history

The Story of Papwa Sewgolum—The unknown Indian sporting great

[ This article has been reproduced from a WhatsApp forward] Long, but interesting read tinged with sadness and the inherent injustice of bigotry that comes through strongly. It was 1955. Graham Wulff was the man behind Oil of Olay. A former Unilever Chemist from Durban, he and business partner Jack Lowe had made the product… Continue reading The Story of Papwa Sewgolum—The unknown Indian sporting great

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Develop Mental Models by Charlie Munger

great article that profiles Charlies Munger The Profile Dossier: Charlie Munger, the Master of Mental Models “Deliver to the world what you would buy if you were on the other end." Polina MarinovaMay 27112 legendary investor Charlie Munger believes that the avoidance of stupidity is more important than the pursuit of excellence. “You have a… Continue reading Develop Mental Models by Charlie Munger

nostalgia

Impromptu Performances

Lucky Ali at Arambol in North Goa after listening to the musical evening was requested for a song and he sang impromptu for all present . Was a lovely setting . Via https://twitter.com/nafisaaliindia/status/1337745853558079488 100 Musicians playing "Love You Zindagi" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_GtJmOSD-Rk A rare clip of Hemant Kumar and V. Balsara in a private setting https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LcveMPjfsK0 The… Continue reading Impromptu Performances

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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’

Portfolio

Why does the Reliance Brand not leave the shores of India ?

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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Principle / Advice you remember from childhood

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

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2 Must watch interviews with Barry Diller

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

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Martin Luther King Day Quotes 15-1-2018 via Social Media

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