Category Archives: BOOK REVIEW

Leadership lessons absorbed like a sponge

On the 72nd Independence Day, I am sharing a review of ‘SPONGE: Leadership Lessons I Learnt From My Clients’ by Ambi Parameswaran. I was thinking, how different the country could be if all of us behaved like the sponge. If like Ambi, we too could reflect on our mistakes and learn through our experiences. Maybe… Read More »

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‘THE ART OF INNOVATION’ by Tom Kelly. Book Review

IDEO is a respected design & innovation firm. Tom Kelly, the author of The Art of Innovation, is a partner at IDEO. In the book’ The Art of Innovation’, he takes you on a roller coaster ride of innovative thinking and experimentation. He shares the strategies and the recipe for successful innovation. “Out there in… Read More »

‘A Century Is Not Enough’ Sourav Ganguly

‘A Century is not Enough – is not my autobiography’ says Sourav Ganguly, the former Indian Cricket captain. Once, you read the book; you know Dada is holding back a lot of punches. The fans will have to wait. “It is your inner voice that has to eventually prompt you to set the desperation aside… Read More »

2017 list of 10 Books you must read.

Twenty-seventeen has been a slow year for me. I have not been able to ready the number of books that I would have wanted to. And it is all about focus. This year has been more about writing. The first book, a compilation of short professional and personal life that almost tripped us in some… Read More »

GOD – THE MANTRA OF BRANDING by VIPUL JAIN

‘God The Mantra of Branding’ is a book on Branding born of a dream. It is an attempt by the author Dr Vipul Jain to juxtapose the life of mythological characters (mostly from Mahabharata) to explain his point-of-view and context to Branding. It is not a book for practitioners, who may find it too simplified… Read More »

A Field Guide to lies & statistics by Daniel Levitin

It is not what you know that gets you into trouble. It is what you know for sure that just not so’ This quote in ‘A Field Guide to lies and statistics’ by Daniel Leviton summarises most of what the book presents. I bought the book to get a good enough understanding to help me raise relevant… Read More »

GodMan to Tycoon, The untold story of Baba Ramdev.

‘Godman to Tycoon- The untold story of BABA RAMDEV’- BOOK REVIEW I finally got the time to read the book ‘Godman to Tycoon’- The untold story of Baba Ramdev by Priyanka Pathak Narian. I purchased it much before 8th August 2017, when the court banned the sale. It was there in waiting to be read. A… Read More »

Happiness a state of mind by Gyalwang Drupka. Book Review

I’m never going to be good enough, so I’ll just have to grab happiness where I get the chance. ( From the book) It was late at night on September 19, 2017, at some 30,000 feet in Indigo 6E 404, flight from Nagpur to Mumbai when I finished reading the book ‘Happiness is a State of… Read More »