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Book Review- Dead Companies Walking by Scott Fearon

May 27, 2017 Vijay Sankar 0

A career in the likes of Private Equity, Venture Capital or Hedge Funds is a dream for many MBAs and students in Finance domain. Not only students, but also professionals look forward to reading books and resources on their domain to learn, understand and improve how they approach the work. Dead Companies Walking: How a Hedge Fund Manager finds Opportunity in Unexpected Places  by Scott Fearon is one such book to look forward to. About Scott Fearon Scott Fearon is the president of Capital Crown Management, an investment management / hedge fund firm. With over 39 years of experience in the financial […..]

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Book Review – Scrum by Jeff Sutherland

March 2, 2017 Vijay Sankar 0

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Recently read a book titled Scrum, The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time by Jeff Sutherland. I think this is the most self-praising book I have ever read! About Jeff Sutherland As you might know already; Jeff Sutherland is one of the celebrated Software Professionals and co-creator of Scrum as a formal software development process. He is also one of the members who create The Agile Manifesto. A veteran US Military commander; a doctor and finally a software development professional; Jeff has contributed a lot across industries. About Scrum Scrum is […..]

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Book Review – The Content Code by Mark Schaefer

February 1, 2017 Vijay Sankar 0

Last weekend, picked up a new book to read and it was one of the quickest books I read recently. The Content Code written by Mark Schaefer is one of the most read and suggested book in the content marketing. There were many easy takeaways, learning and thought-provoking ideas from this book. In this post we will review few of them. About Mark Schaefer I think, Mark doesn’t need any introduction. Mark is one of the pioneers in content marketing and social media. He has written many other books like Return on Influence, Social Media Explained, The Tao of Twitter […..]

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Strengths Finder 2.0 by Tom Rath (Book Review)

January 27, 2017 Vijay Sankar 0

A lot of discussions and research is available on how to find one’s strengths and weaknesses. Most of the authors focusses on improving your weaknesses. From schools to interviews, strengths and weaknesses are a topic. Another school of thought vouch for working on your strengths rather than weaknesses. In this blog post, we review such a book – Strengths Finder 2.0 by Tom Rath. About Tom Rath Tom is a consultant in the domain of employee engagement and leadership. I think most of his acclaimed work were done while he was associated with Gallup. Interestingly, most of this thoughts and […..]

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Happiness at Work by Srikumar Rao (Book Summary)

January 9, 2017 Vijay Sankar 0

Professor Srikumar Rao is a well-known professor in Business and Leadership. He is acclaimed for work on what makes successful leaders and also the author of Are You Ready to Succeed. It’s also boasted that one of his courses has started the practice of alumni group of its own! In this blogpost, we will review one of his book – Happiness At Work. I am sure the title is very catchy especially those who are dreading to go to work every morning! About Author An IIM Ahmedabad graduate, Prof. Rao did he PhD in Marketing from Columbia Business School. Later […..]

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Brain Rules for Baby by John Medina [Book Review]

January 3, 2017 Vijay Sankar 0

Parenting is an altogether new experience which can’t be matched by anything else; nor can it be described in words. Every child, parent and their relationship is unique; it may vary depending on genetics, circumstances, relationships, upbringing of parents and what not. New parents tend to have a million doubts and there are plenty of help books ranging from how babies grow to how to parent. Today we will review one such book, Brain Rules for Baby: How to Raise a Smart and Happy Child from Zero to Five by John Medina. Dr. Medina writes about queries he has seen […..]