Monthly Archives: January 2013

A Harvard Executive Education course…in Mumbai…

So last week, I attended a course conducted in Mumbai by Harvard Business School, for experienced managers and leaders. Was quite a good experience ! HBS has created a full-fledged b-school class-room in Taj Land’s End and this course was … Continue reading

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How to read Amar Chitra Katha…to your kid

So, I have been re-living my childhood dream of reading all Amar Chitra Kathas (ACK)…this time along with my 9-year old daughter. Thankfully, she’s developing a liking for the wonderful stories, and hence, I can get a chance to re-read … Continue reading

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What is better ? 60% employees at 120% motivation or 80 at 80 ?

So, there’s the question of whether the 80:20 rule applies to employees in a company also ? i.e., should we focus on the best employees and “take care of them” and get the best out of them, and hope that … Continue reading

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Iphone 5 review by an Indian (non-tech) corporate denizen

I have moved from BB Bold to Iphone 5, a month back. Trying here to help future buyers. Some negatives : Battery sucks – a disaster. Charged 100% at 8am and is over by 4pm. If you are in sales … Continue reading

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