Leaving a legacy

  When Randy Pausch, a computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon, gave his now famous last lecture, having been diagnosed with terminal cancer, he spoke about ‘Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams’. The lecture wasn’t about dying.It was about the importance of overcoming obstacles, enabling the dreams of others and seizing every moment. It was a summation of…

Changing culture of youth in Asia

By Vijay Eswaran American President Thomas Jefferson once said: “Every generation needs a new revolution.” What the youth of today are experiencing is the social media revolution. The impact of this, amongst other societal changes, was a hot topic at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Dalian, China, where I had the honour of being…

The Social Media Revolution

The World Economic Forum (WEF) is arguably the only forum today where the private sector meets the public sector on an equal footing. There is no political agenda as the forum is not governed or designed to set any political goals regionally or otherwise, and perhaps where Heads of States sit across from CEOs in…