Ordinary People, Extraordinary Contributions

Ordinary People, Extraordinary Contributions

January 12, 2014 |
On January 3, 1957, Dalip Singh Saund, an immigrant to the United States born in a small village in the Punjab province of British India was sworn into office as member of the U.S. House of Representatives. He was the… Read more
The Power of our Community

The Power of our Community

January 6, 2014 |
The key ingredient for a community’s political power is its foundation. If you look at Jewish Americans, African Americans, and Latino Americans one aspect of their political involvement that cuts across these groups - they invest in their young. For… Read more
Reimagining India

Reimagining India

January 1, 2014 |
The frenzied optimism of the past decade for the “Indian experiment” has now given way to disappointment amongst observers ofIndiainside and outside the country. There is mounting frustration thatIndia’s promise could be fading. “WillIndiafulfill its true potential?” is the repeated… Read more
Challenging Capitalists with Pay it Forward

Challenging Capitalists with Pay it Forward

December 27, 2013 |
MR Rangaswami, Indiaspora founder, invited me to India to address the technology community assembled at Nasscom NPC in October. I was honored to come, but wasn’t sure how my  message of peer-to-peer generosity would resonate with the crowd of enterprising… Read more
Comfort in Complexity

Comfort in Complexity

November 19, 2013 |
Three days after our marriage, Kavitha and I moved to Mumbai. We lived there for about 100 days and then we moved on toKuala LumpurinMalaysia (Damansara Jaya in Petaling Jaya to be very precise) The Mumbai experience was twenty years… Read more
The Dharma & Karma of Leadership

The Dharma & Karma of Leadership

November 10, 2013 |
If you read the newspapers, watch the news, consume information on the web, you are quickly besieged by a sea of pessimism.  We carry this over in our workplaces, our communities and unfortunately in our personal lives as well.  … Read more