Greed and Generosity | The Relationship Between Politics and Economics

It is not the system; but rather the corruption that underpins the political system that leads to chaos for one and for all.

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Leadership and War in Mythology

Do we fight for the sake of fighting; or we do we channel our inner fire towards creating much-needed change in society?

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An Employee’s Inner Compass | Why External Incentives Don’t Work

When hiring, it is important to identify what motivates people at their inner core.

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The Women Leaders We Choose

Would this have happened if the democratic system did not exist?

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The Leader’s Partner | The Alpha Behind the Alpha

In the darkness of being abandoned, I found my way. Freed from the shackles of being second-in-command, I became the leader of my own life. And for a long time, that was enough. Till the day came when I found myself with a second-in-command.

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The Evergreen Banyan | Roots of the Soul

She was doing something that no other tree was doing. Her branches–instead of stretching up to the sky–were returning to the earth where they came from and firmly replanting themselves in the ground. In a world where everyone is trying to outdo everyone else and be taller and better than everyone else, the Banyan remains steadfast and quietly proud–preparing itself to survive for generations.

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Obama and Me | Ethnic Minorities in Leadership Positions

Minorities all over the world are trapped in a dichotomy. On one hand, you are visible, because you are different. On the other hand, you are invisible, because your perspective doesn’t align or even matter to people who aren’t different. When we say who we truly are and what we feel–we make people feel uncomfortable.

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What Happened to Courtship? Musings from Our Modern World

Courtship. A period during which a couple develop a romantic relationship before getting married. But does courtship end once you’re officially together? How can it?

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Navratri at Singapore’s Sri Mariamman Temple: Venerating the Universal Mother

Beginnings and endings are two sides of the same coin. As Shradh ends, Navratri begins. As the ancestors return to Pitru Loka, Hindus begin their worship of the Goddess Durga. During Navratri (nine nights), devotees venerate the divine femininity which gives birth to all creation. She is ‘Ma’, the Universal Mother. The festival is celebrated in the bright half of the Hindu calendar month Ashvin.

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Remember Us: a tribute to Daytripper by Fabio Moon and Gabriel Ba

I first read Daytripper by Fabio Moon and Gabriel Ba in Melbourne some eight years ago. The graphic novel was a gift from my friend Tal for my birthday. The images stuck with me. This morning, I remembered the novel and re-read it. It awakened in me something that I hadn’t felt for a long time. Their story inspired me to write my own.

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