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20 Important Lessons from “Rich Dad, Poor Dad”

Many people work very hard in their life, few work 10+ hours a day but eventually do not save much and never get rich. 

Robert Kiyosaki, author of the book explains smart ways to escape this “rat race”. I have summarized the book for your quick, better understanding. Please note that this book has very big impact on my life and my goals.

Summary from the Book:

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5G at a glance

We all have been reading a lot about the launch of 4G in India.  The air is filled with buzz as many types of debate and discussions are taking place.   Today articles are being written on what will happen in terms of pricing and completion with the launch of 4G by one of the major telecom players. This made me wonder what will come next after 4G. Is 5G waiting for us in offering?

With this curiosity, I surfed the internet to discover the when, what, who and where about 5G. Read More…

7 Key concepts of Health Insurance 

Health Insurance

Recently, one of my close friend’s mother had cardiac arrest and she had to be immediately admitted in nearby star hospital. At the time of admission, hospital asked to deposit huge amount even before admitting her. My friend was not in that position to deposit that amount. That’s when he called me & asked for some monetary help. Needless to say that I helped him. But, later after her mother was operated & discharged, I asked him one day as don’t you have health insurance for you & your parents? That’s when I learnt that he had landed in soup by buying health insurance policy, which didn’t helped him in the need of the hour. Read More…

7 Questions with Biren Parekh

This sure made my day! Here is a link to my latest interview – 7 Questions with Biren Parekh. Jonno White is a highly effective and experienced leadership coach. He has transformed several large and medium-sized corporations through his leadership coaching. 

One can read answers to the following 7 questions in my interview

 

  1. What have you found most challenging as a CEO or executive of a large enterprise?
  2. How did you become a CEO or executive of a large enterprise? Can you please briefly tell the story?
  3. How do you structure your work days from waking up to going to sleep?
  4. What’s the most recent significant leadership lesson you’ve learned?
  5. What’s one book that has had a profound impact on your leadership so far? Can you please briefly tell the story of how that book impacted your leadership?
  6. How do you build leadership capacity in a large enterprise?
  7. What is one meaningful story that comes to mind from your time as a CEO or executive of a large enterprise so far?

 

Grateful to my company Intellect Design Arena Ltd for the opportunity and freedom to showcase my leadership strength over years. 
 
Waiting to hear your thoughts!

 

 

 

 

A “Green” Mystery

Recently, we were passing by a plant Nursery & my wife asked me to stop and purchase some indoor plants. Since I also love the same, we stopped by & my wife purchased a few indoor plants. Few of them caught my attention & I decided to buy those which looked bit fancy. I asked the nursery owner if they could be grown indoors without direct sunlight. He said yes. That is where we bought our mystery plant! Read More…

Agile V/s Waterfall – A Comparision

We have been hearing a lot about comparison between Waterfall project management versus Agile. And many of us have been dilemma as what exactly each one means & which one to use. 

To address this, I am hereby publishing a Presentation prepared by Mr Koti, who is PMP, ACP, PSM1, PAHM, CSP, ITIL & PMI India Senior Champion. Pls click here to view the same.

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It was nice to see “Thank you Note” from Agile Network India. 👌

It was an interesting panel discussion with eminent panelists (Sandhya Vasudevan and Ashutosh Dabral) and moderated by Yashasree Barve.

I have been speaker/panelist 🎤of Agile Network India conferences multiple time and I have thoroughly enjoyed taking part as a speaker/panelist due to two reasons

1 – Unique topics
2 – Well organized

Kudos 👍 to Priyank DK PathakNoopur PathakPrashant M J and team for advocating Agile mindset through such conferences and webinars.

#agilenetworkindia #agilemindset #agileleadership #speakers #panelists #agile #thankyou

Are Digital Gadgets disrupting your sleep???

Recently, survey had finding that 9 out of ten young adults using gadgets may not get enough sleep as a result of light from using their smartphones and tablets before calling it a night. As you might be aware, phone & tablet screens emit short wavelength blue light, which interferes with the production of melatonin, a hormone needed to control sleep patterns.  Due to this, lots of people are unable to get sound sleep at night.
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