A History of the World in 100 Objects was a joint project of BBC (Radio 4) and the British Museum, comprising a 100-part radio series written and presented by British Museum director Neil MacGregor. In 15-minute presentations broadcast on weekdays on Radio 4, MacGregor, voice like rich butter and chocolate mixed, used objects of ancientContinue reading “World History Beautifully Narrated”
Category Archives: Culture
Everyone Hates RyanAir. Not me.
You read and read those dry HBR and assorted blogs and Inc, Fast Company and Fortune Magazine articles about how SPEED is a competitive advantage. You hear CEOs intone how their firms are committed to it and then, finally, you see the real thing. It was glorious ‘efficiency porn’ and it was absolutely riveting to watch. 13thContinue reading “Everyone Hates RyanAir. Not me.”
20 signs you are working at a mediocre firm
1. The PowerPoint presentations are always 10+ slides and each slide is crammed with more words than a Bombay local at peak hours. 2. ….which the presenter reads, line by line, slowly. 3. No meetings ever start and end on time and there is no pre published agenda 4. There are no clear goals soContinue reading “20 signs you are working at a mediocre firm”
Infograph to check if you are you at a good firm
So this senior leader finished his presentation, that like a bad movie lasted too long. After this powerpoint slides orgy, he turns to us and optimistically inquires “Any questions?” For about 60 seconds all of us there are treated to the sound Indians in cities rarely enjoy : Silence. And then he, with palpable relief ,says “Good.Continue reading “Infograph to check if you are you at a good firm”