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10 Tips for Smart Managers for Success in an Information Age

Steve Jobs, one of the most successful technology entrepreneurs and executives, did not have a degree or background in computer science or programming. Steve is not alone; this is also true of many other “digital immigrants” who have made significant contributions to IT. If people without a technology background can be technology pioneers, such success […]

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Create to Connect – The Content Trap

Product quality, hypertargeting, user personalization, and customization are today’s prescriptions for digital success. And they may be precisely why so many companies find digital transformation hard, misdiagnose threats to their business, and miss opportunities. These prescriptions tend to lead firms to focus on customers one by one and miss the connections that arise from managing […]

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Authors, Business, Business Books, Economics, Penguin Random House, Penguin Random House India, Random House, Random House India

7 essential additions to every entrepreneur’s bookshelf

While the United States was the land of opportunity in the 20th century, the title has been usurped by India in the 21st century.  At present, India is the fastest growing and fourth largest startup ecosystem in the world. This growth is being spearheaded mainly by young, unsatisfied professionals who want more from life than […]

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Extract – Seek: Finding Your True Calling

Dear Son… Another academic year comes to a close soon. Later down the year, thousands of bright youngsters and future leaders will join or rejoin the corporate world after graduation or post graduations. Reminded me of my own Campus to Corporate transition in July 1997.  I was about to take the train to Bangalore for […]

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Business, Management

Why Working Hard Is Not Good Enough?

I have seen scores of students, working professionals, and young entrepreneurs really working hard and trying to scale the ladder of success. Every other person you meet is busy answering emails, filling reports, learning, inventing, selling, sweating it out, and hitting the road. In short, running very hard, pushing themselves to achieve, accomplish, and be […]

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Business, Extracts

Why does monopoly arise?

For the first time in the long history of India, a new kind of visitor docked its ships in the prosperous western port city of Surat circa 1600 C.E. Over millennia prior to this event, India had had many visitors. They included the Zoroastrians and the Jews who reached India’s western shores to avoid religious […]

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Business, Management, Reviews

Praise for ‘What I Did Not Learn At IIT’

“The world will globalize even further leading to new opportunities and new challenges. Young professionals will need to build and hone new skills. It will not be their knowledge, but what they do with it that will be important.  This book will surely help engineers prepare themselves for professional careers. The book is an easy […]

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