

The Demonetization of Yours Truly

About the Author: “Mr K. C. Verma is a close friend, author of  “Stories I wouldn’t tell my mother” and ex-chief of R&AW. J’Accuse the Prime Minister of creating havoc in my life with the bombshell that he dropped on November 8. Sir, you must have had your reasons for doing...

Leaders and Talk Around the Dinner Table

Do you talk about your boss at the dinner table? Most people do. Do you talk about political figures around the dinner table? Most people do. Conversations about trust, inspiration, likeability, honor and deceit are covered nightly, all over the world at the dinner table. Are these people setting an...

Do You Have A Problem?

About the Author: “Mr K. C. Verma is a close friend, author of  “Stories I wouldn’t tell my mother” and ex-chief of R&AW. There is a common misconception going around – that communication between a woman and a man improves with time. It is further believed, quite erroneously, that if the...

Forget Time Management…Are You Managing Your Energy?

Phrases like “manage your time,” and “do more with less” have become buzzwords in some business cultures. The idea is that if you can manage your time, you’ll be more productive in all areas of life. In other words, if you can manage time well you can push yourself to...

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Bedroom Shenanigans of the Elderly Kind

About the Author: Mr K C Verma is a former Chief of the R&AW “There it is! There it is!” screamed my wife, as she quickly climbed onto the bed. I too jumped up from my chair and awkwardly clambered on to the writing table. In my hurry, I stepped on...

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Twelve Characteristics of Successful Leaders

 “The question is not whether we are able to change but whether we are changing fast enough.”     ~Angela Merkel When you hear the word “leadership,” what does it mean to you?  Have you determined how to be the leader who stands out? The leader who makes rock steady relationships? Our...