Anant Bhatia

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How To Be The Boss Everyone Wants To Work For

Quick, think about a great boss you had in your career. What made them great?<p>Chances are you thought about a boss who had your back. Likely it was also someone that helped you learn and grow. In my twenty year corporate career I was lucky to have three bosses who really stand out for me. Each of …

Employee Engagement

The Right Way to Present Your Business Case

You’ve already put a great deal of work into preparing a solid business case for your project or idea. But when it comes to the critical presentation phase, how do you earn the support of decision makers in the room? How do you present your case so that it’s clear and straightforward while also …

Q2 2014 Referral Traffic: Facebook Up, Pinterest/Twitter Down

Social discovery and sharing platform Shareaholic today released its quarterly report for referral traffic from the eight largest social media sites. In Q2 2014, Facebook gained share, while Pinterest, Twitter, StumbleUpon, Reddit, YouTube, Google+ and LinkedIn all fell.<p>As in the company’s previous …

How To Measure Innovation (To Get Real Results)

Metrics are a combination of art and science. The trick is to inspire action around the goals you set.<p>There’s an elephant in the room when it comes to “innovation.” And it’s an ironic elephant given that we’re all so hooked on data analytics, a/b testing, and getting metrics for anything and …

Innovation

How Xiaomi Beats Apple at Product Launches

The iPhone 6 is due in September.<p>The build-up to its launch will almost certainly follow the Steve Jobs M.O. Device specifications will remain a closely guarded secret until the launch date (unless an employee forgets his phone at a bar). There will be long lines at stores. We probably won’t be …

What’s Holding Uber Back

As a consumer, I absolutely love Uber. The other week I was at a dinner in a relatively remote part of Singapore. Afterwards, the hotel concierge furiously worked three phones to get taxi cabs to appear for the 15 people who were waiting with growing impatience. I clicked three buttons, and my ride …

It’s Time to Re-Imagine Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends Report

Any journalist who has spent time in or near the tech industry knows about, and looks forward to Mary Meeker’s annual Internet Trends Report. It houses a ridiculous volume of data about where the tech industry (and thus, the economy) is pointed. The clumsy slides overflowing with bullet points, …

Prototype Your Product, Protect Your Brand

Designers and entrepreneurs have been experimenting with live prototyping — putting unfinished product ideas in the context of real markets and real customer situations — for years, and now bigger businesses have begun to catch on. Many executives, eager to avoid over-investing in the wrong ideas, …