Alibaba’s world!

I spent time reading the book title: Alibaba’s world, written by an early employee, ex-pat. The scale at which Alibaba operates is phenomenal. Its contribution to China’s economy is noteworthy. What fascinated me most about Alibaba is connecting the villages, small-time creators sell goods while staying and working at their remote hometown. The work and […]

Why I Write, George Orwell

I wanted to write enormous naturalistic novels with unhappy endings, full of detailed descriptions and arresting similes, and also full of purple passages in which words were used partly for the sake of their sound. I think there are four great motives for writing, at any rate for writing prose. They exist in different degrees […]

Agriculture

I am reading a chapter on Agriculture from How Asia Works. There seems to be a pattern in the failure and apathy towards farmers. Land ownership is uneven. Most farmers are tenants, not owners.  Lack of government’s loan and subsidy forcing farmers to private lenders, who charge a higher interest. Failure of repayment results in […]

customer culture system

The playbook of Frank Chamberlain as narrated by Michel Basche in his book customer culture. Frank defined the playbook as keeping customers in the core and making organizations, employees, and stakeholders successful via these. Vision: The overriding objective(and vision) is to become profitable. We will do everything possible to become profitable. And all are responsible. […]

Change

Change requires commitment and belief that a user’s life will get much better with it. Our human tendency is to stick to the default. We cannot change it overnight. The change will happen if : The solution is better than the existing one.   The user is committed to using it. Some other steps which will […]