Archive for December, 2014

Ready to die

31, Dec 2014

The only thing that I see that is distinctly different about me is I’m not afraid to die on a treadmill. I will not be out-worked, period. You might have more talent than me, you might be smarter than me, you might be sexier than me, you might be all of those things you got […]

It doesn’t matter whether you are being honest or not in the conversation. To be honest is not a choice you make It’s the choice of the recipient. Whether he wishes to listen Whether he wishes to be honest. With himself

Nescafé has a beautiful new ad featuring a stand up comedian with a stutter (no – it’s not real, it’s acted out). While there can be a post on how brands are becoming bold with their approach, the ad struck a different chord Here is a comedian who is selling his stutter as a hook. […]

Watched The Dark Knight again. For the 7th time. Or maybe 8th. I don’t remember. The trailer, when it first came out, blew me away. The movie matched every possible hype around. However, with more views I noticed flaws. In the story, the characters, the sequences. Despite that, it remains one of my all time […]

Nothing great

19, Dec 2014

Nothing great was achieved without getting into the details Nothing great was achieved by playing safe Nothing great was achieved by postponing decisions Nothing great was achieved by saying no just because that’s how it’s done Nothing great was achieved by not willing to have a conversation Nothing great was achieved without the courage to […]

Should we do this?

17, Dec 2014

This isn’t an exciting question when you are starting up. Instead, How can we do this along with what we are doing? Why shouldn’t we do this? When starting new, it’s foolish to assume that the path you are on is the path to success. The DNA should be to pick up multiple paths, measure […]


16, Dec 2014

People spend a fair amount of time analyzing before they start something. Because of two reasons 1. They are preparing themselves for the execution. 2. They are procrastinating the execution It’s amazing how many times people think they are doing the first when they are actually doing the second. It’s even more amazing how many […]

No – cant be done

5, Dec 2014

No – the product can’t be launched now No – the process doesnt allow it No – you cannot get to do this No – it cant be done As you scale, you get to hear this a lot more – from within the company. Whenever you make this statement, complete the following – “No, it […]

You have inspired me!

2, Dec 2014

I am grateful to hear these words a lot of times. But I think – what if I wasn’t there. At that moment. For that cause. Would inspiration have missed the other person? Or would he have sought it from someone or something else – nonetheless? Meet new people Attend talks Watch TED Read Surround […]