The Power of Broke

When your back is against the wall, when you are knee deep in sh**, you become twice as more inventive and it is in those times, you think of ingenious ways to dig yourself out of the hole. That's the Power of Broke

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Joy on Demand

Chade-Meng Tan is an ex-Googler, often credited with establishing the personal-growth program called 'Search Inside Yourself' at Google. 'Joy on Demand' is Meng's second book, a follow-up to the bestseller 'Search Inside Yourself'. I haven't read the latter, but, I can confidently put on record that 'Joy on Demand' turns out to be a half-baked … Continue reading Joy on Demand

The Business of Cricket

It all starts from the performance on the field, without it nothing else matters. Charisma, rivalries and media reach expand the sports market. Famous Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw once termed cricket as a game played by 22 flannelled fools and watched by 22000. The great dramatist's banter sounds nothing more than an asynchronous, witty … Continue reading The Business of Cricket

Likeonomics

I don't read many marketing books these days. Unless they happen to be from one of my favorite authors, I wittingly avoid marketing literature. There was a time when the only books on my reading list used to be from marketing and related domains. That initial routine sharpened my b******t radar and over the time, … Continue reading Likeonomics

The Richest Man in Babylon

Book review of George Clason's 'The Richest Man in Babylon'. While honest in its intentions, 'The Richest Man in Babylon' fails to mesmerize. The biggest problem with this nine-decade-old book is that over the time, it has failed to stay contemporaneous.

The Star Principle

Book review of The Star Principle. Richard Koch's sequel to the 80/20 principle fails to live up to the expectations