Category Archives: Leadership

On Leadership: Being a Mentee

True education does not consist merely in the acquiring of a few facts of science, history, literature, or art, but in the development of character.

– David O. McKay

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Paul Krugman, Warren Buffett, Yves St Laurent – epitomes of success. What else do a Noble Prize Winner economist, an ingenious investing oracle and one of the world’s greatest fashion designers have in common? They contribute large part of their success to having a mentor.

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Cliffs made of Glass – the new battlefield in the fight for gender equality

Meg Whitman was appointed  as Hewlett-Packard’s  CEO in September, 2011 – during one of the most critical moments the company faced. Virginia Rometty took the reins of traditionally male-dominated, century-old IBM in January, 2012. 37-year-old Marissa Mayer became the youngest CEO of a Fortune 500 company, Yahoo, in the summer of 2012. They were all poised on glaff cliffs and the latter was one of the steepest ever seen.