What’s Your $5 Distraction?

The Stanford professor Tina Seelig divided the class into several teams and gave $5 to each team. The goal was to make as much money as possible within 2 hours and then give a 3 minute presentation to the entire class. While some teams used the $5 and 2 hours in traditional ways like buying... Continue Reading →

Familiar Tool. Different Environment.

A butcher, A chef and A Samurai wield the same piece of metal. Each is a master of their craft. Each has a different way of holding it and can use it with their eyes closed. The results though are entirely different when you ask one to do the other’s job. Familiar tool, different environment.... Continue Reading →

Good Read: Life Expectancies and Tennis Racquets

"A Matter of Numbers" by Dilip D'souza is one of my favourite columns in Mint daily. It talks about my favourite subject - Mathematics and tries to decode things around us through the lens of mathematics, statistics etc. It often stimulates thinking or provides some scintillating insights. Dilip's latest column "Life expectancies and tennis racquets"... Continue Reading →

Good Read: Customer-Based Corporate Valuation (CBCV)

Business Models and Business Valuation (or Valuation, in general) is one of my most favourite topics. I have followed several legends (likes of Warren Buffett, Charlie Munger, Ben Graham, Prof. Aswath Damodaran et al), books and blogs on their philosophy of how to value a business. Customer-Based Corporate Valuation (CBCV) is an interesting approach, especially... Continue Reading →

Avoid “Great” And “Very”

My recent post on Review of Anthony Horowitz Books got many views and like. That was a pleasant surprise to me! I didn't know that Horowitz is so popular and widely searched. But this has motivated me to write book reviews more often! However, today I want to write about another topic which I had... Continue Reading →

Decoding Wordle

I wrote a blog post about Wordle a few days ago. I have been playing it since a few days and liked it as a daily exercise for the grey cells. But more than the puzzle I am also finding it interesting to read/listen to various perspectives on the puzzle. Why has it become so... Continue Reading →

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