Rat Race: MBA. CFA. Real Talent.

By the names alone, we should already have an idea of what they are all about. I mean, I’m talking about what recruitment firms like Robert Walters is referring to as options for business professionals seeking to better their careers. And, it is either the MBA or Master in Business Administration, or the CFA or…

Who is Microsoft’s Satya Nadella?

No. We’re not here to discuss Satya Nadella’s roots or educational background, but to at least have some kind of idea on what kind of leadership he could bring to Microsoft. As we all know, just a couple of days ago, Nadella was named as the software giant’s new Chief Executive. Did it surprise you?…

Venturing with John Doerr

John, who? Well, yes, not many people knows billionaire John Doerr, one of Silicon Valley’s most revered Venture Capitalist specially from 2005 to 2009 when he was either ranked number 1 or 2 on the Midas List. So, here… Since being a cornerstone of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, he’s backed up some of the…

Margaret Thatcher: The Iron Lady

While the world saw one of its most recognizable Leaders pass away last April 8, friends and foes flooded the media on what kind of legacy Britain’s first and only female prime minister actually left behind. Yet, what many failed to consider is what really makes a person or a Leader is his philosophy. One’s…

Wanted: Female Zuckerberg?

The title in itself depicts two “different issues”; just like the many cries we have heard for such three or so years ago – passion and… discrimination. See, if we link gender specially to a known personality – things become a bit discriminatory. Like, this is better than the other and so on. Whereas, if…

Peter Thiel, Investor | Tech Entrepreneur

If there’s what you could call a revolutionary investor then Peter Thiel fits the bill. Thiel, a German-American entrepreneur, made his mark co-founding PayPal with Max Levchin while serving as its CEO as well. Apart from his many ventures, he also came to be the first outside investor in Facebook. And as of March 2012,…