Home / Columnists/ Learnings from the ‘Trail’

Learnings from the ‘Trail’


Comments / {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}} Views / Friday, 28 October 2016 00:00


untitled-36111Judging by the public response (qualitative) and the donations received (quantitative), the ‘Trail’ need to be commended. How do you explain such an overwhelming volunteer response to the ‘Trail’?

  • The cause is life-changing 
  • The intent is sincere 
  • Those enabling it are not worried about who gets the credit, neither are they trying to glorify their names 
  • Willing to ‘walk the talk’
  • There is ‘fun’ in ‘hard’ work 

Can our political and business leaders learn something from this?


Share This Article


DISCLAIMER:

1. All comments will be moderated by the Daily FT Web Editor.

2. Comments that are abusive, obscene, incendiary, defamatory or irrelevant will not be published.

3. We may remove hyperlinks within comments.

4. Kindly use a genuine email ID and provide your name.

5. Spamming the comments section under different user names may result in being blacklisted.

COMMENTS

Today's Columnists

The Brahmin footprint in Sri Lankan history

Saturday, 17 November 2018

It is generally said that there are no genuine “Sri Lankan” Brahmins in the island today, and that those Brahmins who officiate as priests in Hindu kovils (temples) are of Indian origin with close ties with Tamil Nadu.


Country paying for Sirisena’s childlike behaviour

Saturday, 17 November 2018

Many were surprised on 26 October to see former President Rajapaksa being appointed Prime Minister by the very man who defeated him a couple years ago, at a considerable risk to himself and to those who helped him win the election. Then events beca


The JR-MR effect

Saturday, 17 November 2018

Sri Lanka over the last few weeks has experienced a twin crisis. One is political provoked by its Constitution, and the other economic engendered by its politics. However, this crisis is the combined effect of two previous presidencies, those of J.R.


The fish that swallowed the whale

Friday, 16 November 2018

This is an easy-peasy, elementary effort of an ordinary citizen to comprehend the mad scramble for power among the political class. It is undertaken in the belief that the crisis we face is an opportunity to reject the family kleptocracy of Mahinda R


Columnists More