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"Nepal has unleashed its potential when the discourse on Nepal outside shifts from 3 M (Maoist, Massacre and Mountains) to a land of 3 S, Smile, Service and Success"

- Sujeev Shakya

Sujeev Shakya

"An energetic visionary. His infectious optimism... is precisely what Nepal needs to tackle its myriad dilemmas"

- K A I B I R D


"Though Different Lenses: Bringing higher standards, business ethics and greater professionalism to Nepal."

Click here to read the interview in the December 213 issue of Business 360.

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Make way! Whenever the status quo does not deliver, a new crop of leadership emerges that should assume the helm

2017-12-05 [ source : The Kathmandu Post ]

We tend to see politics as being disconnected from society, but infact, politicians are a reflection of society and until there is a transformation in society where youths are accepted as leaders, we will not see politics changing

What is in store? Societal changes are much needed, but whether or not they will occur after elections is doubtful

2017-11-27 [ source : The Kathmandu Post ]

It is very interesting to watch campaigns for the upcoming elections. While driving through town on Saturday, I had to give way to a bunch of motorcycles with party flags. They had turned their headlights to high beam despite the fact that it was mid-day and were honking continuously as they whizzed past.

Unlocking potential - If we can create progressive changes in the Nepali working environment, we can take on the world

2017-11-07 [ source : The Kathmandu Post ]

On a recent Qatar Airways flight from Washington Dulles to Doha, after completing the safety briefing, the Senior Cabin Attendant came over to speak to me and welcomed me on board. She was Nepali.

Festivalonomics: Reflecting on the interface between festivals and the economy

2017-10-24 [ source : The Kathmandu Post ]

Nepal will slowly inch back to normal by the end of the week, after a month full of festivities. In an agrarian society, a month’s break and the accompanying celebrations after hard physical labour is perfect. But we need to start thinking about whether we can afford to take a month long break with the globalised economy in mind. The fact that people are fine with activities slowing down for a month shows how the economy is insular, reliant on domestic consumption, and has little to do with export or the outside world.

Learning from Singapore - Change has to start within the Nepali people themselves before it can influence larger society

2017-10-10 [ source : The Kathmandu Post ]

Going through Singapore’s history and through multiple visits over the past couple of decades, one big lesson is that it is not the governments but it is about the transformation of people that changes nations. So leaders who give speeches about transforming Nepal into Singapore should start looking at themselves in the mirror and see what they need to transform in themselves.