Book Giveaway #42: The Power of Habit

You are nothing but a collection of habits – almost a robot. It would not be inaccurate to say that we all are sleepwalking our way through life because of our habits. We are sleepwalking towards our failures as well as successes. Our habits can break us. Our habits can make us. Habits provide the easiest (often the only) way to accomplish anything worthwhile- just make sure that you have the right habits to accomplish that particular goal. Continue reading Book Giveaway #42: The Power of Habit

Book Giveaway #41: Freakonomics

A core theme of the book is “incentives”. All of us are driven by incentives – not just economic but also social and moral incentives. The insights from this book can applied to any area of your life or business or even politics – for example – the amount of money spent by political candidates does not matter greatly in an election. Continue reading Book Giveaway #41: Freakonomics

Book Giveaway #40: Finding the Next Steve Jobs

What does it take to be the “father of electronic gaming”? What does it take to be the first boss of Steve Jobs? Maybe a lot – could be being the right person at the right time.

Or, maybe, that is retrospective wisdom? Certainly, the same opportunity was available to many, but only Nolan Bushnell though “think through” and “act upon” his instincts?

Bushnell is here to help – he offers 51 things to know – especially if you wish to bring out and nourish the genius in yourself and others. Continue reading Book Giveaway #40: Finding the Next Steve Jobs

Book Giveaway #37: Unusual People Do Things Differently

… from well-known names like Mike Lawrie, Azim Premji and Mother Teresa to a chef, a masseuse and a service boy, with whom he has had meaningful interactions and who have inspired him. He includes people from a broad professional spectrum; CEOs, doctors, the director general of police, realtors, an attorney, a chartered accountant, a consultant and a sports coach are among those who make his list. ” Continue reading Book Giveaway #37: Unusual People Do Things Differently

Book Giveaway #34: Operations Team Leadership

A number of businesses accelerate their way to scaling up production capacities, hiring large teams and even achieving desired revenue levels. But, at the end of the day, or more accurately, at the end of the financial year, it is discovered that the business in being run in a loss. To avoid this, some CEOs ensure Profit & Loss account in made on a daily basis. E-commerce businesses fiercely track unit economics. Continue reading Book Giveaway #34: Operations Team Leadership

Book Giveaway #33: Eight Giant Steps to Global Domination

I think the biggest little secret that I can offer is “try to shape the universe differently”. It can be very intimidating to try to take a new product to market or open a new business.
The key is that you must not think yourself as a small part of the big bad world. Instead, you must find a way to make yourself the big fish in the little sea. Continue reading Book Giveaway #33: Eight Giant Steps to Global Domination