3 years of Product

It’s going to be 3 years of doing product very soon. Time hasn’t really flown, it never does in PM-ing :P, but it hasn’t been a drag. I am not publishing this as a guide on how to be a good PM, frameworks to get into PM, etc. Why? Because there are much better and…

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War Politics: India x China

All war is bad! War against neighbours specially so! It leads to unimaginable loss of life, normalcy, happiness and prosperity not only for the right here and now, but for generations to come. Its sad that the Ukranian and Russian people have to go through the mad whims of the “strongman” Putin. I hope the…

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Happiness I

A topic that has kept me on my toes and my brain on a dose for a long, long time now. I am always scared to write about happiness as it is really tough to ascertain whether I have enough context to put thoughts into words. But like everything else, this needs to be done.…

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Seriously…

How do we measure progress? A bunch of variables, benchmarked against what is being exhibited by people around the world. We have been trained to do so! Measuring ourselves against the competition that is “Out There” is not just phenotype but is ingrained in our genes. Our world is a relative world. The idea of…

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Gamification II

Following are the notes I took in the Gamification class conducted by Prof. Kevin Werbach at The Wharton School The Design Process Design is a process of attacking problems. Its not always something that is used in creative pursuits (be it advertising, graphic, UI/UX etc) Design is a general approach to address challenges. Design thinking…

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Hot Haste

The last two weeks have been fun, trying to figure out why we move like cars on a highway as if we have destinations to reach, which never seem to arrive. This brings me back to the subject, “What is it all about?” The question is like an onion, layers of which are constituted by questions…

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Your Price is Wrong

I started investing in the markets last year. Everything made sense, or so I thought! Investing is a really fun game. You get to read a lot. You learn about a lot of businesses, a lot of whom were already a part of your daily lives but you never noticed. After a lot of reading…

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