Digitally Innovative Organizations are good at these 5 things

“We are a technology company that also does “xyz”” ~ It is the statement and mantra that you hear many CEOs say these days along with a focused strategy and approach to grow their business via digital means. Digital has truly disrupted every business and is having small, medium, and large companies literally scramble to ...

Digitalize & Innovate Business with Vertical Integration

Vertical Integration has existed since time immemorial. It is basically coming together of companies that operate in different stages of a supply chain process. For example, the Farm to Table trend is vertical integration of restaurants and local farms to bring healthy, organic (typically), and fresh food to its consumers. The ability to buy lights ...

Why I bought MacBook Pro 2016 over Surface Book?

Like most of the Macbook’s, mine was up for an upgrade. It had served me loyally without a glitch since 2009 and in the time I had it with me, my Facebook relationship status from relationship to engagement to married to dad. Like many, I eagerly waited for what in the retrospect turned out to ...

5 Leadership Lessons from My Subway Hero

The cranking sound of train crossing over to tracks woke me up. A few weeks into using Metra in Chicago, I am now tuned to close my eyes and use this cranking sound as a signal that we were approaching the Union Station. Although my mind today was a tad lazy. Not wanting to activate ...

Be a star of your day with Purpose!

Very recently, I was in conversations and she prompted a question at me “Apart from relentless recruiter follow-up, what prompted you to pick up the phone call?”. It prompted me to pause. After gathering my thoughts for a few minutes, we ended up having a really great conversations on various “things”. After that discussion, literally ...

Advancing Contextual Learning

  Facebook, Google, Apple, Amazon, and many of the successful enterprises do three things well – contextualize a vast amount of content, focus on building a loyal consumer habit, and then use the rich data to engage and enable consumers at an individual level. They shape consumer habits. There is a lot for L&D to ...

Forgot Rocks Daddy – Trust Lessons from a 4-Year Old

It was unlike any other morning – Daddy (I) was home and so was Mommy. I was going to be dropping off my 4-year old at the daycare. It also meant we slept in a bit more than usual and still ended-up scrambling to drop my fella at the daycare just-in-time for his Circle time. ...

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