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Relocating to India – Home is where the heart is

Relocating to India wasn’t planned. It was on our minds for a while. Your first child is quite an experience. It literally acted as a trigger that was waiting to fire for a long time. Hey! you know what it’s like to sleep peacefully right? Not as bad for me now but its true! Babies […]

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Misinformation effect – workings of a trojan horse

Misinformation effect can be explained best via a metaphor. A Trojan horse – usually an eavesdropping kind of a computer virus, or as some of you may know the mythological wooden horse with hidden warriors inside used by the Greek to end the siege of city of Troy. I think the metaphor continues to evolve and its […]

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Smartphone is now officially boring. Wait, that can be a good thing!!

The rumour is true. When was the last time you got really excited watching a smartphone launch? I bet it was a long time ago. Even the once highly sought after leaks are all too lacklustre these days. I love to be on Twitter during a major launch event and watch some really funny mock-tweets. […]

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The magic of new beginnings

I trust the magic of new beginnings. New beginnings are almost always magical. They often mean new routine, people and places. A skeptic looks at these quite differently, but an optimist always just knows! I am in the latter category. The force of change I have experienced over last few months is simply incredible. “You […]

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Chasing the sunshine, yet missing the rainbow?

chasing the sunshine is great but you must not miss the rainbow. Focus on present at workplace and in your lives. Leadership lessons.

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Space exploration – We simply don’t have time on our side

space exploration is going slower than humanity needs. we need renaissance to make sure we can find another home for our civilisation.

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Pokemon Go and Google’s inception-ism

Folks, it is the Pokemon Go season 🙂 are you excited? Perhaps not?! Ok, tell me one thing honestly. Do you get strange looks from your millennial friends when they find out you haven’t played Pokemon Go or that you don’t know how to use Snapchat?  Don’t play Pokemon Go? good news, you are not alone. I will give […]

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Soft power – why product leaders should instil and harness

soft power is about using influence over authority and it is one of the most underrated skillsets we come across. Read some practical tips.

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Chatbot | Are Bots without chat the future?

Chatbot is all rage. Are they the right solution though? First principles suggests we shouldn’t ask user for too much input.

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The story of joyous blackouts

I assume, few people in the developed world are familiar with the concept of blackouts. Human brain is quite the genius! Some sights and smells can magically trigger decades old memories in vivid detail; sort of like biological virtual reality! So! Last Sunday, the smell of a burning candle magically took me deep down the memory lane. I […]