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Gratitude – 2017 ; Welcome – 2018

Dear 2017, I have fond memories of you. This past year has been absolutely amazing. Wanted to thank all my family, friends, colleagues,  advisors, together with known acquaintances and unknown angels who have helped me in this wonderful year! Very … Continue reading

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Chanakya’s 3 questions v/s Aristotle’s First Principles

For some time now, I have been trying to find an answer to a question that has been on my mind. Which is more important- Chanakya’s 3 questions or Aristotle’s First principles? For a brief understanding of these two scholars, … Continue reading

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Will Artificial Intelligence kill your job?

Answer is Yes and No. All of us have been seeing many articles recently about the coming armageddon of job losses. Some have even predicted that almost 75-80% of all jobs will go away. Time for us to take step … Continue reading

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11 Rings – Phil Jackson – Mindfulness of a Zen master

I read Phil Jackson’s 11 Rings again recently. Some of the lessons are profound. Here is a simple presentation with those 11 lessons of a zen master of basket ball. Greatest coach of all times.   11 RINGS – SOUL … Continue reading

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You are who you hire

What’s the secret of a truly successful organization?. Its a cliche – Its all about hiring great people. I have a simple rule. If you hire a great team member, you dont have to manage them. We tried to solve … Continue reading

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Yahoo Saga – Marissa Mayer: the futurist

https://next.ft.com/content/c8f8176c-5285-11e6-9664-e0bdc13c3bef Its easy for anyone to criticize someone for failures. I think Marissa Mayer @marissamayer was right on so many things that happened at Yahoo. But in the brutal and ruthless tech world, you need to get everything right. Not … Continue reading

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everything is irrelevant

Google’s Leading Futurist Predicts Humans Will Start Living Forever by 2029 http://thescienceexplorer.com/brain-and-body/google-s-leading-futurist-predicts-humans-will-start-living-forever-2029 Why would anyone wants to live forever? Ray Kurzweil, thinks many people would want to live. May be the science will reach such peak. But should anyone live … Continue reading

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EY announces Finalists for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2016 in New Jersey

EY announces Finalists for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2016 in New Jersey PR Newswire ISELIN, N.J., April 26, 2016 ISELIN, N.J., April 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — EY today announced the finalists for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year … Continue reading

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Revenge of Steve Jobs?

Did Steve wanted the whole society to be addicted to seeing the handset 24X7? http://www.medicaldaily.com/cell-phones-make-sleepy-screen-addicted-socially-awkward-students-their-grades-dont-stand-300562 http://www.timeslive.co.za/scitech/2016/04/13/Eight-in-10-teens-nervous-when-separated-from-cellphone People see their iPhones more than 270 times per day!! Will this addiction ever reduce? Only time will tell. Cheers, Giri Devanur Share This:

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APPS -Accountability, Predictability, Profitability and Sustainability

For the last few months I am developing a framework, which I call ‘APPS’, for corporate executives. Every job and every role, in any company, comes with 4 simple measures. Here are the 4 fundamental questions every professional must ask themselves: Am … Continue reading

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