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The Chairman-CEO Merged Roles Dilemma

Chairman and CEO have two distinct roles though some may overlap. Often in India CEO’s also act as Chairman and their roles get merged. Following are the risks associated in merged roles A loss in checks and balances may take … Continue reading

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Book Review : Making Breakthrough Innovation Happen

Making Breakthrough Innovation Happen:How 11 Indians Pulled Off The Impossible by Porus Munshi India is known as a country not of innovation but of improvisation—or ‘Jugaad’, as they say in Hindi. But that has begun to change. We have enough … Continue reading

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Risk and Rewards

He hails from a middle-class Indian family but went on to the U.S. and made millions. The man behind Exodus Communications and Jamcracker, serial entrepreneur K.B.Chandrasekhar explains what it means to take risks and reap the rewards. Source : ©Entrepreneur … Continue reading

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Is The Dotcom Craze Back? : On August 12, the online travel agency got listed in Nasdaq and raised $70 million from an initial offering of five million shares at $14 each. On the first day of trading, the share price rose 89 percent. … Continue reading

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Prezi – A cool Presentation Making Tool

CEO’s often have to communicate their vision to their stakeholders, clients, employees, potential investors. But presentations are very boring, both to make and then also to present. Prezi makes it extremely easy to create fancy presentations, in a free flow … Continue reading

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Quotes – 4

“Organization doesn’t really accomplish anything. Plans don’t accomplish anything, either. Theories of management don’t much matter. Endeavors succeed or fail because of the people involved. Only by attracting the best people will you accomplish great deeds.” – Colin Powell. The … Continue reading

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Painted Picture : A 3-year vision of the future

Source : Ian Wyatt’s Blog The Painted Picture is designed to be a three year dream plan for a company and the future state of its business. It aims to discuss the WHAT, not the HOW. A strategic plan is … Continue reading

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Crowd Accelerated Innovation

TED’s Chris Anderson says the rise of web video is driving a worldwide phenomenon he calls Crowd Accelerated Innovation — a self-fueling cycle of learning that could be as significant as the invention of print. But to tap into its … Continue reading

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A VC’s evaluation of a CEO

Ben Horowitz has partnered with Mark Andreessen to create a Venture Capital firm,  to invest in and advise high tech companies. Here is  how  Ben and Mark evaluate CEO’s. Does the CEO know what to do? Can the CEO get … Continue reading

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Srijan Financial Inclusion Forum 2010

Srijan Financial Inclusion Forum 2010 Date: October 7-8, 2010 Place: Taj Lands End, Mumbai Srijan Financial Inclusion Forum 2010 to Discuss the Future of Microfinance and Scalable Technology for Financial Inclusion “Regardless of what its critics say – and there … Continue reading

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