Navin Chandra

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9 Things Rich People Do Differently Every Day

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What you do today matters. In fact, your daily habits may be a major determinant of your wealth.<p>"The metaphor I like is the avalanche," says Thomas Corley, the author of "Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits Of Wealthy Individuals." "These habits …

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13 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

You <i>think</i> you know how to Google? You don't know how to Google.<p>Even the most seasoned Googler might not know every tip and trick available with just a few extra keystrokes in the search bar. Consider this your instructions manual for the world's most popular search engine.<p>Define A Word<p><b>The Scenario:</b> …

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What if a Company Maximized Jobs Over Profits?

All over Silicon Valley, venture capitalists are asking entrepreneurs “How scalable is your business model?” What they really mean is, “Can you grow without having to hire people?”<p>In our digital economy, value creation and job creation don’t always go together. Consider that Whatsapp just sold for …

When It’s Time for the CEO to Go

At a directors’ meeting of a specialty appliance firm I was advising a few years ago, the agenda featured the selection committee’s report presented by Stefan, chairman and CEO. The board members had expected to get a list of the candidates to succeed Stefan, who was past retirement age. However, …

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blockbuster entryNot Left or Right, Kamal Haasan Takes ‘Centre’ Stage With Makkal Needhi Maiam<p>twitter tattle<p>Amitabh Bachchan Starts Following …

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60-Second Drills Can Sharpen Your Business Reflexes

After exiting the crowded auditorium where Colts quarterback Andrew Luck publicly wished that the NFL would develop “a football equivalent of pitch count” to reduce injury at his position, I headed left toward a series of large posters mounted on display easels in the hallway.<p>Each display showed …

Forget GDP — We Need Numbers That Matter for the Questions We Have

No single number has become more central to society in the past 50 years than GDP — Gross Domestic Product. Throughout the world, it has become a proxy for success and for failure. It is a profoundly important indicator. It is also a profoundly flawed one.<p>This past Friday, the U.S. government …

Established Companies, Get Ready for the Collaborative Economy

As more and more startups like Airbnb, Etsy and Kickstarter crowd into the space of the collaborative economy, big brands are starting to get in on the action, too. Staples sells products developed on Quirky; Avis has acquired Zipcar; Walgreens has partnered with TaskRabbit for delivery.<p>And those …

What Data-Obsessed Marketers Don’t Understand

Big data has become the X factor of modern marketing, the hero of every marketer’s story. But it’s a promise at risk of letting you down. You may be thinking that data will magically turn bush-league marketing into a winning “Moneyball” performance. But that’s an artifact of our big data obsession. …

Founding a Company Doesn’t Have to be a Big Career Risk

“I’m so glad we read that case — I’m NEVER going to start a company.”<p>That was the general consensus after one of my favorite HBS classes: an entrepreneurship case on a company called Tickle. After five years, in 2004, Tickle was profitable with more than $20 million in revenue; it received an …

GM crops is like killing agriculture with acid: Ramadoss - Firstpost

<b>Chennai:</b> The Centre's sanction to field trials for around 200 genetically modified (GM) food crops, including paddy and wheat, is equivalent to …

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