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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 →

Why my next phone will also be an iPhone

I have witnessed several Android vs. iPhone debates over many years. Some android phones are expensive. And somehow our minds are wired to think, if it is as expensive as an Apple product, it must be secure too. In the… Continue Reading →

Deconstructing Ambition, Motivation and Drive.

Highly ambitious, highly motivated, driven – I keep seeing these words used in almost all CVs I receive for a review. Recently I saw a candidate who had all 3 written on it – I casually asked what is ambition, what… Continue Reading →

A different way to look at privacy

When it comes to the topic of privacy, If you are the type of person who thinks, “I have nothing to hide” ” I do not mind sharing data for better services” it can be a good idea to read… Continue Reading →

Living to 600 with the health of a 20 year old.

According to Ray kurzweil, humanity is close of achieving longevity escape velocity, meaning for every year a human is alive, science will be able to keep him or her alive for one more year, which means humans will be technically… Continue Reading →

How are companies/ brands perceived?

Vision, mission statements…blah blah. What is the importance of all this? How do you build a brand – why should there be a code of ethics and a “how we do things here” for every company? I think I finally… Continue Reading →

Better alternative to Elon’s rating system

Last week I wrote about how significant improvement was the proposed Journalist rating system is to improve news in general. Upon further reflection, I think the rating system is not going to solve anything only create more confusion, and we… Continue Reading →

Why I think Elon Musk is doing a service to humanity with his rating system

Human beings are fragile; they are affected by everything. The warmth or coldness of the cup you are holding, the ambient light, music, the tone of voice, a small change in facial expression, everything affects the narrative going on in… Continue Reading →

Fate – What is leadership?

In Greek and Roman mythology the three goddesses who preside over the birth and life of humans. Each person was thought of as a spindle, around which the three Fates (Clotho, Lachesis, and Atropos) would spin the thread of human… Continue Reading →

Bullish on France

France is a country where I go to relax and recharge. Mostly end of the year, like in 2017. It is my 2nd home. I am bullish on the future of France maintaining leadership in world political and economic stage…. Continue Reading →

A good day…

19th April: My day started with an email from a customer expressing interest to invest in UPilot. The day ended with a phone call confirming an investment – with another customer. Days like this make it worth all the hard… Continue Reading →

Economy & Crypto

Here are two videos worth watching.   Ray Dalio explains how the economic machine works.   Ever wonder how Bitcoin (and other cryptocurrencies) actually work? Now that you understand both, can you make a guess on how cryptocurrency could potentially… Continue Reading →

Has Apple Changed?

Apple is doing a lot of things that are making users lose trust in the brand. It started with news that Apple had given screen access to Uber to track it’s users even when they are no longer using the… Continue Reading →

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