Notes from Reading: Failing to Succeed, The Story of India’s First E-Commerce Company

Failing to Succeed: The Story of India’s First E-Commerce Company is written by founder of IndiaPlaza, K Vaitheeswaran. The book is real life journey of author in building brand IndiaPlaza, his learnings and  failures.  I would strongly advice every stakeholder in our startup ecosystem to read this book. This book will walk you through the… Continue reading Notes from Reading: Failing to Succeed, The Story of India’s First E-Commerce Company

Notes from reading: Don’t make me think, Steve Krug

Steve Krug is a famous user experince expert.  His job includes providing advice to big web development and enterprise firms on usability of web properties like web portals, mobile platform or CRM. In this book he shares some of the secrets of great user experience and user interface.  The gist of the book is clear… Continue reading Notes from reading: Don’t make me think, Steve Krug

Notes from reading: Zen And The Art Of Motorcycle Maintenance

I got to know about Zen And The Art Of Motorcycle Maintenance book via my friend Prateek on Facebook. He suggested that I should read this book since I been reading a lot of Philosophy all this while. Just the spoiler, the book is not entirely about motorcycle maintenance instead an account of author’s motorcycle… Continue reading Notes from reading: Zen And The Art Of Motorcycle Maintenance

Notes from reading: The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

This week I picked up The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin. I was fascinated with a single fact that how can someone be so talented. Like  Benjamin Franklin  was a Writer, Inventor,  Philosopher, Negotiation and last not the least one of the forefathers of  American Independence. Fun fact thought, he was born British. I am… Continue reading Notes from reading: The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Notes from reading: Brain Maker, The Power of Gut Microbes

Last week I picked up Brain Maker: The Power of Gut Microbes to Heal and Protect Your Brain – for Life  by David Perlmutter. After reading 10% Human: How Your Body’s Microbes Hold the Key to Health and Happiness (blog note), this book was like a mirror. I have no idea who copied whom or was… Continue reading Notes from reading: Brain Maker, The Power of Gut Microbes

Notes from reading: Wisdom of Insecurity by Alan Watts

I was recommended reading “Wisdom of Insecurity” by Alan Watts from a friend of mine. She insisted that I should read other philosophers as well apart from J Krishnamurti. These are some my notes from kindle. It should be clear that eternal life is the realization that the present is the only reality, and that… Continue reading Notes from reading: Wisdom of Insecurity by Alan Watts

Notes from reading: On Love and Loneliness by J Krishnamurti

Continuing with my quest of reading more on J Krishnamurti  I picked up On Love and Loneliness.  It is his series of discourse recorded as a book. These are some of my kindle notes: Love comes into being when the mind is naturally quiet, not made quiet, when it sees the false as false and… Continue reading Notes from reading: On Love and Loneliness by J Krishnamurti

Random Thoughts: What are we living for?

I am still reading J Krishnamurti discourse/book on Love and Loneliness. I will be posting notes soon, while reading though this book I had this question, “What are we living for?” I sent a questionnaire to over 100 friends anonymously only 50 responded.  I have added graphs & code for same below. Group A = [18… Continue reading Random Thoughts: What are we living for?