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Succession Planning

I am now in the process of making a succession plan … for myself! Why do I want that … to ensure that the organization is not people centric, even if it were myself, I dont want the firm to be dependent on me. What are your experiences in charting out a succession plan for […]

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Hyderabad

Only in a city like Hyderabad do you see such idiosyncrasies. Our office timings were 9am to 6.30pm, which worked out for everyone (although I found them a tad too early!!). But ever since I have started waking up at 6.30, it has become much easier. Nonetheless, today when I walked into office … I […]

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Efficiency

Picking up my feelings about meetings from here.

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Biryani at Bawarchi’s

Our intern at eYantra, Mitesh(IIM-Indore Batch of 2009) is having his last days here, he has had a blast till now (or so I would like myself to believe). Today he gave us all a treat at Bawarchi’s, for lunch. Having never been there, I obviously was excited to go there for lunch. Taking 2 […]

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Pink Slip!

Our recruitment advertisement that we had put in TOI got the Pink Slip Award for best recruitment ad. Kudos Ethames!!

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5 years hence

When I was an engineer, the campus placements were on full swing … well, not so full … it was the Dot Com Bust of 2002, remember? So a new firm had come to campus – IRIS. And I was intent on getting placed. The interview was going well and I seemed to have the […]

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I for Implementation

I was watching the idiot box when I was at home, when I saw the new IBM ad. Here’s its original one. And then it struck me. How true is this? Especially for IIM grads :-). When we were at IIM-Indore, we had this urge to name almost all initiatives with the letter I. And […]