Recently I attended a leadership meeting where I had a brief discussion with Business Unit Head about the Strategy of our company not to diversify and focus on only one specific Industry vertical i.e. Banking and Financial Services (BFS). This was about Data and Analytics capabilities. I made a point with an analogy which was... Continue Reading →
This is an amazing story shared by Andre Agassi about how he deciphered Boris Becker's service based on his tongue movement. Not only he did that but he was smart enough to understand that he should use that information sparingly so that he didn't come to know that Agassi had figured out that peculiar thing... Continue Reading →
In this pandemic and lockdown many of us are forced to think about the meaning of life... As Richard Dawkins says the Universe has no purpose. Similarly, our life has no purpose. It is upto us to give life a meaning. We have only finite time. And it's reducing with each passing moment. It's up... Continue Reading →
Daniel Kahneman and Yuval Noah Harari are two of the great thinkers alive and also among the people I like to follow. I had read Daniel Kahneman's book Thinking Fast and Slow partly. I had really liked it, however it is not an easy read. It is in small type font and very verbose. The... Continue Reading →
Read this on the backdrop of the controversy surrounding WhatsApp's security policy change, and data privacy debate etc. As they say, when you are not paying for the product, YOU are the product. There is no free lunch in this world.
Here is an interesting article by Manu Joseph in his weekly column in Mint newspaper. Purpose may not be as important as it's made out to be I partially agree with point of view that "Purpose" was created or at least propagated by a small group of people for some "purpose". Self-help books is a... Continue Reading →
“We do not see things as they are, we see them as we are.” I had seen this quote and this image before. But what's interesting today is that I saw this on Twitter with a follow-up question: Someone asked: "Anyone know is there is an official term in psychology for this? I’ve been thinking... Continue Reading →
One of the better outcomes of COVID-19 and lockdown is a sudden and sharp rise in online talks, interviews and conferences. Some really good shows have happened since March 2020. Some old talk shows have morphed into the online chat - for example Karan Thapar's chat show, Algebra etc. One such important show is Manthan... Continue Reading →