Be the change you want to see
Today is voting day in Delhi and soon in other states too. I hope all of you reading this blog have decided which party or rather which issues you will be casting your votes for and I hope even more ardently that you will actually go out and vote today.
Your 30 minutes could change our nation’s destiny so step out of your houses and get that ink on your fingernail. Don’t fool yourself with the usual alibis this time: no good candidates in the fray, unfamiliarity with larger issues, being too busy or simply that one’s vote hardly matters. Remember the system becomes corrupted because people refuse to take responsibility of fixing it; by abdicating the responsibility to vote, you are directly responsible for the kind of politicians and policies you get. So don’t just pray for things to change, change them with your vote this time.
Happiness at work
Just the other day, a friend and I were discussing the living cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar and his incredible feat of scoring 100 centuries (the record is unlikely to ever be broken, with the next most prolific century scorer being the retired Ricky Ponting with 71). A cricket buff himself, my friend believed Sachin’s magic ingredient has been happiness. “Look at him carefully when he is at the pitch,” he said. “He looks so happy!
The Reinvention of Vineet Nayar
Vineet Nayar walks into his new office in a pair of blue jeans and a blue-and-white check shirt. It’s a simple ground floor space in a building next to his home in Noida, east of Delhi, most unlike the swanky HCL Technologies office where he served as CEO until January. But Nayar isn’t complaining. This is the office of a philanthropic organisation, Sampark Foundation, he started with his wife, Anupama, in 2004.
Leading in turbulent times: How top managements...19 Nov Share Continue Reading
Employees First, Customers Second
In this Cover Story feature in Korea’s top business daily, The Maeil Business Newspaper, Vineet Nayar chronicles the story of HCL Technologies’s transformation, the Employees First philsophy and his future plans.
- Featured (20)
- Leadership & Business Lessons (82)
- Unconventional Leadership (23)
- My Video Posts (48)
- My Harvard Posts (38)
- Interviews & Events (98)
- Leaders of Today (34)
- Microblog (1)
Connect With Me
Former CEO HCL Tech,Founder Sampark Foundation, Author of Employees First, Customers Second.
- I’ve tried 2 do that all my life. Response 2 a crisis is in inspiration&aspirations-that’s what I’ll talk abt @#Mindrush 2013 @BT_India 3/3
- The response to crisis by the leaders@Samsung was not to panic but to inspire team with a bigger, bolder dream #Mindrush 2013 @BT_India 2/3
- Once on the verge of bankruptcy Samsung put this big poster in their offices that they would b bigger than Sony #Mindrush2013 @BT_India 1/3
- Getting ready for my session@#MindRush-Looks like a grt platform 2 share what works in leadership practice http://t.co/FopyU3vMMK @BT_India