October 7, 2017

Mathaas, Mathaadhipathis and Saraswat Community – A Dharmic Perspective

By U Mahesh Prabhu I was born a “Goud Saraswat Brahman”, but I prefer to call myself a Saraswat – for Goud has little or no significance. While I do consider myself a Brahman, owing to my vocation (Brahman is anyone who earns his living by using his intellect only), […]
October 24, 2016

Ekaanth: Power of Isolation

Since time immemorial people have often feared isolation. Nobody likes being isolated and, therefore, seek the constant company of people. We compare Isolation to loneliness – a lack of feeling that something is missing, a pain, a depression, a need, an incompleteness, an absence. They relate isolation to pitch darkness – […]
October 17, 2016

Contours of Management Education

The following column by U. Mahesh Prabhu was first published by BW Businessworld  I had the pleasure of being an external examiner for an interesting test-assignment at a local business school. The students were given the interesting task of identifying a local business of any financial scale and size, understand […]
October 2, 2016

Wisdom And Leadership

The following column by U. Mahesh Prabhu was first published by BW Businessworld  In this era of globally intertwined economies, global corporations as well as local enterprises are facing – equally – the heat of countless challenges. All that defines “successes” of organizations today – mammoth or miniscule – is […]