Category Archives: customer behavior

startup founder, entrepreneurship, long term thinking, founder behavior

FYI – The big trend is FYF

An unintended outcome of spending many years at tough problems is an internal bias for bigger and bolder ideas. When selecting a problem to work on or invest in, one may still goof up on many fronts – early traction, trend

startup founder, entrepreneurship, long term thinking, founder behavior

FYI – The big trend is FYF

An unintended outcome of spending many years at tough problems is an internal bias for bigger and bolder ideas. When selecting a problem to work on or invest in, one may still goof up on many fronts – early traction, trend

angel investing, investor behavior, startup,

Make your Angel List a subset of your Bucket List

All this intellectual talk about angel investing is getting me worried about where we’re headed. For instance questions such as, does angel investing give better returns than other instruments? How do you beat the average ROI? What’s the best way

angel investing, investor behavior, startup,

Make your Angel List a subset of your Bucket List

All this intellectual talk about angel investing is getting me worried about where we’re headed. For instance questions such as, does angel investing give better returns than other instruments? How do you beat the average ROI? What’s the best way

yahoo future, online user behavior

I wish Yahoo redefines WYSIWYG.

(WYSIWYG – A popular acronym, especially among Web enthusiasts, What You See Is What You Get) Why do we visit Facebook as often as we do? Are we really thinking ‘let us keep in touch with friends’ or are we

yahoo future, online user behavior

I wish Yahoo redefines WYSIWYG.

(WYSIWYG – A popular acronym, especially among Web enthusiasts, What You See Is What You Get) Why do we visit Facebook as often as we do? Are we really thinking ‘let us keep in touch with friends’ or are we

business plan, problem solving, behavior change, design behaviors, startup pitch

Why the ‘Problem’ and ‘Solution’ based format is broken?

For decades every presentation be it a startup pitch, a corporate project or a government plan started out with the sacred ‘Problem’ slide, followed by the equally respected ‘Solution’ slide. I’m voting we modify this format, even for worthy problems and

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business plan, problem solving, behavior change, design behaviors, startup pitch

Why the ‘Problem’ and ‘Solution’ based format is broken?

For decades every presentation be it a startup pitch, a corporate project or a government plan started out with the sacred ‘Problem’ slide, followed by the equally respected ‘Solution’ slide. I’m voting we modify this format, even for worthy problems and

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Envisioning the next wave of B2C in India

I see a pattern in the evolution of Consumer Web (B2C) in India. When an experience ceases to be a novelty offline, it begins to thrive online. Often, this offline experience has become mundane, unreliable, or just expensive for the

Envisioning the next wave of B2C in India

I see a pattern in the evolution of Consumer Web (B2C) in India. When an experience ceases to be a novelty offline, it begins to thrive online. Often, this offline experience has become mundane, unreliable, or just expensive for the

In a world where everyone wants to be a VP, who wants to be a PV?

Product visionary (PV) is a title missing in action. It rarely exists in product companies, and when it does, its unofficial, often appended on to founders or their chief advisors. In a few years from now this title will exist

In a world where everyone wants to be a VP, who wants to be a PV?

Product visionary (PV) is a title missing in action. It rarely exists in product companies, and when it does, its unofficial, often appended on to founders or their chief advisors. In a few years from now this title will exist

kindle behavior, reader behavior, publishing industry, amazon disruption

Can I buy a few pages Mr. Publisher?

The idea of allowing readers to purchase a book incrementally is not new. We’ve seen startups such as inkling.com attempt to do this in education, where students hate the idea of buying an entire reference book. There’s LonelyPlanet which sells

kindle behavior, reader behavior, publishing industry, amazon disruption

Can I buy a few pages Mr. Publisher?

The idea of allowing readers to purchase a book incrementally is not new. We’ve seen startups such as inkling.com attempt to do this in education, where students hate the idea of buying an entire reference book. There’s LonelyPlanet which sells