Design thinking

Recently I participated in a session on Design Thinking. I am sharing the notes from the session. I am sure that you will find these notes useful. Haresh Amre @HareshAmre, Global Head of Quality at Persistent Systems, conducted the session. If you find any mistakes in the notes, I own those and please help me in correcting those.

Failure teaches better than success

Says Morgan Fraud, the author of The Thinking Corporation, “Given that we are all capable of contributing new ideas, the question becomes how do you successfully generate, capture, process and implement ideas?” Becoming an organization capable of answering this question can benefit in a number of ways

Learning source-Podcasts

Many businesses, large and small, have a huge source of great ideas that can help them improve, innovate, and grow, and yet so many of these companies never think of using this amazing corporate asset. What is this highly valuable asset? Its own people.

Did you forget to push the elevator button?

Few days back, I was going for a client meeting. I entered the elevator and to my surprise, the elevator didn’t move for a minute. When I looked at the elevator buttons, I couldn’t find the floor button light glowing! I had forgotten to push the floor number button and hence the elevator didn’t move. I was so engrossed with my thoughts, I was wondering why the elevator was not working properly!

Are you investing?

In initial years of my career, the biggest mistake I made was not investing money. I used to spend most part of my income and remaining used to be lying in my savings bank account. What I should have done is to save and invest from the earnings.

Education industry needs to transform itself

Hi, Recently I had numerous discussions with students, teachers, parents, and directors of number of academic institutions like schools, management institutes, etc. from these discussions, I observed that the education industry needs to transform itself to adapt the new demands, technology, customers, and competition.

Marketing planning for year 2015

Supported by a robust sales force and tight cost controls, Pharm Ltd. experienced sustained double-digit growth over a number of years, only to find that their supply chain struggled to keep pace. In particular, the initial state of the company’s sales.