Part 1: Think

Chapter 1: What is Thought Leadership?

Thought leaders inspire leadership. They ignite imaginations, explode old myths, and illuminate paths to the future that others may follow. Jan Phillips3

Dr Naren Chitty walks with a limp from a childhood bout of polio. He once also had a leopard cub as a family pet. ‘I recall that Lumpi had a very rough tongue,’ he says. ‘Rather like gritty sandpaper.’ His cousins had a lion in their garden and baby crocodiles in a patio pool. All of this was possible in his homeland of Sri Lanka. He later studied communications in London and documentary film making in Berlin, and was instrumental in setting government policy for the introduction of television to Sri Lanka in the late 1970s. In the 1980s ...

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