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An Experiment in Trust

I am publishing this article without the permission of the author, my uncle Prof S.H. Patil, with the fear that it may get lost in the deluge of information available today. ----- Start of Article ----------- It is generally acknowledged that there are many things seriously wrong with our system of education. Otherwise we could… Continue reading An Experiment in Trust

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Calibrating – India vs China

I first visited Shanghai in 1996 and at that time the pace of development was exhilarating. I had accepted that catching up for India would be a tall order, but then I was young and optimistic that India would catch up one day. Also had the opportunity to work in Hong Kong from 1998 to… Continue reading Calibrating – India vs China

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The Future of Food

Was forwarded this presentation by Bhavish Sood which a must read tagtaste-india-opportunity-mapping-reportDownload Some notes from the presentation The restaurant business is a big gamble Only 0.7% restaurants that have been in existence for at least three years ever paid Income Tax. 49% of restaurants are not profitable restaurants that are bubbling all the time one… Continue reading The Future of Food

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Great Article and Thread on ‘Trader Joes’

Trader Joes is one of my favourite food stores. Whenever I visit the States I never fail to visit it. It is such a pleasure to walk the isles and check out the products. The choice is eclectic and they always have some new surprises. The Article: How Trader Joe’s Wine Obsession Launched Its Grocery… Continue reading Great Article and Thread on ‘Trader Joes’

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A short and effective 30 second speech

Friends A short speech by the CEO of Coca Cola, short, effective and profound “Imagine life as a game in which you are juggling some five balls in the air. You name them – Work, Family, Health, Friends and Spirit and you’re keeping all of these in the air. You will soon understand that work is a rubber ball. If you drop it, it… Continue reading A short and effective 30 second speech

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Thomas Jefferson, His Life and some Quotable Quotes

Some facts of Thomas Jefferson's life  from a forwarded email.  Strongly felt these facts and some quotable quotes need to be captured for future reference. Thomas Jefferson was a very remarkable man who started learning very early in life and never stopped. At 5, began studying under his cousin's tutor. At 9, studied Latin, Greek and French.… Continue reading Thomas Jefferson, His Life and some Quotable Quotes