Misguided metrics

Posted on Fri 22 April 2016 in Life • 1 min read

Few months ago, I set myself a goal of number of words written every day; a …


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Reverse Impressions

Posted on Fri 22 January 2016 in Life • 1 min read

This mind creates impressions based on impressions. If we like someone, their opinions and values form …


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Sympathy vs Empathy

Posted on Tue 18 August 2015 in Life • 2 min read

In the book, Subject to Change1, authors explain the concepts of sympathy and empathy very …


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A definition of Ownership

Posted on Thu 16 July 2015 in Life • 1 min read

Ownership is about clarity. About a sense of direction, where the product should reach in a …


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On building a habit

Posted on Mon 13 July 2015 in Life • 1 min read

The first ingredient is belief in magic. If you persist on the activity, or build a …


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Run, Forrest, Run

Posted on Thu 22 August 2013 in Life • 2 min read

You made it, my dear friend! You sprang from the ground… broke the doubts… those assumptions …


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On nothing

Posted on Fri 03 May 2013 in Life • 3 min read

It’s been almost six months since I signed up on this experiment - to do nothing …


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An experiment, shipped!

Posted on Wed 30 January 2013 in Life • 1 min read

One evening in August 2012, I and a friend were taking a stroll around Building 3 …


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Awesome hiring pitch

Posted on Sat 23 June 2012 in Life • 1 min read

We are inventing the future,” Jobs told him at the end of a three-hour pitch. “Think …


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Collection of Hrishikesh Mukherjee movies

Posted on Sat 28 April 2012 in Life • 1 min read

Anand (1971
film) Anand (1971 film) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

During my school days, one of my friends recommended Anand …
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Book notes: Jack Welch - Straight from the Gut

Posted on Thu 13 October 2011 in Life • 2 min read

Book: Jack Welch - Straight from the Gut
Author: Jack Welch
Rating: 3/5


Read it early …
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Book notes: Delivering happiness

Posted on Thu 13 October 2011 in Life • 3 min read

Book: Delivering Happiness
Author: Tony Hseih
Rating: 4/5


Read the hard copy in 2010. Digitizing …
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Why Your Passion for Work Could Ruin Your Career

Posted on Mon 08 August 2011 in Life • 1 min read

<a href="http://blogs.hbr.org/cs/2011/08/why_your_passion_for_work_coul.html">http://blogs.hbr.org/cs …

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More learning

Posted on Mon 08 August 2011 in Life • 2 min read

<p>Last Saturday, Prem (class III) also joined us. We continued to play word games. Both …

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As a teacher

Posted on Mon 01 August 2011 in Life • 2 min read

<p>For the past four Saturdays, I (along with a friend) have been volunteering for two-three …

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