Danger of a Single Story

One of the many things which i have noticed over the past few years has been how wrong I have been about my perception of many folks whom am meeting face to face for the first time. Before I meet them I would have probably read about them on their LinkedIn profile or other social... Continue Reading →

Dogfooding Your own advice

After reading the above brilliant quote from Darren Hardy (author of Compound effect) I have become self-aware of a phenomenon which has been happening all the time. I have noticed that I am treating myself on a different weighing scale (mostly lower) when it comes to giving advice. Most often the bar at which I... Continue Reading →

Diderot Effect

Around a month back met a friend who has moved into a new home and told me that after 2 weeks in the new home he decided to buy a refrigerator costing 1 lakh. Having known him for over 25 years this sort of spending seemed very unlike him.When asked he said his wife and... Continue Reading →

Switch to Cold Pressed Oils

As a student of  economics, I love to study the price patterns of commodities and try to pick up reasons for the price movement. I recently studied the price of chicken and why it has stayed at the same level for almost a decade. I noticed a similar pattern in the price of oils which... Continue Reading →

India’s self goal

Last week I happened to be at the Bullet Proof investment seminar at Chennai and had the pleasure of listening to the wisdom of Nilesh Shah. He bought out very interesting stats to showcase that India will finally grow after the painful transition from the economy from informal to formal.He ended the talk in raising... Continue Reading →

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