All articles with 'performance' Tag

How NOT to do Online Advertising – Lessons from Rediff

Published on Dec 26, 2007 in advertising, wonder why

Rediff seems to have taken a full leap from the standards of online advertising and web layouts when they realized that lots of people are going to click on day 1 scorecard link for IND-AUS first test match. The result is nothing short of user disgust and anger. See it for yourself. There seem to […]

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The Calvin Fund!

Published on Mar 22, 2007 in calvin fund, Movies-Books, personal finance

Well, thats not a new mutual fund in the market, but I can understand your confusion, given that several AMCs have tiger funds. Calvin fund is the name I am giving to my investment drive. The aim is to purchase a complete collection of my favorite strips, “Calvin & Hobbes – The complete collection” which […]

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PHD’s Regular Blah #5

Published on Dec 27, 2006 in Random

“Gyeon-Woo ,Gyeon-Woo , I am sorry Gyeon-WooGyeon-Woo , I am sorry Gyeon-WooI thought I am a different girlBut, I am just hopelessGyeon-Woo , I am sorry Gyeon-Woo “ When was the last time a movie touched you so much? When was the last time you saw an artistic performance and the same message kept coming […]

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Howto: Excel Based Mutual Fund Portfolio Tracker

Published on Nov 13, 2006 in Learn Excel, personal finance

Instead of searching for the NAVs of all my funds at MyIRIS or MutualFundsIndia, I have developed a small excel sheet which will fetch the values for me and displays the current portfolio value at the click of a button. Here I am trying to share the “HOWTO” of the same. Create an excel workbook […]

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Misguided Enthusiasm?

Published on Jan 31, 2006 in Random

Yesterday I went to see the “Rang De Basanti” in Velocity. Everytime I go there I end up thinking about the youth in Indore. So, there I was watching the acclaimed performance by Aamir & co. There is quite a bit of appreciation of the movie from the audience with vigils and claps every now […]

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What the hell is this?

Published on Aug 3, 2005 in Random

I have an exam tomorrow. Consumer Behaviour. As I am going through the material I hit upon this road block type of definition for category management and my mind entered a recursive loop trying to understand what exactly in the GOD’s name “category management” stands for. Under the leadership of a category manager, using cross-functional […]

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Busy and how?

Published on Jul 23, 2005 in Random

For the past 4-5 days I have been really busy and the reason is not some submission or exam. It is ad-mark. Mercur-i, our marketing club conducts “marketer of month” contest. There will be several phases in this contest and as you participate in each round you will accumulate points based on your performance. The […]

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LWD, 360, 4Ps, 5Ms, 3Cs and other not-so boring stuff…

Published on Apr 1, 2005 in Random

Dont be scared by the title of the post. It was meant to be like that. So lets get it started 🙂 LWD: Ah, the sweet sound of LWD – the Last Working Day. The first year classes are over yesterday. We had a really wonderful MHR class to close the year. The prof is […]

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Who has the bigger one? You or me?

Published on Mar 29, 2005 in Random

Welcome to the bad bad world of marketing surveys and questionnaires. We have a marketing project due in the next couple of days and all of us need to do a customer survey as part of the project. The aim is to suggest marketing strategies for MNCs and multi crore Indian companies based on a […]

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All I Wanted to Say about GD/PI

Published on Jan 26, 2005 in Random

[PG Link] Before joining IIM Indore in July 2004 I have attended 9 real GD/PIs. I am able to convert 3 of them. There were lots of key takeaways from all these experiences. This post aims to throw some light in what works best in a GD/PI and what can make one a failure in […]

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Mad Termination

Published on Aug 16, 2004 in Random

Yes, I know that I was late. I know that I am lazy. But I could not help the mad pace at which things were happening here. If someone doesnot have proper time management skills, he is literally screwed up. Thank god, I was able to do the right thing at right time and now […]

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Informal Night & other stuff

Published on Jul 10, 2004 in Random

We had our informal freshers party and cultural night yesterday. PGP1A and B sections were fighting against each other in an intense cultural event. The night kicked off with a grand dinner arranged by mess com with a decent dose of poultry. When i joined i had full hopes of unlimited poultry and masala stuff […]

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