MBAs, you can learn from Mani Mama, the master chef

Source: The Hindu, India In Indian marriages, a common factor which determines the performance rating is food, its varieties and taste. With my experience of having attended more than 800 marriages, I always wonder how caterers manage to make hundreds of guests happy. My curiosity made me venture on a project to study the challenges involved in the management of mega marriages where thousands are … Continue reading MBAs, you can learn from Mani Mama, the master chef

The Personal MBA

Source Josh Kaufman is the author of The Personal MBA: Master the Art of Business, an international bestseller with translations in 12 languages. Josh specializes in teaching professionals in all industries and disciplines how to master practical business knowledge and skills. The Personal MBA has sold over 75,000 copies worldwide to date, and has been in the top 0.1% of all business books sold on Amazon.com since its publication in … Continue reading The Personal MBA

Sustainably sourcing UK Roses

This was the topic for the Marks & Spencer and Cranfield University school of Management’s sustainable retailing challenge 2012. This video was made by the Warwick Business School’s distance learning MBA students and  students have to address the issue of sourcing roses keeping the triple bottom line (people, planet and profit) in mind. What I found interesting is the way in which the issue was addressed … Continue reading Sustainably sourcing UK Roses

How to do a presentation like Steve Jobs

Excerpts from the book ‘The presentation secrets of Steve Jobs‘ by Carmine Gallo. 1. Set the theme. “There is something in the air today.” With those words, Jobs opened Macworld. By doing so, he set the theme for his presentation (BusinessWeek.com, 1/15/08) and hinted at the key product announcement—the ultrathin MacBook Air laptop. Every presentation needs a theme, but you don’t have to deliver it … Continue reading How to do a presentation like Steve Jobs

How to answer questions in a presentation

Prof. Uri Alon from the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel is a pioneer in systems biology and has published several interesting papers not only in cell biology but also in the general aspect of scientific research (For ex: How To Choose a Good Scientific Problem, How to build a motivated research group, how to give a good talk) . I have taken excerpts from the third paper ‘How to give a good … Continue reading How to answer questions in a presentation

Interesting Videos on Management

Leadership by Robert Joss, Stanford School of Business. Here Joss talks about the view from the top. Communication by Bill Crawford, Psychologist, Author, Coach, Trainer  on ‘How to deal with difficult people’. I understand that K is against techniques or methods of any sort, but when it comes to difficulties between human beings, there is a tendency to take a laid back approach (not doing anyhing) or an … Continue reading Interesting Videos on Management