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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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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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Chicken or the Egg? What comes First?

Recently I was making a pitch for growth at an Information Technology Solutions company and I was just through my first segment drawing the inference of the External Environment with reference to the trends in macro economic  conditions, Technology, Competitive … Continue reading

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Employees First, Customer Second – A Review

This edition of my blog is dedicated to reviewing the book “Employees First, Customer Second (EFCS)” authored by Vineet Nayar, Vice Chairman & CEO of HCL Technologies. I recommend it as a must read for every Indian to understand the … Continue reading

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The Anatomy of a Social Enterprise

This edition of my blog is inspired by Mark Benioff, Salesforce CEO who talks on Growth, Strategy, Social Media (http://youtu.be/xqlKed-V_L8 ).  Three key points made in this interview with Bloomberg TV have resonated with me in the context of the … 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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Dwelling in the Past: The biggest impediment to Innovation

As Individuals, Organizations and Society, we are we conditioned neurologically to dwell in the past? It appears that this conditioning focuses both on the negatives and the positives of the past; inhibiting the future detrimentally with equal measure in either … Continue reading

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The Future of Indian IT Companies

Finally, the language is beginning to be spoken. About Indian IT companies needing to accelerate their Innovation Strategy and implementation. On the eve of 19th edition of Nasscom India Leadership Summit, there is a buzz  that “The industry believes that … Continue reading

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Touching on the Human Network

I must admit that I am influenced to a great extent by the Tim Kastellle’s November 22, 2010 edition on the Blogging Innovation site (http://www.business-strategy-innovation.com/wordpress/2010/11/the-innovation-matrix/). However, I have a slightly different take on the Innovation Matrix and here it is: … Continue reading

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The Reform of the Education System

I was drawn to the OP-ED column of Thomas L. Friedman published in the New York Times on November 23 /24, 2010(http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/24/opinion/24friedman.html?_r=1) through a tweet from Vinod Khosla (http://twitter.com/#!/vkhosla) “We need better parents to hold their kids to better standards. … Continue reading

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