Category Archives: Business

On the road to Emotional Intelligence : The Emotions Map and other things ..

  Emanuel Derman (here) draws a nice similarity between how Spinoza in his ‘Ethics’ approached human emotion as Euclid approached geometry : Defining three Primitives and ( Pain (sorrow) , Pleasure  (joy) , and Desire ) and then proceeded to … Continue reading

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Left Brain & Right Brain : Good Advertising

Came across this ad (by Mercedes Benz) … Although it is a bit too “linear” in terms of the separation of the functions of the left brain and right brain , it is is visually very creative and beautiful … … Continue reading

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Upside-Down Thinking: Interesting Examples

These Examples of Upside-Down Thinking are adapted from ‘The Age of Unreason’ by Charles Handy. Upside-Down Thinking wonders what magic it is that determines that forty hours spread over five days should be the working week for most people.. Why … Continue reading

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On Innovation

Innovation is a key survival instrument for corporations especially in our fast-paced evolving and disrupting times… The below discussion tries to cover different aspects of the innovation process…    The blockers to innovation lie in organizational entities and interaction dynamics.. … Continue reading

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On Motivating People ( From Jim Collins’ Book: Good to Great )

“Spending Time and Energy trying to ‘motivate’ people is  a waste of effort. The real question is not ‘how do we motivate our people’. If you have the right people they will be self-motivated. The Key is to not de-motivate … Continue reading

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Parkinson’s Law

Parkinson’s Law or The Rising Pyramid Work – it is said – expands so as to fill the time available for its completion. ‘It is the busiest man who has time to spare’. A lack of real activity does not … Continue reading

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