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The 3 most important drivers of innovation…. location, location, location?

on Monday, August 18, 2014
There are reflections from my reading of Indian PM Modi's Independence Day Speech delivered August 15, 2014.
See the original article printed in the Atlantic Weekly's online publication, Quartz.

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s independence day speech from the Red For set a distinctly modern tone. This was a speech focused on the realities of India, and its modern aspiration: Women’s rights and safety, manufacturing and banking for the poor, ubiquitous broadband and access. He underscored reforms such as the disbanding of the Planning Commission, and its replacement with the National Development Reforms Commission.

Resiliency - Reflections During The Commonwealth Games

on Friday, August 1, 2014

I was asked a series of questions by the Times Of India about my sporting days when the current Commonwealth Games swung around (I was a gold medalist and record holder in rifle shooting for India), including the inevitable "why did you leave?" question. Here is my original response the the questions:

“Don’t dwell on the past, or worry about the future - just take the shot at hand.”
“Maintain your equanimity - no need to celebrate the great shot, or fret about the bad one. Just learn from the last shot and keep going.”