I was standing near the buffet table with a few fellow volunteers, eating my first helping of food laid out to celebrate Stanford Business School Alumni Consulting Team’s 30th anniversary, when a young man came up and introduced himself as Jonathan Levin. I recognized his name as the recently… Continue reading
This article focuses on the India chapter of the book because was written for publication in “India Today”, an Indian magazine, in which it appeared in the November 23rd issue. The book presents a substantial analysis for each country mentioned below.
Rags to riches stories are anomalies… Continue reading
I was bobbing and weaving between a throng of walkers bent forward, huffing and puffing up Hayes Hill, the most difficult half-mile section of the Bay to Breakers in San Francisco that starts near the bay and goes for 7.5 miles to the ocean. It’s a century old festive road-race… Continue reading
I had the first surgery in my life, a laparoscopic hernia repair, done at Marin General Hospital on December 5, 2012. Otherwise, I am a healthy, very active 73 year old man. Although I have not fully healed, I believe the surgery was successful. But seven weeks… Continue reading
“Start again. Start again. Start again with a calm mind, an alert mind, a vigilant mind, a balanced and eqanimous mind. Be patient, be persistent and consistent. You are bound to succeed, you are bound to succeed”. I can’t tell you how many times I… Continue reading
As I hit my second serve I heard a loud “fault” from the side of the court even though the serve was in the box. It was the short, assertive roving umpire in the official blue jacket who had arrived unnoticed and called a foot fault. “Its… Continue reading
The primary purpose of capital markets is to bring together investors and businesses to serve their interests while promoting production, distribution and economic growth. To me, an investor is someone, a person or institution, like Warren Buffet, who does a careful analysis of a… Continue reading