Monthly Archives: April 2011

Where do good ideas come from ?

With Where Good Ideas Come From, Steven Johnson pairs the insight of his bestselling Everything Bad Is Good for You and the dazzling erudition of The Ghost Map and The Invention of Air to address an urgent and universal question: … Continue reading

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Social Impact : Melinda Gates sharing about her Foundation @ TEDxDelhi

In her talk at TEDxChange @ TEDxDelhi, Melinda Gates talks about the foundation’s work in India. She spotlights India as a hotbed of innovation and states that in order to have an effect on poverty and disease globally, working in … Continue reading

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What makes Kishore Biyani an unstoppable Indian?

Kishore Biyani is the King of Retail having led the Retail Growth in India since the last 2 decades. On the occassion of IPO of Future Ventures, check out the interview with KK Rathi, CEO, Future Ventures. He says, Future … Continue reading

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Ted Talk by Ric Elias: 3 things I learned while my plane crashed

Ric Elias had a front-row seat on Flight 1549, the plane that crash-landed in the Hudson River in New York in January 2009. What went through his mind as the doomed plane went down? At TED, he tells his story … Continue reading

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100 Best Business Books

The 100 Best Business Books of All Time What they say, Why they matter, and How They Can Help You. Books are listed in the following categories Category – 1: YOU Improving your life, your person and your strengths. Category … Continue reading

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Anand Mahindra’s mentoring session : Focus or Diversify ??

Anand Mahindra mentoring by way of advising, suggesting and showing the paths to success and indicating the pitfalls to be avoided to the up & coming Entrepreneurs

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Are Web Apps the Next Big Thing?

Author : Rajesh Haldipur Nowadays, everyone and his dog seems to be extolling the virtues of web apps. Examples: iPod first created the concept of an “ecosystem” built around a product, with integration with iTunes. They followed it up with iPad … Continue reading

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Mark Suster addresses the Dilemma Services or Products ?

Author : Mark Suster There’s a line of thinking in Silicon Valley that you should build product businesses rather than services businesses. This thinking is largely driven by the venture capital industry (and subsequently Wall Street) who are in search … Continue reading

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Rajesh Jain’s Recommended Reading – 22

This week’s links: Crafting Best-in-Class Business Intelligence: from strategy+business. How Genius Works: from The Atlantic. “We enlisted some of America’s foremost artists to discuss the sometimes messy, frequently maddening, and almost always mysterious process of creating something new.” The Unlit … Continue reading

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Product Development is Fun

Author : Rajesh Haldipur My first attempt at product development resulted in a great software product (a copiously hyperlinked textual database of the tax laws) ahead of its time (before computers had CD-ROM Drives, and before people knew about the … Continue reading

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