BLOGS/Ramblings of an Accidental Investor
Luis Miranda
Talks may not always yield favourable results, but they ensure that other stuff continues and that there is no bad blood
Luis Miranda
Quite often, we frame laws and rules to achieve a certain social objective. But in reality, nothing changes. That’s because there is no intent
Luis Miranda
Is it better to have state-run pot-holed roads, or have swish six-lane highways that charge a toll that becomes unaffordable to some?
Luis Miranda
From public policy to our homes, this lack of trust is hurting everything
Luis Miranda
Unfortunately after 60 years of independence we are still brainwashing our students that socialist policies will get our country out of poverty
Luis Miranda
Sometimes what we are looking for is staring back at us – we only need to know how to look
Luis Miranda
Move from a private school to a government school doesn’t necessarily assure the child a better education, as inferred by Professor Karthik Muralidharan’s research
Luis Miranda
Most companies do not want to bear the cost of training because of high staff turnover and because customers don’t run away just because of poor service
Luis Miranda
We need a little faith, and perhaps a Pied Piper
Luis Miranda
By having more banks being set up (which are mandated to focus on inclusion) we will have more competition and that will force better pricing and services to customers
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September 18, 2014 22:44 pm by Luis
Vikram, yes, you clearly did not learn negotiations well! I did not talk about times when one has to disengage from dialogue for strategic reasons ... but a prolonged cessation of dialogue doesn't help get to a resolution. Of course there will be exceptions. And dialogue helps even with idiosyncrati...
September 18, 2014 22:36 pm by Luis
Baks, imagine if you did not have any dialogue at all with parents ... wouldn't your job be more difficult to educate their kids?
September 18, 2014 22:09 pm by Nalini Pinto
Congrats Luis on the number of things you do! Feel breathless just reading your list As educators, our continued drive is develop good and "open-minded listeners". That's a formidable task but must be done otherwise dialogues do not take place. Good work Luis. Keep it going!
September 18, 2014 11:56 am by Vikram Maniar
Nice piece, Luis. But I would suggest that perhaps dialogue and negotiation work only when both sides have a wider reputation to protect, and long term relationships and interests to maintain? In geopolitics and PE this is largely the case (though as always there are exceptions: Russia, wilful def...
September 18, 2014 06:52 am by Luis
Mike, good point. Sometimes people do not want closure because they would find themselves without a job. The point I was making, which you have also noted, is that unless people talk to each other, a resolution gets tougher and normal business gets affected.
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