Category: Articles by Sandeep

Using Kindness to Build Kinship and a Better World

The world doesn’t seem so kind these days. There is anger, blame, finger-pointing, and hostility. In our quest to be heard, be an ally, protect our rights or effect change, we are troubled on the inside. We can’t address today’s

Bring on the Creative Strategists

The havoc wreaked in the first half of 2020 has inspired new business models all around the world. In the early days of COVID-19, we saw remote work and curbside pickup quickly rise to the occasion, but we didn’t know

We Must Stop Being Quiet and Speak Up Against Racism

These are no longer unprecedented times; these are troubling times. We wake up each day to face a new COVID-19 challenge, but that doesn’t mean other important issues can be put on hold. We must still tend to life, and

The Changing Face of the World

These are, to put it mildly, challenging times. Our structured ways of living, of conducting commerce, and of engaging in social interaction are collapsing before we can create new ways to replace them. The deluge of information, hot takes, and

Compassion in our Hearts, Courage as our Guide

Doors

Bravery is often described as the ability to engage in a dangerous situation without the feeling of fear. Courage, however, is the ability to embark upon a mission or objective despite feelings of fear. While our world is in the

The Flip Side of Adversity: COVID-19, a Wake-Up Call

Entire planet Earth with medical mask protection from Coronavirus

The world is reeling under the COVID-19 crisis. The coronavirus seems to call the shots and demand how we live as humanity, invoking its mandate for people, society, businesses and all species. Something unexpected (and very interesting) is emerging out

5 Ways Technology Will Change to Improve Lives in the 2020s

The 2010s saw swift and numerous changes in technology. At times, it was relentless. As we enter the 2020s, we have found ourselves wading through a digital landscape full of technology — some near-obsolete, some powerful. Can we ever get

US Women’s Soccer Win at World Cup 2019 is about Athleticism, Equality and Integrity

The US Women’s National Soccer Team is celebrating an incredibly awesome win. Four-time World Champions in Women’s Soccer ! WOW !! The team’s athleticism and competitive prowess are amazing and a thrill to watch for all. What gets to me the most is the absolute heart,

Harvard Business School: Zensar Case Study, Part 2: Company Culture and Digital Transformation

Sandeep Kishore at Harvard Business School

It was great to be back at Harvard Business School to participate in the Zensar case study discussion on March 25, 2019 as the guest of Professor Joseph Fuller and Professor Amy Edmondson. Wow — time really does move fast.

How to Bring Authenticity to the Client’s Journey of Transformation

I had the honor of participating in a dynamic panel at the NASSCOM Technology & Leadership Forum 2019 in Mumbai on February 21st. The panel, CEO’s role in Transforming Growth in a Customer First World, included Accenture India Chairperson and Senior

Gratitude for Our Differences

Thanksgiving begins the season of reflection, expressing gratitude and thanks. At Thanksgiving, many of us gather with family, friends and others we bond with. We spend time with people with whom we feel a connection. We express our gratitude to

A Little Gratitude Goes a Long Way

A little gratitude goes a long way. Gratitude, even in small amounts, can enhance our lives by shifting our perception of our situation and circumstances. The good news is that nothing about our situation and circumstances actually needs to change

Self-Improvement Through Self-Doubt

One of the most powerful things we experience is seeking to improve ourselves. We can surely reboot or start over completely, though that does take much, much longer time.  I do believe we can turn a situation or shortcoming around

RoD NeXT: Unlocking Exponential Value Today for Enterprises of Tomorrow

Enterprises across the globe are quickly scaling their businesses to deliver exponential value from the investments in technology and digital programs. There is a greater premium among companies to explore new channels that widen growth sources and accelerate business. Leaders

Hearts Reinvigorated — The World Comes Together for Thai Cave Rescue

It was just another day after soccer practice when twelve boys parked their bikes outside Tham Luang cave in northern Thailand and walked into the cave with their coach. This was not the first time they had done this. It

Connecting People and Poems – An Amazing Book Reading Event in Chicago

I have always been fascinated by language. I’m naturally drawn to communication, especially in the form of books, poems, songs and letters. To me, language takes its most beautiful shape in the form of written language. I find myself drawn

Zensar – A Transformation Case Study at Harvard Business School

Harvard University is awe-inspiring. The oldest university in the US exudes an air of establishment and great minds. It’s post-Spring Break in April and near the close of the current academic year, the campus feels alive. Cambridge, Massachusetts is chillier

Clean-Up in Kharadi: A Humbling CSR Experience

Saturday March 17th was a humbling day in many ways. For an hour, I walked the neighborhood of Kharadi in Pune, India with my fellow Zensarians as we came together to help clean up one small patch of the city. We

