This is a summary of the book Switch by Chip and Dan Heath. Some moviegoers were given a small bucket of popcorn, and some, big. Even the small one was too big to finish. And the popcorn was wretched, popped five days ago. People who were given the bigger bucket ate more. It…
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The BharatPe / Ashneer Grover fiasco is lurid, and I don’t usually write about such stuff here, but I made an exception since this offers us valuable…
These are some practices I follow in my negotiations: • Be clear about your goals. You won't succeed as a negotiator unless you know what you want. • Be…
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Apple moved from Objective-C to Swift some years back. I think this is a mistake: it imposed costs disproportionate to the benefits. Instead of throwing…
This post is inspired by Terry Crowley. You should read all his posts. There are two kinds of formats: semantic and presentation. Let’s look at these…
I created a business email ID for my consulting, for which I had to choose between Google Workspace and Microsoft 365. I was impressed by Google Meet’s…
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One huge source of stress at work is estimates. They’re invariably missed, resulting in disputes where business blames tech, who in return blame…
If work-life balance is not important to you, if you want to throw yourself into work, this blog post is not for you. If work-life balance is important…
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