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Archive for April, 2007

First and Last Golden Rule of Any Business – Know Your Customer

Published on Apr 29, 2007 in business, wonder why

I called up a local taxi co for booking a cab, they asked me for my mobile number. As I told them my number, they told me where I live and assured me that cab would be there by morning 5:30. I vaguely remember booking a cab with them earlier. I wonder why very often […]

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Published on Apr 29, 2007 in pics
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Looking for a house in Chennai…

Published on Apr 28, 2007 in chennai, personal

We are looking for a house in Chennai for rental, the areas of interest are velachery, adyar, nandanam. It should be a 2bhk, we dont mind some furniture insider though. If you know anyone who is ready to let their property to us drop a line in comments and I shall follow up with you. […]

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Big Bazaar’s Innovative Parking Scheme

Published on Apr 19, 2007 in business, wonder why

Have you ever wondered how unbusinesslike it is when you stop by at a store to make them profitable they charge you for parking? You might say, “heh, but the parking space costs”, but why charge all of them when some of them eventually make profits for the retailer. Thats exactly how Big Bazaar in […]

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Source of Happiness

Published on Apr 16, 2007 in personal

Have you ever realized that life can suck in thousand different ways, but happiness on the otherhand has very few ways of arriving. Its basically a mixture of being with the the people you love, having a hearty laugh, feeling healthy, knowing what you want and wanting very little. I feel happy, most of the […]

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Business Idea: Community Water Purifiers

Published on Apr 11, 2007 in wonder why

What comes to your mind when you see a water purifier. >> Expensive!>> Rarely used, Once or twice a day! I think they are both expensive and very thinly used. A modest water purifier from Eureka Forbes costs about Rs. 8000. Compare that with the alternative, a monthly supply of Bislery bottled water for a […]

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Mobile Tailor

Published on Apr 11, 2007 in wonder why

Today there is a special vehicle parked in my apartment basement. A mobile tailor! I must say this is quite innovative. In the day and time of DINK and global sourcing, quite a lot of us dont have time and energy to locate the nearest tailor for mending jobs, neither we know how to needle […]

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PHD’s Regular Blah #8

Published on Apr 4, 2007 in personal

Stop doing what you are and go read Unleashing the Ideavirus by Seth Godin. Even if you have already read it, do it again. It helps keeping your mind alive. My plans to start Calvin Fund are slightly delayed, thanks to my forgetful finger, I lost my login password at the trading site and would […]

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Start Early

Published on Apr 4, 2007 in Charts and Graphs, Learn Excel, personal finance

Financial freedom, or not having to work for someone is the ultimate dream for anyone wearing an access card and refreshing his/her mailbox every five minutes. Just incase you are one of those who never realized the importance of planning early for the freedom, here is a chart to help you appreciate that need. Download […]

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Pelli Photos

Published on Apr 1, 2007 in personal

I know we have delayed the post alot. Never the less, we have all the pelli (marriage) photos with us, have uploaded few of them on flickr. I have sent an invite for most of the friends and blog regulars, if you havent got it, please drop a comment and I shall send you one.

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