Mr. Prasad Chandran is the Founder Chairman of SEEGOS – a Social Enterprise for Ethics, Governance and Organisation Strategies. He is the former CMD of BASF in India and was the Head of all BASF companies in the South Asia sub-region.

God’s Own IT Destination

And for a Friday in God’s Own Country, Trivandrum in Kerala….. some thoughts…. Every visit to Kerala is refreshing, enjoyable, the Greenery, the cleanliness, the water and not surprising, Trivandrum was rated the cleanest, least polluted city in India. Particulate measure of 13 as compared to the most polluted Delhi at 502, Noida at 404…

Fight Against Corruption – Renewed Thrust

And for a Friday of the Vigilance Awareness Week initiated across India to fight Corruption…. some thoughts…. As in a Corporate Think Tank Workshop, if a Root Cause Analysis done for “Why is India still poor”, the uncontested, unanimous result is Cancer of CORRUPTION. Kindly recall the scathing observations of the Honourable Supreme Court of…

BSE – Genesis and Challenges

And for a Friday to attend the Indo-German Financial & Business Dialogue in the Historical, Iconic Hall of Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE)….. some thoughts….. The history and evolution of BSE is a remarkable recognition of Change Management and Entrepreneurship of Indian Business. BSE is Asia’s first Stock Exchange established in1875, even before Japan, as an…

Jugaad and High Tech – A Potent Combination

And for a Friday, attending an Indo-US Global wedding in the marriage Capital of India, New Delhi…. some thoughts…. New Delhi, compared to any other city in India, is the preferred Marriage destination, to what is now globally marketed as the “Big Indian Monsoon Weddings”. Justifiably so, cos the Event Managers are so innovative and…

Philanthropy – An Indian Connect

And for a Diwali Friday, amidst all the fun, laughter, booze & Diyas & much reduced sound crackers…. some thoughts…. Diwali is a Pan India Hindu festival, the biggest in North, as compared to the rest of India. Pooja is bigger in Bengal, Onam in Kerala, Dussera in Karnataka but no matter what, kids enjoy…

Retirement Planning

And for a Friday into the last Quarter of 2017, in the commercial capital of India…… some thoughts…… In these VUCA times, most degrees and experience on a job, particularly factor Experience on the same job, has lost all relevance. What matters is Learnability and Adaptability. Voluntary or forced retirements will be unavoidable and hence…