The Best Teams Act Like Musicians


The Best Teams Act Like Musicians – 99U Switch Chairs (and Roles) Often “The aggregate personality is really crucial, and it’s something that you have to address with a group culture that is subtle and trusting enough that collective personality will naturally come into being,” Play Your Part “…worrying about the legitimacy of one’s contributions […]

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Choice Paralysis


Good talk from Sheena Iyengar, must see Takeaways on Choice Paralysis Remediation: Cut – Less is more. We need more options to be successful might not necessarily be true. Concretize – Make it vivid. More information might not help in choice. What might help if you can see concrete outcomes Categorization – More Categories, fewer choices. Category should mean […]

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When SMART is not smart enough


SMART – We have heard this many times in management presentations and/or have been advised that our goals should adhere to this standard. So what is SMART goal – S  – Specific M – Measurable A – Attainable R – Relevant T – Time-bound Also, the goals should answer these questions (W’s) – *Who:      Who […]

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Idolize Bill Gates, Not Steve Jobs


Good Article…. Apple is undoubtedly the gold standard of today’s tech world. In fact, it’s probably the gold standard of American industry at the moment. Its innovative design, user interface, and ecosystem make it a titan in any category it enters. And it’s clear that Steve Jobs was the reason Apple rose to its current […]

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Interesting Read from HBR


Interesting article from HBR on discovery and leadership. It is important that leadership is involved in process of discovery while working on ideas and innovations. It is not enough to participate in the staged reviews The Dangers of Delegating Discovery  Scott Anthony Delegation is a necessary survival skill for senior executives. But when executives delegate […]

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Interesting Podcast – .Net Rocks


Takeaways from Podcast Handshake – Agreement after requirement gathering about vocabulary between subject matter export (SME) and the developer. Concepts to Ponder – Similarity Analysis and Cluster Analysis. Using Rules Engine to mimic customer behaviors. Carl and Richard talk to Loren Goodman from InRule Technologies about rule engines. Loren talks about how rule engines help […]

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What is Gyaan!!


Gyaan: 1. Trivial Knowledge (in the overbearing sense) 2. Someone giving gyaan becomes a chupper king Gyaan: Fully integrated knowledge of the Self; the vision of Oneness; awareness of the Self as the only reality.

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