Reliance Industries is one of the amazing success stories in Indian corporate history that arrives once in a century. The story of their founder Dhirubhai Ambani is even more interesting. In 1977 Reliance Industries listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange which initiated the equity cult in India. In the 80s they became a 'Textile Giant',… Continue reading Why does the Reliance Brand not leave the shores of India ?
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This article was brought to my attention by Sridhar Rajagopalan, former CEO and founder of Educational Initiative at one of the board meetings around the 2013 - 2014 time frame. He shared a photocopy of the article, from which I could not figure out the publication that had published it nor the date of the… Continue reading Death Of A Salesman by Rohinton Aga
A tweet (a question) from Hunter Walk @hunterwalk got some great responses. I felt the need for the answers/ responses to be captured for better readability. Some responses to above Most people spend their lives trying to find and collect golden eggs. Few people learn how to be the goose that lays the golden egg.… Continue reading Principle / Advice you remember from childhood
I am starting to admire Barry Diller, who started building out IAC (InterActiveCorp) at the age of 49. Difficult to find a person who understands media and the internet better than Barry. Barry Diller joins Influencers with Andy Serwer The David Rubenstein Show: Barry Diller He believes one needs to forget success, be curious, demonstrate… Continue reading 2 Must watch interviews with Barry Diller
Posting in one place, MLK quotes that were shared via facebook, twitter, etc. on Martin Luther King Day 2018 “If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.” "A social movement that only moves people is only a revolt. A movement that changes both people and institutions is a revolution" "Our lives begin to end the day… Continue reading Martin Luther King Day Quotes 15-1-2018 via Social Media
Few companies getting some good traction. Daily Ninja: They are digitizing the last mile in daily morning milk delivery. In addition to milk, they also deliver fresh bread, eggs, fresh chapatis, vegetables etc. For now available in select apartments across Bangalore. Portfolio company Towness manages the non-milk backend for Daily Ninja. GenWise Talent Development: This is India's… Continue reading Companies to Watch 12-01-2018
(via 25 iq) some interesting things the author observed and leaned from Paul Graham, founder of Y-combinatorsome I like wereFor [a product or service] to surprise me, it must be satisfying expectations I didn’t know I had. No focus group is going to discover those. Only a great designer can.The exciting thing about market economies… Continue reading Things I have learned from Paul Graham
Travel works on Exposure, integral part of my 3E equation. Whenever I evaluate a person i don't know or a resume, I apply the 3E formula, Education, Experience and Exposure. Like my good friend Kiran aptly pointed out, one needs at least 2 Es to make any conversation interesting. The articles areWhy we Travel by… Continue reading 4 Travel Articles of Note
Rishi Jaitly, India Market Director Twitter, talks to The Idea Exchange (via Indian Express) read full interview >>>> He makes some good points that are worth noting, Twitter was invented as an SMS status update service in California around 8 years ago. We think of twitter as -- this idea of a town square,… Continue reading Some points from a Twitter Conversation with Rishi Jaitly