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Just a tickmark

The Checklist Manifesto – it sounded like a get-your-life-in-order-using-one-more-organizer type book, but then Bill Gates and Jack Dorsey endorsed it – I had to read! The message is simple: Checklists work. Especially in getting the dumb things out of order. The important insight that Atul brings out, is that a checklist, which is primarily a … Continue reading

As simple as competition

Competition Demystified – this book probably provided more clarity on competitive strategy than all my strategy classes taken together. I picked up this book after I attended a session by Bruce Greenwald – one of the authors of the book (and one of the coolest academics in my opinion) A simple yet powerful alternative to … Continue reading

Of Moths and Flies

I was reading “Lord of the Flies” by William Golding the other day and in the end the protagonist (a 12 year old boy) weeps at the end of innocence – the growing-up of the child and the realization that a harsh reality waits for him on the other side. Now having come out of … Continue reading