Does a CEO Have Digital Rights?

Free speech…the right to express what you think without repercussions…comes with a price tag of accountability – that is, you have to be ready to bear the full brunt of your words…no whining, whinging, kvetching or bellyaching allowed. Being in a leadership position – like a CEO – adds weight to that accountability and, I’d…

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Information-less in the Age of Information

Here is the plot – the storyline – the elevator pitch for Hollywood: Forty minutes or so into a regularly scheduled flight…on a highly traveled route…a state-of-the-art Boeing 777 with 12 crew members and 227 passengers disappears…completely. No one knows how; no one knows where…. Mystery…. There is no radar trail, no satellite track, no last-minute texts…

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Twitter, Schmitter, and Turkey

“Twitter, mwitter,” so said Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan to thousands of supporters at a rally in Istanbul last week where he vowed to close down social platforms. As reported by Reuters…further: “We will wipe out all of these,” Erdogan said. “The international community can say this, can say that. I don’t care at all. Everyone…

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India Can Ignite Your Imagination

India has always been synonymous, to me, with magic and mystery. I must confess that growing up in the West, it was Rudyard Kipling who first ignited my passion and The Jungle Bookand Kim are still go-to reads for me…and before you jump on me – yes, I know that his colonial roots are problematic…but as you knee-jerk…

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Have You Heard of Asian Fail?

Have you heard of Asian Fail? It’s not a new flu, nor does it refer to cheap goods that don’t work… Asian Fail is what students in the region refer to when they get less than an A in any subject. B just doesn’t cut it and C is unthinkable. Truth is that it’s not that…

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LEGO…Putting the Pieces Together

Have you seen The Lego Movie? Chances are – almost wherever you live in the world – if you have kids, you saw it – or will. The Lego Movie – a 90-minute, unabashedly unself-conscious “serious” movie that all ages seem to enjoy – Rotten Tomatoes rating of 96%! — “Boasting beautiful animation, a charming voice cast, laugh-a-minute…

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