December 17, 2016 Vivek Srinivasan

In India we have the habit of choosing short-cuts to doing things which we like to call ‘Jugaad’. Unfortunately, the word has been misconstrued to mean resourceful and has been promoted as the right way to doing thing. Jugaad is an inefficient way of doing something and in the long…

November 23, 2016 Khuzema Siam

How to build a great team – 101 Are you running your business  with stress or bliss? This can be answered by evaluating the manner your  team has been built. You could be a jack of all trades still, running a business with an incompetent team can be really painful….

November 3, 2016 Vivek Srinivasan

You often tend to realise things when you look at them from another point of view. Travelling abroad gives us the perfect opportunity to look at things from another point of view. I was staying at an Airbnb apartment in Paris a couple of weeks back. I was washing vessels…

October 28, 2016 Khuzema Siam

We have been interacting with computers and getting information in return for quite some time, that fundamental nature hasn’t changed, what has evolved is the package in which it is delivered. As  the traditional app services appear to be on the verge of extinction ,the bots , better said intelligent…

October 27, 2016 Nikhil Srinivas 2Comment

Despite being the second most populous and the seventh largest country in the world, we still lack in adequate food production and seem incapable of feeding the populace. Poor supply chain management and inadequate infrastructural facilities are making the lives of people who live below the poverty line miserable. This…

October 3, 2016 Vivek Srinivasan

This happened a while back. But its still quite relevant.   Today morning, Salma told me about a conversation which she had last week. I just had to put it out in public domain because; well, I just had to. Diplomatic Woman: Hi Salma, my daughter did not get into…

September 22, 2016 Larry Kim

Many people believe themselves to be multitasking masters, but could it all be in their heads? Our brains weren’t built to multitask. Our brains are designed to focus on one thing at a time, and bombarding them with information only slows them down. MIT neuroscientist Earl Miller notes that our brains are…

September 19, 2016 Vivek Srinivasan

The other day I was driving out of town. It took me about 45 minutes to do 15 Kms inside of Bangalore at 4 AM. There was no traffic on the road. Once I got out of the city though, I was able to drive a lot faster and covered…

September 14, 2016 Salma Moosa

Productivity – Wikipedia says it is “Productivity is an average measure of the efficiency of production. It can be expressed as the ratio of output to inputs used in the production process, i.e. output per unit of input” Entrepreneurs think – “Productivity is the total time spent on your startup by…