Clothing, Food, General, Travel

A Trip to Truly God’s Own Country – Kerala for the ICTT 2013


Sagittarius and travel goes hand in hand. Needless to say, I love traveling. In the past, I've lived & worked in different countries. Includes Moscow in Russian Federation, Oxford in the UK, Cheltenham in Gloucestershire in the UK, London, and different places in India (Kolkata, Mangalore, Bangalore, New Delhi etc) and the list goes on.… Continue reading A Trip to Truly God’s Own Country – Kerala for the ICTT 2013

Apple, General, Social Media, Work

Reinvent Yourself. Designed In California.


The 2nd week of June, thus far, has been exciting. First - I traveled to Kovalam from 7-9 June. Kovalam is a beach town by the Arabian Sea in Thiruvananthapuram city, Kerala, India, located around 16 km from the city center. Was a guest speaker at the first ever International Conference on Travel Technology (ICTT), India organized… Continue reading Reinvent Yourself. Designed In California.

General

Bangalore to Goa Road Trip


If you love a good road trip, then you're definitely NOT alone. One of my favorite road trips is from Bangalore - Goa - Bangalore. Love the roads, which predominantly are 6-lanes and simply awesome. One can drive at over 130-140Kms/hr at constant speed for most times, barring the main junctions, and definitely when you're… Continue reading Bangalore to Goa Road Trip

Apple, City, Electronics, General, Music, Social Media, Work

DNA of Apple – so rightly put by Bono


There are dreams that you Search for. There are dreams that Search for you. Some adore Steve Jobs. Some despise him publicly. But what most companies try and fail - is to emulate the core DNA of people & innovation that represent Apple. I had written an earlier blog post on how to 'Fight Off… Continue reading DNA of Apple – so rightly put by Bono

General, Work

Word of Caution: Questions to Ask Before Joining an eCommerce Startup in India


A word of caution for job seekers in India. I do get messages from time to time in LinkedIn - with people asking for advice. Should I join this startup? Should I take this offer? Will this eCommerce startup survive? Is this Daily Deals company worth joining and so on. I try answering all -… Continue reading Word of Caution: Questions to Ask Before Joining an eCommerce Startup in India

Apple, General, Work

Fight Off the Bozo Explosion; Hire for Attitude


Steve Jobs had an apt saying. "One bozo gets another bozo. Soon, you're surrounded by bozos. This is called a bozo explosion". Till Steve was alive, the best of the best of the best worked at Apple. Still does; and thus, its one of the most valuable and respected companies (read: Global Brands) worldwide. Bozo… Continue reading Fight Off the Bozo Explosion; Hire for Attitude

City, General, Social Media, Work

Indian eCommerce Bust – Why has it come so SOON?


It was always predicted. It was always on the cards. But it would come so soon - probably, no one had predicted. Anyways, out of the 200 or so eCommerce startups founded in India in 2012 - 100 so far have gone bust. Most of them finished (read burnt callously here) the amount of capital… Continue reading Indian eCommerce Bust – Why has it come so SOON?