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  • Uncertainty Tolerance, Goals and Theatrics

    Uncertainty Tolerance, Goals and Theatrics

    Completed 100 books on Goodreads. Lost 40 pounds. Raised Series A. No, not much to flex this year. But certainly some of you have. I’m amazed that you pulled through yet another brutal year! It’s that time of the year when most people dread reviewing their yearly goals three months into the new year. Exceptional […]

  • B2B versus B2C Product Management

    B2B versus B2C Product Management

    Analyzing B2B and B2C product management based on Users and Buyers, Business Model, Market Landscape, PM Knowledge and Skills, Product Usability, Data and Analytics, Product Management Culture, Business Metrics, Release Cadence, Work Life Balance and Customer Relationships

  • Some Personal News

    Some Personal News

    My experience of moving from the Miami of India to Silicon Valley.

  • Understanding Values, Morals and Ethics

    Understanding Values, Morals and Ethics

    In this post, you will understand the clear difference between values, morals and ethics. Most importantly you will begin to realise the importance of these in your life.

  • Evolving Microsoft’s Supply Chain Management

    Evolving Microsoft’s Supply Chain Management

    Kavita Krishan opens about the evolution of supply chain management at Microsoft, D&I efforts under Satya Nadella’s leadership and her passion for hiking.

  • Charting Her Own Course in Software with a Knack for Extreme Empathy

    Charting Her Own Course in Software with a Knack for Extreme Empathy

    I caught up with Sushma Padmanabhan — a Senior Product Manager at Intuit — for profiling her trail-blazing career. A native of Mumbai, she explored the nine yards of finance for a decade — from stockbroking, banking, insurance to taxes, before moving to Bengaluru for opportunities in FinTech. In 2008, Sushma joined Intuit as a US Tax Analyst.

  • Your career is a team sport — you won’t get there alone.

    Your career is a team sport — you won’t get there alone.

    Got the chance to have a tete-a-tete with product management leader Jill Solley. Read what she has to say about her early experiences in tech and her advice for young women.

  • 5 Seats of Power

    5 Seats of Power

    Sometimes, we all tend to feel like we don’t have permission to tell our colleagues what’s not working well. But three Saturdays ago, Apoorva and Partha from Quinnergy changed all that for me and a room full of people.

  • My Jugaad Approach to Learn System Design Thinking

    I love writing a startling heading. Jugaad is the gutsy art of overcoming harsh constraints to solve a problem using limited resources.– Harvard Business Review My constraints are a lack of a formal degree in Computer Science. My most limited resource is time. My problem is a bunch of unknown unknowns in software. I’ve been […]

  • Reality as a Matryoshka Doll

    Reality as a Matryoshka Doll

    I’ve come to a grand conclusion that there is exactly one ongoing debate in the world. Don’t ask me what I’ve been smoking. This debate gets reframed to suit different contexts. The ebullient young students debate on “Determinism vs Free Will“. The mature social scientists and academics call it “Nature vs Nurture“. If neither rings […]