World eBook Fair – till Aug 4th 2006

We have all heard of book fairs. Now this idea has migrated online. There is a world e-book fair going on since July 4, 2006…

Fortune magazine agrees – rank and yank is dead

TweetIts always encouraging when the Fortune Magazine (MSM) agrees with a call we made  2 months ago – the death of “rank and yank“.  Fortune has actually gone one step further and declared most of Jack Welch’s rules as obsolete in the current circumstances, including his famous rule “be the No.1 or No.2 in the […]

Creative Destruction

Updated: Creative Destruction by Richard Foster and Sarah Kaplan of McKinsey is an excellent book, first published in 2001. Lots of …

Kawaii – the japanese phenomenon of cute

TweetKawaii – Japanese for cute is sweeping the Japanese marketplace. Hello Kitty is an example of cute products which has made it stateside. Many products like toasters, cell phones, flash drives and air-conditioners have been Kawaii-ed in Japan. Piers Fawkes of PSFK tells me that this has been going on for a few years now. […]

Bringing out the best in people

Thanks to Thiruvengadam Vasudevan, who recommended it, I just finished reading Aubrey C. Daniels’s book Bringing out the best in people – how to apply the astonishing power of..