Connecting the Dots

A couple of weeks ago I had a chance to spend some time with a fellow traveler. It was one of those airport conversations. He was on his way to Taipei and we were both killing time in SFO. When I asked him what he did for a living, and he said he was a consulting engineer. His primary job, when working with engineering teams from around the world, was to help them “connect the dots on things.”

India: A ‘Blue Ocean’ of ‘Green Fields’

A phrase caught my attention recently, while in conversation with a big private corporate group now launching higher education institutions across India, ranging from “a couple of world-class medical universities” to “a hotel management institute in partnership with a renowned Swiss school”. “Sure, we’re interested in partnering with Stamats Asia,” said the senior administrator. “But…