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Leadership & Startup Lessons from Indian Elections 2014

Recent Indian Elections has been a great watch and it has probably gained the largest attention ever in the media nationally and globally. I attempted to compare the elections with a startup and concluded with few of my personal favorites that I would like to borrow from the Indian Elections: […]

Saga of Acquisitions

For past couple of months, the acquisition and legal departments of some major companies were in action. And I am sure this is just a beginning in what we are seeing as a trend now. Acquisitions are not new to us. They happen for some reasons: Bigger companies acquire small […]

Facebook Deals: What does it mean?

Did you hear? Facebook declared its royal entry today with Facebook Deals. What does it mean? At the very outset, it sent warning signals to all heavyweight champion startups like groupon, deals2buy, buy, snapdeals and many more. Lets try to understand why I feel Facebook has a huge potential to […]

BeatTheGMAT $100K Challenge Pre-Registration

Hello All, this is an amazing contest by BeatTheGMAT: $100K Challenge. Why I am applying: I want to win the first bumper prize. What is it? Well, it is something I feel is going to interest everyone out here in the MBA Aspirant Community. The Grand Prize is: ==================================================================================================== Guided […]

Eximius at IIM Bangalore

Last Sunday, I visited to participate in “The Art of Elevator Pitch” Panel Discussion at Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. The discussion was very informative. Honestly speaking, I did not know what is an Elevator Pitch before I decided to participate in the contest when I received an email from […]

Essay 16

The most important information does not come from books. Time changes as the world grows. There were times when books were considered to be the best companions of the students and people. Books, magazines, novels, newspapers, libraries, etc. were considered to be the best sources of information. Today Internet techonolgy […]

Essay 14

You have received a full scholarship to a good university in your country. You have also been offered a full scholarship to a top university in another country. Which of these two scholarships would you accept? I would prefer to study in the university of my country rather than going […]

Comparison of Obama and McCain

I am trying to extend my last post on the strengths and weaknesses of Obama nd McCain with theirt standings on the different topics: Abortion: http://elections.nytimes.com/2008/president/issues/abortion.html Climate Change: http://elections.nytimes.com/2008/president/issues/climate.html Economy/Taxes: http://elections.nytimes.com/2008/president/issues/economy.html Energy: http://elections.nytimes.com/2008/president/issues/energy.html Healthcare: http://elections.nytimes.com/2008/president/issues/health.html Housing: http://elections.nytimes.com/2008/president/issues/housing.html Immigration: http://elections.nytimes.com/2008/president/issues/immigration.html Iran: http://elections.nytimes.com/2008/president/issues/iran.html Iraq: http://elections.nytimes.com/2008/president/issues/iraq.html Judges: http://elections.nytimes.com/2008/president/issues/judges.html   Courtesy: New York Times

The Stage is Set—Obama/Biden vs. McCain/Palin

Well, now that the set is set for the final two months countdown for the much-awaited US Presidential Elections. Now, both Republicans and Democrats ready with their Presidential and Vice-Presidential Candidates, the stage is set for the ultimate battle. Earlier last week, Obama accepted his candidacy for the Presidential Post. His speech was […]

Essay 5

Developments in transportation such as the automobile have had an enormous impact on modern society. Choose another development in transportation that you think is of great importance. In my opinion, the development in the aviation industry has contributed tremendously to the grwoth and development of societies across the world. To […]

Fed to Resist Price Expectations Surge

Bernanke Says Fed to Resist Price Expectations Surge (Update1) By Craig Torres and Scott Lanman June 10 (Bloomberg) — Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke said policy makers will “strongly resist” any surge in inflation expectations, delivering his clearest message yet the central bank is done lowering interest rates. Bernanke […]

Update on World Food Crisis

The problem of food crisis does not seem to calm down in the near future due to affect of climate changesa ll across the worls. ********************************************************************************************************** June 10, 2008 The Food Chain Worries Mount as Farmers Push for Big Harvest By DAVID STREITFELD and KEITH BRADSHER GRIFFIN, Ind. — In […]

McCain vs. Obama

As US presidential elections close by; due on November, we wil henceforth, follow the details hereon including the talks of both. We start with the recent talk of Obama with starting his 2-week tour from yesterday. ************************************************************************************************************* June 10, 2008 Obama, in Economic Tour, Criticizes McCain Agenda By JOHN M. […]

Samsung’s Instinct vs. Apple’s iPhone

Samsung will be coming soon with its new cellphone “Instinct” on the lines of the Apple’s iPhone. ******************************************************************************************************* June 9, 2008, 4:50 pm Basic Instinct: Sprint Battles AT&T and iPhone With New Samsung Device By Laura M. Holson The iPhone may be the talk of the wired universe right now, […]