Recently, I’ve been simmering with the heat of anger brought on by instances of terrible communication around me. Sadly, as Indians, we suck at communicating well with almost everyone – our people, our governments, our institutions, our families, our peers and employees, in our daily lives.
Most people who’ve started as engineers (or are still engineers) tend to eschew bullshit. In fact, it takes a long time – or an MBA – to turn a person who sees life as black, white and grey, into a person who sees nothing and makes a big production out of it.
Having grown up in an house that eschewed waste, I’ve naturally come to abhor a lack of efficiency in pretty much everything I do, especially at work. And when you’re running your own business or managing a startup, nothing eats into productivity and money like the time wasters that are often a part of many… Read More
An oft-quoted statement that I’ve heard about startups says: Every morning in Africa, a gazelle wakes up. It knows it must outrun the fastest lion or it will be killed. Every morning in Africa, a lion wakes up. It knows it must run faster than the slowest gazelle, or it will starve. It doesnâ€™t matter… Read More