Zinda Ho Tum

Life is full of ups and downs. Especially when it is an off day, and you are grappling to come to terms with challenges, difficulties, barriers in front of you. This beautiful piece from the movie Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, is a wonderful listen.


How Exaggerated Constraints can help bring disruptive innovation?

In building products we often come across constraints. Whether it is technical constraint, a business constraint, a statutory constraint or financial constraint, it impedes our activity. It is often these constraints that leads to innovation. When the vision is sacrosanct, Read more…


Beyond Idly, Dosa and Filter Coffee

What is a Darshini? First things First – “A Darshini is a simple restaurant offering: fast service, clean and high quality food at low prices, limited free space, and four/three tables with no seats and no waiters. In Darshinis, the Read more…


A Goliath called Excel

I chanced upon the marketplace button on Facebook app today. It was unveiled in India only this week. Like every product manager, instead of “experiencing” the benefits of the new feature, I was more curious about the proposition, the design, Read more…


Hitting Adversities for a Six – Prof. Hawking Way

I had heard about Prof. Stephen Hawking, knew he was a great “scientist”. I had also seen his appearances in American sitcom The Big Bang Theory. During one of my conversations with Prof Shaleel, we started discussing about Prof.Stephen Hawking. Read more…


Ted Talk, Monica Lewinsky

When the world seems to be up against you, how does one, stand his/her ground? When it seems that everything has come to a standstill how do you rev your engine up? What does it take to stand up for yourself and your dignity. Here’s Monica Lewinsky courageously telling the world, her side of the story.


The Goan Adventure

It was a pleasant afternoon, not too hot, not too cloudy. After about 40 minutes drive from Candolim, 8 of us (4 Adults and 4 kids, youngest was a 4 year old) reached the dock where the yacht that we Read more…


Olfaction in Marketing Communication

A few days back, I was greeted with a pleasant fragrance at the door as I came home from my morning walk. I grabbed the newspaper lying in front of the door and went inside. I sat down to read Read more…


One exercise every agile team must do

Back in 2007, one Friday afternoon, my manager called me in to his office, just as I was about to call it a week. He had just returned from a certification course that he was participating for a week. He Read more…


Jack Ma on Careers

How do I shape my career is probably the most common question, something that every youngster would have. In this video, Jack Ma, provides a great perspective to students on where the focus should be at different age group.