Category Archives: Personal Reflections

My 3 Words for 2012

2011 has been an amazing year on so many dimensions: Our second son, Aniket (a.k.a. one who makes the whole world his home), was born on June 13. Aditya (a.k.a. the Sun), our other son who is almost 3, started … Continue reading

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One of my favorite blogs is Rodinhood by Alok Kejriwal. Alok’s latest post on “What Entrepreneurs must learn from Fashion Models!” is both hilarious and insightful. Its a must read, in my book.

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Gandhian Innovation

HBR calls it Gandhian innovation, the BusinessWeek refers to it as jugaad, and Carlos Ghosn (Renault/Nissan CEO) calls it frugal engineering. These are just some of the buzzwords used to describe a uniquely Indian model of innovation, one that builds global quality … Continue reading

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“We are What We Choose”

Jeff Bezos’s commencement address to the Princeton class of 2010; “We are What We Choose” struck a chord for me.  In this, Jeff recounts a story from his childhood, making the point that “Cleverness is a gift, kindness is a … Continue reading

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A Proud PC User…

I recently left Microsoft after having worked there for more than 4 years and returned to the valley (to join Foundation Capital where I invest in both the US and in India related opportunities ). One of the hardest adjustments … Continue reading

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