Startup, Strategy, Technology, Think, Thoughts

The Perception Problem

Let us accept that we do not have answers to all the questions. But, we do not want to accept the reality. It is generally more difficult to not know answers to questions. We try and avoid to say ‘I don’t know’. What happens when you are thinking of bigger problems like the Economy in the country, or the Healthcare…

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Entrepreneurship, Experience

Articulating the why

You can be successful today only if you know what you’re doing and why   The most important part of being successful is understanding why you are able to be successful. Success comes with lot of factors – Luck, Connections, Knowledge and being at the right place and at the right time. Apart from all these factors, there is one…

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Startup, Strategy, Think, Thoughts

Attitude towards Error

We all make mistakes and we learn from them. Only when you understand and analyze the error can you incorporate into your life and the mistake never comes up again. But, if it is a one off fix, be rest assured that it will come back. Toyota is quite famous for their Quality and how they incorporate their learning’s back…

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Lessons2Learn, Startup, Strategy

The last mile

Knowledge does not progress merely by gathering data, but by looking for contradictory data.    Many a times we like to make decisions based on available data. You want to buy a car and you start looking out based on your budget and interest. In the process we ask our friends as to what their recommendation is and take in…

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Entrepreneurship, Strategy, Think

Contradictory Data

Knowledge does not progress merely by gathering data, but by looking for contradictory data.    Many a times we like to make decisions based on available data. You want to buy a car and you start looking out based on your budget and interest. In the process we ask our friends as to what their recommendation is and take in…

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Entrepreneurship, Strategy, Think

Challenges which cannot be overcome

We encounter situations which we feel that it cannot be overcome in any way. We are struck and nothing can be done. One thinking is that this is never the case. All situations can be overcome and all it requires is applying our learnings and experiences. At the precise moment, what we need is the ability to think and how…

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Entrepreneurship

Competitive Spirit

I couldn’t help but admire the advertisement from Mercedes celebrating 100 years of BMW. This is the power of competitive spirit. Mercedes in this advertisement is playfully complimenting BMW for their competition and also criticizing that they did not bring out any innovative products in the last 30 years. Complementing competition is something which will flourish. Accepting and acknowledging the…

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Lessons2Learn, Thoughts

Revisiting Expectations

All of us have expectations. Be it at home, work, with friends and family. Everywhere and every time. The most important aspect of expectations is that it becomes the root cause of our disappointments. So, should I not have expectations? You should. We should. All of us should have expectations. But, these expectations should come with the reality. The reality…

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HealthCare, HealthCare in India, Think

Dosha Vs Personalized Medicine

I shared my thoughts on Personalized Medicine being the future of medicine earlier. Recently, I saw a TEDx Talk by Dr. Russ Altman on the topic of Personalized Prescription. What Dr. Russ talks about is how medications works differently on various kinds of bodies and he uses examples to demonstrate how Codin works on different people. For few, it works…

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Experience, Innovation, Think

Blackbox Thinking

Every flight is equipped with a Blackbox, which records all the conversations in the Cockpit and each and every instruction given to the plane. There is no debate on how this is helpful to track how the plane has been operational. Our brain is our blackbox and it records each and every instance of our life, making us what we…

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