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3 Things: Advice from 2 business eminences — plus cautionary tales from con men and music prodigies

1. A 19-minute fire hose of advice, insights, and the occasional rantThirty-five years ago, Tom Peters and Bob Waterman published In Search of Excellence: Lessons from America’s Best-Run Companies. It was one of the most influential non-fiction
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Budget 2018: 9 suggestions for Arun Jaitley to step up public expenditure

 Finance Minister, Mr Arun Jaitley has let it known that in the forthcoming Union Budget, the government will further boost spending on infrastructure and use it as the key driver of economic growth and recovery. This is clearly welcome; though
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AREA: A Research and Decision-Making Roadmap

“In developing AREA, I realized that the process does much more than provide a research and decision-making roadmap, it makes your work work for you. It heightens your awareness of the motivations and incentives of others. It helps you to avoid bias
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How to Find Your Rhythm and Stick to It!

Friends, consistency is key. Malcolm Gladwell’s 10,000 hours won’t happen until you get in, do the work, plan recovery time, rinse, and repeat. But, then again… Variety is the spice of life! It allows those precious, innovative neurons in our brains
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Scientists glimpse first direct proof of Einstein’s gravitational waves

From: Hindustan TimesRecommended by: Hindustan timesIn a landmark discovery for physics and astronomy, international scientists said on Thursday they have glimpsed the first direct evidence of gravitational waves, or ripples in space-time, which
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Block and tackle execution in an era of rapid innovation

I had an email exchange recently with an individual who is an advisor in our work. It started with my sending him an email referring to a person I had come across - a polymath who exhibited interest and hands-on work in areas far from his chosen
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How Google Sets Goals: Objectives & Key Results

Always wondered, how work gets done at Google. How does execution happen? This video is a very detailed presentation on the OKR process- Objectives and Key Results that everyone at Google Follows. Interestingly this process was suggested to
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Business on the move: making distance irrelevant

Imagine a scenario where a businessman could be location agnostic. What if retrieving business information needed only 2 things: an active internet connection and any computer or mobile, anywhere in the world? Time, is money for a businessman, Time
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Problem-Free Engineering

Tomoo Sugiyama , Director at Yamaha Motor company defined a new approach to improvement activity. He called it Problem-free Engineering. Sociological research proves that any idea can be popularized by  presenting it in the form of  a
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David Allen - Organise and Succeed

"How I get 4 Days of work done in just 4 Hours, and have fun in the process." Read on... Picture this: I was taking care of the HR department of our Company and I was buried with applications that were flowing into our growing company