Common sense in tough times

My mother taught me common sense as a child growing up in our tiny village in a remote part of Pakistan. She had no formal education of any kind and taught me common sense in subtle but deeply meaningful ways. They are engraved in my heart and soul. For example, when she made roti (round flat bread)Continue reading “Common sense in tough times”

Decision-making in uncertain times

My first decision to enter the oil and gas business came with a lot of uncertainty! On a bright summer day in 1979, I got a call from my brother Aziz. I was in Edmonton, Canada living a middle-class Canadian life with a secure government job and a few side hustles. Aziz asked if IContinue reading “Decision-making in uncertain times”