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Mixing friendship and business

Friendships give us a high and often the source of disappointment. What is the purpose of friendship? 1) Networking – help each other with their abilities to do things hard to do alone. 2) Reassurance – helping to realize that… Continue Reading →

Why oracle’s move to buy, tick-tock is a bad idea

Oracle is the 2nd largest software company that largely escaped the scrutiny on the amount of data they have on people, which is probably more than Apple, Google, Amazon, and Facebook combined! They just escaped it by being perceived as… Continue Reading →

Competition is for losers – My thoughts on Elon Musk’s strategy

A founder must always aim to achieve a monopoly. It may not be achieved but is undoubtedly a goal that fine-tunes business strategy. The best way to do it is to talk about lofty goals that competitors will think is… Continue Reading →

Will there be another depression soon?

Will we be going through another economic depression soon? Early humans laid down on their back and looked up at the starry night and thought these are tiny holes on our dome through which we could see the heavens. Those… Continue Reading →

Deconstructing Guilt and Shame

Human babies are born without any spindle nerves. Spindle cells have exotic structures and patterns of connection. Humans have only about 80,000 out of 10Billion neurons. They start appearing in a baby at about four months and develop over 2/3… Continue Reading →

UPilot Master Plan – just between you and me.

The initial product of UPilot is a Sales CRM positioned as a viable alternative for companies that want to upgrade to a reasonably priced role-based access solution to scale their sales organization and get excellent forecasts. It packages the enterprise… Continue Reading →

Growth and Nature..

Imagine you are climbing up a ramp, now imagine the ramp is made of a treadmill carpet that is slowly sliding back – at the same pace that you can walk at an average speed. So if you keep walking,… Continue Reading →

Deconstructing Narrative: Identities, Beliefs, and Thoughts.

Sometimes when we sleep, we dream. It happens in a stage of sleep architecture called the REM stage. My thinking is that when you wake up, you wake up into a collective dream of your family, village, town, country, and… Continue Reading →

We are putting GDP ahead of our lives.

Plato predicted that democracy would lead to nations that are governed by bullies and brutes. Given a choice, people will always elect the seller of candies and avoid the dentist. In Mauritius, where I am now for a few months,… Continue Reading →

AR and VR progress – Mixed Reality Standalone

Whenever there is a considerable improvement in AR / VR that will make user adoption a bit more closer to reality, it is an exciting moment in the evolution of the technology. I believed mixed reality is what is going… Continue Reading →

Excuses Distractions and Problems

Imagine if life was a video game where you are trying to go from one level to another. The game has three aspects that slow you down. There are small and big shiny bottles with energy drink written on it…. Continue Reading →

Kevin Kelly + Marc Andreessen – Being optimistic about the future

  This is a very rough transcript of a discussion between that I did for personal use, sharing it here in case anyone finds it useful   You can watch the amazing episode here :       KK   … Continue Reading →

Implementing OKR system

In UPilot, we implemented OKR this quarter and have it up and running for almost a month now. I knew getting the team aligned perfectly is an excellent way to make progress fast. But was struggling with how to get… Continue Reading →

Coaching the coachable

Going from the state of unconscious incompetence to effortless competence requires a set of 3 traits that makes the transition possible. The absence of any one of those three means that you are trying to coach the uncoachable. This results… Continue Reading →

The Discipline of Market Leaders

#weekendreading When customers make a purchase decision, they usually put all the information into three boxes, operational aspects like price and durability, product features, and if the offering will fulfill their needs or not. A company to attain market leadership… Continue Reading →

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