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The Secret Sauce

This is perhaps going to be my last blog post in 2013 and I wanted to gift all you readers this invaluable secret sauce to successfully keeping your resolutions. Try this prescribed method and amaze yourselves in the wonder of … Continue reading

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5 Inter-Related Profitable Ideas for 2014 and Beyond

This edition of my blog is dedicated to predicating the future with 5 Key Inter-related Ideas that we will ignore at our own peril as a humanity. These ideas have already taking root in our societies, no matter which part … Continue reading

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Culture is Key?

    I have found it extremely difficult to elicit a straightforward definition of Culture from most people; even Management Consultants. It is essentially three simple words: Culture = Values, Beliefs & Assumptions The above video is a 90 second … Continue reading

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Are you goofing off at work?

If you are asked the question, “are you goofing off at work?” what would your answer be? Most or all of us might reply to it as, “no, of course not!” with a certain amount of righteous vehemence. That answer … Continue reading

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Key Performance Indicator

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For a long time this topic has been a ticking time bomb within me and I now need to explode. The immediate provocation is the blog published by Bernard Marr on September 25, 2013 (http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20130925053608-64875646-the-4-kpis-every-manager-has-to-use Key Performance Indicator (KPI) is … Continue reading

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Repeatability – The bane of Innovation

I was recently asked by the Co-Founder and CEO of Agile 2 what I thought about “The Repeatable Model” espoused by Chris Zook and James Allen in their book and by the concept promoted by Bain & Company. I thought … Continue reading

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No Integrity in Public Polity

This morning our man who does our laundry informed that the neighbourhood vendor who sells fresh coconut water had committed suicide. The reason being mounting debts which he was unable to repay. Just around the time I received this news, … Continue reading

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Outcomes Versus Results

Outcomes is the “Means to the end” which is results. So why do enterprises focus on the latter and ignore the former? The fly on the wall would say “everyone likes to take the path of least resistance”. Is it … Continue reading

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Cultural Transformation – A Nation’s Fight Against Corruption

The week that just went by can be easily summarized as a victory of democracy and augurs well for the country of India as a whole. The youth of the country came forward to join a movement against corruption and … Continue reading

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Unraveling the Mystery of Change

The mystery of Change is nothing but the continuum of time. Where Time as we define and understand is expressed in terms of Past, Present and Future. However is time changing? Obviously not. But you and I are changing, the … Continue reading

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