Thought Leadership

Today, cancer care has evolved by leaps and bounds but we have not gotten rid of the negative cancer terminology like palliative care, terminal disease, or Stage IV. Why can't we treat cancer like any other chronic disease? A diabetes patient is never told he is a victim of diabetes, or he is being given palliative care.
Dr. B. S. Ajaikumar

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A repository of heartfelt thoughts, ideas, perspectives, and propositions to steer actionable conversations across diverse fields, thereby helping the community at large to move up the value chain of excellence and fulfilment.

Affluence is a moving target, but do we need to move
2023-09-26 02:21:39

Affluence is a moving target, but do we need to move

Affluence is a moving target, but do we need to move on to a deeper probe at some point? Clearly, notions of affluence move up as our lifes...

Let's take a pledge on 'International Literacy Day
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2023-09-26 02:39:00

Let's take a pledge on 'International Literacy Day

Literacy is the ability to read and write, while education, which is the broader concept, refers to the process of acquiring knowledge, skills, and...

On Purposeful Non-conformism
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2024-01-03 03:59:24

On Purposeful Non-conformism

On Purposeful Non-conformism Without passion and conviction, a budding entrepreneur can’t expect to steer innovation through the wind...

Empower women and they will empower communities.
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2024-01-03 03:32:24

Empower women and they will empower communities.

Intelligence abounds everywhere across the length and breadth of India. It is only a matter of creating equal opportunities in rural and deprived r...

Sandra Day O’Connor (1930-2023) - end of an epoch
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2024-01-03 03:23:24

Sandra Day O’Connor (1930-2023) - end of an epoch

Sandra Day O’Connor (1930-2023) - end of an epoch making era The passing of America's first female Supreme Court judge is an irre...

Why and how do you work so hard at this age?
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2024-01-03 03:19:24

Why and how do you work so hard at this age?

A staple question that is invaribly flung at me especially during events: "Why and how do you work so hard at this age?" Well, I ...

The Roundtable of Work
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2024-01-03 02:54:00

The Roundtable of Work

The Roundtable of Work  All labour that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellen...

Unlike in the US, failure is not celebrated in India
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2024-01-12 07:48:48

Unlike in the US, failure is not celebrated in India

Fear, insecurity, and lack of self-esteem dissuade us from taking on a challenge. Unlike in the US, failure is not celebrated in India; worse it is...

The pleasure of giving which brings deep contentment
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2024-01-12 08:05:25

The pleasure of giving which brings deep contentment

Yes, it is important in life to aspire for prosperity built on monetary gains. At the same time, one should also reflect on the pleasure of giving ...

Humans are born irrational, and that has made us better decision-makers
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2024-01-12 08:08:33

Humans are born irrational, and that has made us better decision-makers

"In a world of deep uncertainty, neat logic simply isn’t a good guide." Couldn't agree more! ...

A good doctor is a honest doctor and vice versa
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2024-01-12 08:10:47

A good doctor is a honest doctor and vice versa

In an utopian scenario, a good doctor is a honest doctor and vice versa. Sadly, given the complexities of human nature, coupled with the intricacie...

The defining feature of our great nation
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2024-01-12 08:14:13

The defining feature of our great nation

Whenever there is discontentment for reasons right or wrong, a group of people take extreme steps even though the majority may not concur with thei...

Fortis Cancer Summit 2024, Bengaluru
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2024-01-31 01:40:35

Fortis Cancer Summit 2024, Bengaluru

It was truly heartening to share my thoughts on this coveted stage with towering thought leader CEOs on a variety of pivotal issues - about the nee...

Healthcare in 2024 and beyond – Poised for the big leap forward, but unwavering focus on research is imperative
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2024-01-31 02:01:05

Healthcare in 2024 and beyond – Poised for the big leap forward, but unwavering focus on research is imperative

In the next two years, given the rapid strides in terms of technology-led disruptive innovation, healthcare industry in India will most certainly a...

Let's together build such a Ram Rajya!
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2024-02-16 07:21:27

Let's together build such a Ram Rajya!

Yes, we need to establish 'Ram Rajya', but one built on rock-solid democratic principles, a kingdom of the people, by the people, a...

Global Business Conclave - 2024
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2024-02-16 07:23:50

Global Business Conclave - 2024

Delighted to be part of the Global Business Conclave - 2024 hosted by iLYF - Interna...

The generative AI Tsunami in particular
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2024-03-04 05:32:41

The generative AI Tsunami in particular

The real problem with the relentless tech invasion of the intellectual space (the generative AI Tsunami in particular) is not that many people are ...

Researchers discover protein masquerading as virus in certain tumours
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2024-03-04 05:35:02

Researchers discover protein masquerading as virus in certain tumours

An extremely rare but alarmingly serious complication of cancer makes the immune system go rogue, which then attacks the brain to cause rapid-onset...

The Erosion of the Individual: Fromm's Warning and the Rise of AI
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2024-03-04 05:37:35

The Erosion of the Individual: Fromm's Warning and the Rise of AI

In a 1960 interview, renowned psychoanalyst Erich Fromm painted a concerning picture of modern society.He identified a paradox at its core: while w...

Age is only a number
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2024-03-04 05:38:57

Age is only a number

The phrase 'Age is only a number' applies to very many individuals, which explains why it has almost been reduced to a cliché....

Perplexing Thoughts
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2024-03-04 05:41:04

Perplexing Thoughts

Perplexing Thoughts Treading the snow-white path at a leisurely pace, a snowy chain of thoughts capped my mind, almost on an impulse. The tho...

Healthcare entrepreneurs and doctorpreneurs!
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2024-03-04 05:56:43

Healthcare entrepreneurs and doctorpreneurs!

Healthcare entrepreneurs and doctorpreneurs! I am delighted to invite you to our Healthcare Excellence and Entrepreneurial Leadership (HEEL) ...

JCB - Always Looking for a Better Way
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2024-03-04 06:09:54

JCB - Always Looking for a Better Way

During my stint as a Business Process Reengineering consultant, I had the opportunity to tour around the country and overseas on numerous plant vis...

Elections with unconditional commitment
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2024-04-08 02:36:55

Elections with unconditional commitment

If and when a democracy unknowingly makes minorities feel threatened, if it tends to nip any form of dissent in the bud, and if it deems every secu...