Why Reopening America in the Summer of 2020?

Today all US states have reopened partially after two months of lockdown. This has left many of our readers worldwide wondering why America is reopening when Coronavirus infections and deaths keep increasing ? Here are some thoughts on this question:

Fiat needs re-positioning after Pope’s endorsement

We had celebrated the election of Pope Francis in an earlier post and it is a joy to see the”kindness” impact he has been having in the world for not just Catholics, but all people. The Papal visit to the US created¬† an amazing buzz ¬†and his using a Fiat is a big celebrity endorsementContinue reading “Fiat needs re-positioning after Pope’s endorsement”

Power did not corrupt Mandela: lesson in leadership

Every leader in business or public life must wonder at the enormous global goodwill and affection on display at the Nelson Mandela funeral today. What was it in Mandela that inspired people worldwide? Mandela was one leader who power did not corrupt. But first some background about the quote " Power tends to corrupt andContinue reading “Power did not corrupt Mandela: lesson in leadership”

The election of Pope Francis of Argentina signals globalization

  The election of Pope Francis of Argentina ( earlier Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio) today signals globalization of the Catholic Church  in several special ways. This despite the ancient smoke signals used to communicate the progress of the Pope's election. This is the very first time that a Pope is elected from outside Europe. Pope FrancisContinue reading “The election of Pope Francis of Argentina signals globalization”

Google does not judge you : the “MahaMac Gandhi” query

The awesome power of Google and the other search engines in not merely in showing you some answer for whatever might be your question but the total "non-judgemental" nature of the Internet search experience. Ask anything, for  example, the"MahaMac Gandhi" query that attracted one creative searcher to this blog. I guess this blog is fairlyContinue reading “Google does not judge you : the “MahaMac Gandhi” query”

India-Pakistan Cricket Match seen by 1 Billion TV audience

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Gandhi, Indian commonwealth games, Melinda Gates – how will a new democracy like Afghanistan really look like?

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Eat,Pray and Love author’s book “Committed” and Buyer-Seller Relationships

var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-857684-6']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl&#039; : 'http://www&#039;) + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })(); The movie Eat,Pray and Love opens tomorrow. The author Elizabeth Gilbert has another book out calledContinue reading “Eat,Pray and Love author’s book “Committed” and Buyer-Seller Relationships”

Jack Welch and the “Buy-Make-Sell” sell for non-profits

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Rick Warren and “It’s a Wonderful Life”

Yesterday was Christmas Eve and  I was watching Tim Russert’s Meet the Press with   "Faith in America" that had Rick Warren of the "The Purpose Driven Life" and Jon Meacham the Editor of Newsweek. "The Purpose Driven Life" is the all time best selling hardcover book in America according to MSNBC and is featured atContinue reading “Rick Warren and “It’s a Wonderful Life””