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R1C1 – Excel Here Launched

Published on Sep 4, 2006 in Random

My love for excel doesnt stop at the application. I thought starting an excel specific blog to share my excel knowledge and discuss it with other enthusiasts is a good idea. So R1C1 was born a couple of days back. Today I posted an article on creating unique lists in Excel there. Do check it […]

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Focus on Details = Satisfied Customers

Published on May 5, 2006 in Random

It is amazing how attention to smaller details can change the face of a service organization. There are several things that are done just the way they are since they were first done. Ok, thats a complex statement, for example, when you go to a website and it has some data/animation to load, all you […]

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Welcome to the miraculous world

Published on Jan 16, 2006 in Random

Last night while switching the channels I stopped quite sometime at the TVC/Tele-shopping infomercials in some channels. I thought to myself, why not do some research on this type of marketing. The result is this post. What is tele-shopping all about?In the words of Mehesh Panna, a country manager at TeleBrands, “The basic concept of […]

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PHD Blogmela

Published on Dec 30, 2005 in Random

Sorry for the slight delay in uploading the mela. I am stuck up with some submissions in the school :), without further delay. Nation Round-up: The most horrible and shocking news of the week is the terror attacks in IISc – Bangalore. Read more about the incident on youth curry. Exactly a year ago the […]

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Some things and Some links…

Published on Dec 17, 2005 in Random

I am feeling beautiful and happy. And let me warn you, I am not yet placed 😀The world is full of new ventures, new ideas and new things. Everyday I see something new happening somewhere, something so simple and beautiful being done by somebody out there, thanks largely to my net connection. I couldn’t wait […]

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Surprisingly Banks

Published on Dec 14, 2005 in advertising, banking, business

There is a clear shift in the distribution of TV ads, its no longer FMCG or consumer durables alone, you have a variety of ads ranging from financial services, recruitment, online services and electronics. For once it’s a pleasure to watch more than the powder and paste ads. One clear trend I can spot is […]

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Life with out ‘i’

Published on Sep 26, 2005 in Random

In the past 2 days loads of things have happened. But probably the most important of them is the absence of net on this little planet. Just like most of the academic institutions and mental asylums ours is also situated far away from the thick and buzz of civilization. So when the internet connection conked […]

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G O V A R gets visibility

Published on Jul 25, 2005 in Random

G O V A R – my friend and another blogger from iim-i community gets visibility in pagalguy.com MBA forums. They have published an interview with him here. Way to go spetty!

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Water Fight Ver. 2.1

Published on Jul 18, 2005 in Random

[Read Waterfight 1.1 here :D] I read an article long before coming here, when I was a kid and practicing 8th class mathematics and elementary grammar to crack an exam named after an animal. The article is written by a b-school student. One line in the article surprised me alot. It goes like this,“B-school education […]

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Come again?

Published on Jul 3, 2005 in Random

Well, this is not an unseen sight in most of the business schools. In search of something more than the obvious facts most of us end up speaking gibberish clad, verbose rant when someone asks simple questions like ‘when is the class?’. Majorly this happens because everyone tries to be intellectual and superior by displaying […]

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News – where have you gone?

Published on Jun 16, 2005 in Random

The small gifts of surviving the first years rigor and routine include ample time for browsing and reading. Its quite sometime since I read a news paper or visited news site. So I thought why not visit the rediff and eco-times. And what do I find? CEOs love the seat by chauffeur screams ET. Out […]

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Local Advertising

Published on Apr 26, 2005 in Random

Being the ad freak that I am, I spend most of the travel time gazing at the billboards inside/outside the local stations. Sometime back the idea of writing an article on these advertisements came to my mind. Here goes the implementation of the same. Spread the buzz! Zee – Bhaskar’s stable is trying to launch […]

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Rang Barse…

Published on Mar 26, 2005 in Random

And then came the best holi of my life. Even though it started little late the whole event was really good. everyone participated with loads of energy and madness and at the end of the day all of us thoroughly redwashed and exhausted. Here are some of the pics. Due to bandwidth considerations I am […]

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Leader or Manager? What is my calling?

Published on Mar 8, 2005 in Random

Today we had a session on “Leaders and Managers” in OA. We had 4 wonderful Readings on leadership and management. (read some of them: Narcissistic Leaders, Managers and Leaders – Are they Different?). The readings are thought provoking. After living 24 years and going through so many textbooks and people I still cant define what […]

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The PHD Blogmela

Published on Mar 5, 2005 in Random

Welcome to PHD Blogmela. Just now completed reading all the posts nominated and boy!, this is going to be a real Indian blogmela. Majority of the nominations centered around India as in they spoke about India rather than about some Indian. Ok, I am not wasting anymore time. Lets jump in to the PHD Blogmela. […]

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