Henry Ford On Advertising

I have written multiple blog posts on Henry Ford which you can check here. I feel that his book/biography "My Life and Work" must be included as essential reading for any Management course. Couple of his other books are also excellent (including the one on his relationship with Thomas Edison, titled "Edison As I Knew... Continue Reading →

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Good Read: The Billionaires and The Guru: How a Family Burned Through $2 Billion

(Bloomberg) -- Along the river Beas in North India sits a sprawling spiritual commune that’s somewhere between a traditional ashram and a Florida gated community. There’s a grand meeting hall with tiered spires and pearl domes, but also tract housing and an American-style supermarket. It’s home to 8,000 devotees of the Master: Gurinder Singh Dhillon.... Continue Reading →

Apple: The First Trillion Dollar Company

Apple recently touched market capitalization of $1 trillion! Here are some interesting facts: Apple IPO valuation (Dec 12, 1980): $1.2 billion Apple valuation on 2nd Aug 2018: $1 trillion Stock return since IPO: 50,000% Apple va Nokia rivalry: Valuations today: Apple: $1 trillion Nokia: $30 billion Valuations when iPhone was released in 2007: Nokia: $110... Continue Reading →

Anatomy of A Blowup

I read the following news about Jet Airways: JET AIRWAYS posts loss after 11 straight quarters of profits Loss higher than past 6 quarters of profit combined Fuel costs and higher other expenses dent numbers It reminded me of the following side explaining Nassim Nicolas Taleb's assertion of "Anatomy of A Blowup" Few days ago,... Continue Reading →

CNBC’s Warren Buffett Archive

Yesterday I posted a short blog post with link to 2018 Annual General Meeting of Berkshire Hathaway. I watched the Live telecast of the AGM till very late night (as per India Time). Some days back I posted a blog on Charlie Munger and shared some of his videos. Few days later I wrote another... Continue Reading →

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