The OWL Despatch

Patience Play

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It is 15 days since the new year. I am tempted to ask you how your new year resolutions are holding up. But I wont go there. I would rather tempt you with a fascinating piece I read. Fifty Two fantastic (if not eye popping) stories that I am willing to bet you will enjoy. Read more

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To the future in 2019

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To the Future 2019

So, a brand new year is upon us. Let’s get on with it. That’s the mood that fills me today.The operative word for me this year is PLAY. I wrote about that earlier today and was quite taken by how many people it resonated with.  At our very core, we all love ‘Play’. It symbolizes Read more

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Love is in the Air

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Its that time of the year. That’s the most dependable cliche that one can use during this time of the year and get away with murder! From guilt-free dunking of the 39th helping of the plum cake to indulging my little miss in tall tales of real unicorns! Love is in the air.  All said Read more

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Staying Human

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Staying human in organizations requires reflection

I am emerging from Diwali’s ghee laden sugar cesspools. Pardon me if I am a trifle slow for a few days. Actually, do me a favour and blame it on the ghee.  Its only human you see. The damn sweets were too inviting to give them a miss.  Even as I try to draw a lame Read more

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15 and counting

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The 15th edition of OWL focusses on behavioural economics

Do you recall the conversation we had when I first talked to you about the newsletter? Do you recall whether you were given choice to opt yourself in to receive this? Or was the question posed in such a way that you had been co-opted to receive it and you had to opt-out to keep Read more

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#MeToo Futures

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MeToo movements how will we cope

The rate at which some skeletons have been tumbling out of the #MeToo cupboards have caused me to wonder how strong the cupboards have been. The intensity of the outpouring, a friend told me, is only a fraction of what festers beneath the surface. She was emphatic and I effortlessly nodded away in agreement. We Read more

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Questions from my daughter

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Mahatma Gandhi Facebook and AI

It was daughter-daddy day out yesterday. I had optimistic notions of being able to send out this newsletter after spending some time with her introducing Gandhi to her, on his birthday. It didn’t quite pan out the way I had thought it would.   We went to Mani Bhavan. A house that Mahatma Gandhi frequented during Read more