The art of REAL listening

I believe the art of real listening needs to begin with the idea that as a listener – I might see the world slightly different from the way I’ve always seen it after THIS conversation. When one adopts this attitude. A few miraclous things will happen. Besides the...

Is Mahathir finding fault with Singapore?

The better question to ask is WHY? I think he’s looking for a crowbar. Either that of he knows, his administration has to shovel out billions of ringgit to pull out from signed agreements of the previous administration. Will Mahathir find an angle. Probably not. But...

Anwar’s Paradox

As it is….Anwar can take PKR out of the Pakatan Harapan coalition and seize power and become PM of Malaysia. But every day that he delays making his move, Mahathir & Co and his Bersatu party will grow bigger and stronger. If things are left as it is. Bersatu is likely...

Billion$ tent party

In 1971, the Shah of Iran, the self-proclaimed ‘king of kings’, celebrated 2,500 years of the Persian monarchy by throwing the greatest party in history. Money was no object – a lavish tent city, using 37km of silk, was erected in a specially created oasis. The...

The fall of heaven – the last shah of Iran

https://www.nixonfoundation.org/2016/09/the-u-s-relationship-with-iran/ The podcast is most insightful. I have always wondered – how would the middle east be like today IF the US foreign policy had been less psychotic during the late 70’s....