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Category: Articles by Sandeep

Using Kindness to Build Kinship and a Better World

The world doesn’t seem so kind these days. There is anger, blame, finger-pointing, and hostility. In our quest to be heard, be an ally, protect our rights or effect change, we are troubled on the inside. We can’t address today’s

Bring on the Creative Strategists

The havoc wreaked in the first half of 2020 has inspired new business models all around the world. In the early days of COVID-19, we saw remote work and curbside pickup quickly rise to the occasion, but we didn’t know

We Must Stop Being Quiet and Speak Up Against Racism

These are no longer unprecedented times; these are troubling times. We wake up each day to face a new COVID-19 challenge, but that doesn’t mean other important issues can be put on hold. We must still tend to life, and

The Changing Face of the World

These are, to put it mildly, challenging times. Our structured ways of living, of conducting commerce, and of engaging in social interaction are collapsing before we can create new ways to replace them. The deluge of information, hot takes, and

Compassion in our Hearts, Courage as our Guide

Doors

Bravery is often described as the ability to engage in a dangerous situation without the feeling of fear. Courage, however, is the ability to embark upon a mission or objective despite feelings of fear. While our world is in the

The Flip Side of Adversity: COVID-19, a Wake-Up Call

Entire planet Earth with medical mask protection from Coronavirus

The world is reeling under the COVID-19 crisis. The coronavirus seems to call the shots and demand how we live as humanity, invoking its mandate for people, society, businesses and all species. Something unexpected (and very interesting) is emerging out

5 Ways Technology Will Change to Improve Lives in the 2020s

The 2010s saw swift and numerous changes in technology. At times, it was relentless. As we enter the 2020s, we have found ourselves wading through a digital landscape full of technology — some near-obsolete, some powerful. Can we ever get

US Women’s Soccer Win at World Cup 2019 is about Athleticism, Equality and Integrity

The US Women’s National Soccer Team is celebrating an incredibly awesome win. Four-time World Champions in Women’s Soccer ! WOW !! The team’s athleticism and competitive prowess are amazing and a thrill to watch for all. What gets to me the most is the absolute heart,

Harvard Business School: Zensar Case Study, Part 2: Company Culture and Digital Transformation

Sandeep Kishore at Harvard Business School

It was great to be back at Harvard Business School to participate in the Zensar case study discussion on March 25, 2019 as the guest of Professor Joseph Fuller and Professor Amy Edmondson. Wow — time really does move fast.

How to Bring Authenticity to the Client’s Journey of Transformation

I had the honor of participating in a dynamic panel at the NASSCOM Technology & Leadership Forum 2019 in Mumbai on February 21st. The panel, CEO’s role in Transforming Growth in a Customer First World, included Accenture India Chairperson and Senior

Gratitude for Our Differences

Thanksgiving begins the season of reflection, expressing gratitude and thanks. At Thanksgiving, many of us gather with family, friends and others we bond with. We spend time with people with whom we feel a connection. We express our gratitude to

A Little Gratitude Goes a Long Way

A little gratitude goes a long way. Gratitude, even in small amounts, can enhance our lives by shifting our perception of our situation and circumstances. The good news is that nothing about our situation and circumstances actually needs to change

Self-Improvement Through Self-Doubt

One of the most powerful things we experience is seeking to improve ourselves. We can surely reboot or start over completely, though that does take much, much longer time.  I do believe we can turn a situation or shortcoming around

RoD NeXT: Unlocking Exponential Value Today for Enterprises of Tomorrow

Enterprises across the globe are quickly scaling their businesses to deliver exponential value from the investments in technology and digital programs. There is a greater premium among companies to explore new channels that widen growth sources and accelerate business. Leaders

Hearts Reinvigorated — The World Comes Together for Thai Cave Rescue

It was just another day after soccer practice when twelve boys parked their bikes outside Tham Luang cave in northern Thailand and walked into the cave with their coach. This was not the first time they had done this. It

Connecting People and Poems – An Amazing Book Reading Event in Chicago

I have always been fascinated by language. I’m naturally drawn to communication, especially in the form of books, poems, songs and letters. To me, language takes its most beautiful shape in the form of written language. I find myself drawn

Zensar – A Transformation Case Study at Harvard Business School

Harvard University is awe-inspiring. The oldest university in the US exudes an air of establishment and great minds. It’s post-Spring Break in April and near the close of the current academic year, the campus feels alive. Cambridge, Massachusetts is chillier

Clean-Up in Kharadi: A Humbling CSR Experience

Saturday March 17th was a humbling day in many ways. For an hour, I walked the neighborhood of Kharadi in Pune, India with my fellow Zensarians as we came together to help clean up one small patch of the city. We

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