Infosys is an absolute meritocracy. Even in a meritocracy, other things being equal, you have to give opportunity to the more experienced candidate.
Let's talk about policing and public safety. Let's debate what works and what does not. We must abandon practices that do not work, and do more of the things that actually do work to save lives.
We have to abandon the idea that schooling is something restricted to youth. How can it be, in a world where half the things a man knows at 20 are no longer true at 40 - and half the things he knows at 40 hadn't been discovered when he was 20?
Pride is a thing that I have tried to abandon completely. Try as I might, pride still creeps into many of the things I do.
My dad sacrificed many things in life for me. He abandoned a very promising and lucrative career of an army officer just so that he could continue helping me with my chess and accompanying me to tournaments.
The Democratic Party has pretty much abandoned all the things that they cherish.
Over the years, many producers have come and gone, and screenplays were written and abandoned. It's the Hollywood process. It's hard to get things done.
'Downton Abbey'. I love all things olden-days, and I'm very interested in somebody brushing my hair out at the end of the night.
Since I was in my early twenties, at ABC, I was always only interested in things that were not already being done.
I think it's well-known that I love all things ABC and Shonda Rhimes - I'm a huge 'Scandal' and 'Grey's Anatomy' fan.
I abhor the words 'classical music.' Few things satisfy me more than a really good cover version.
Man's greatness consists in his ability to do and the proper application of his powers to things needed to be done.
Maturity is the ability to reap without apology and not complain when things don't go well.
Leadership is, among other things, the ability to inflict pain and get away with it - short-term pain for long-term gain.
College is an environment designed to encourage openness - the ability to think of things in novel ways and entertain unconventional beliefs.
Effectiveness comes from those qualitative things that give you the ability to network, communicate, and lead people toward an outcome they can't see.
The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret of outward success.
Managers will tell people what to do, whereas leaders will inspire them to do it, and there are a few things that go into the ability to inspire.
Steve Jobs' ability to focus in on a few things that count, get people who get user interface right, and market things as revolutionary are amazing things.
Comedians have a huge carte blanche and the ability to get away with saying a lot of things.
You should have a fear of some things. That doesn't mean it incapacitates you from your ability to figure out a way to deal with it.