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Do not disturb : I am scheduling a meeting

Published on Apr 16, 2008 in Humor, technology, wonder why

If there is one thing that Darwin’s theory of evolution cannot explain, it would be “why humans evolved to schedule meetings?” I am no qualified biologist. Heck I don’t even know a mulberry from blue-berry. But I have spent exactly 3.1415 hours yesterday alone scheduling exactly 1 meeting. This my dear reader, qualifies me to […]

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Why do notebook page layouts suck?

Published on Feb 23, 2008 in business, ideas, wonder why

My job takes me to numerous meetings, even though I hate to go to so many of them. Most of the time during the meetings I end up writing lots of notes about, good ideas things to do, action items usual meeting notes mind maps, diagrams and of course doodles well, this brings me to […]

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Hong Kong – Made for tourists

Published on Jul 27, 2007 in Hong Kong, personal, travels

I couldnt really get enough time to sit and write a lengthy post on HK till now. The visit has been completely hectic whether its the meetings with the client or roaming the bustling Hong Kong streets. Finally I am coming back to India today. Fortunately I came a little early to the airport (well […]

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Perdition and Paradise – 2

Published on Jul 26, 2005 in Random

Hell: 8:30AM – 11:45AM classes1:45PM – 3:15PM classes7:00PM – 9:00PM classes9:30PM – 2:00AM meetings Heaven: 2:20 AM – Inside mess having paratha and frooti… Life rocks 🙂

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My Hindi Sucks

Published on Feb 27, 2005 in Random

Travails of being a southie doesn’t start with a long name or end with an engineering degree. Till I came here my only worry is my long and historical sounding name. Ok, Lets talk about the name first. My name is (provided you dont disclose this valuable information to others), Duggirala Raja Raja Surya Chandra […]

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c’est la vie

Published on Dec 16, 2004 in Random

Deming and Juran make sure that you are never lazyZeitglow sees to it that you dont get cozy your sleep curve is platykurtic on any dayand you work like a dog even on sunday you do an extensive study of unemploymentjust to make sure that you get a better employment you are an example of […]

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Its beeness as usual at I

Published on Nov 1, 2004 in Random

For a moment i thought Term2 is chill. Well, its chill. Just that its chill in the backbone. Today we had a Fin. Quiz at 3. After one hour of senseless page flipping i did the quiz not so badly. Well, then i thought i can sleep for a couple of hours. Alas, i was […]

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Making Location & Capacity Decisions

Published on Oct 25, 2004 in Random

A Case Analysis on Making Location & Capacity Decisions For Sleeping Prepared by: Purna Chandra Rao D PGP 1 In partial fulfillment of the requirements for the course SMSR – II (Satisfying Minimal Sleep Requirements) Indian Institute of Management, Indore Introduction: This analysis primarily focuses on how to make decision with regards to location and […]

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Wake up man, You have a meeting now!!!

Published on Aug 22, 2004 in Random

It seems like the craziest thing on the earth. We are having meetings at the oddest hours possible. Taste this, – xxxx com meeting at 9:30 pm – the same com meeting at 11:30 pm which is postponed due to some quiz to 12:10 am and lasted till 1:25 am I need not tell about […]

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Learnings all the way

Published on Jul 8, 2004 in Random

Today i had a wierd experience. and learning one of the most important lessons from it. it is ‘Never sleep if you have work to complete for the next day.’ We had one of those hectic days yesterday. something like, 3 cases to read, one group case presentation, roughly some 70-80 pages of reading from […]

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Added Later…

Published on Jul 1, 2004 in Random

the ‘as of now’ clause in the previous post proved to be correct. We have one more notification at the mess at about 5 pm that we have to sell ourselves through PPTs to seniors starting from 11. All the PGP1 participants HAVE TO ATTEND that. The dresscode for that is funny. 25% of the […]

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Life slowly begins

Published on Jul 1, 2004 in Random

Today i had my registration. They gave me my first term course books (case studies will be distributed later) and notebooks. Oh yeah, they gave me writing instruments too. And yes, rule book and PGP manual where in all the terms and grading system et al are described. Today seems to be peaceful. Must be […]

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