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What they dont teach you in any school – Appreciation

Published on Aug 28, 2008 in business, ideas

Back when I was doing MBA, one of the first courses we took was called MOC (Managerial Oral Communication). The idea of the course is simple. Each of the 60 students in class would give a 12 minute presentation on any topic of their choice to everyone. Then everyone has 8 minutes to provide suggestions, […]

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Excel Links of the week – What do you dream about? [Aug 19]

Published on Aug 19, 2008 in ideas, Learn Excel

The other day my wife told me that we dream about a total of 6 years in our life, an average of 2 hours for everyday you sleep. [Source: wikipedia on dreams]. That is almost as much time as you would work in 30 years (30*50*40/24/365, assuming you work 40 hours a week for 50 […]

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Excel Links of Week – Who is Obama edition? [Aug 12]

Published on Aug 12, 2008 in ideas, Learn Excel, wonder why

I use google suggest to get new post ideas, I start out by typing “what is”, “who is”, “how to”, “when is”, “where is”, “excel” and see all the suggestions Google comes up with. If I see something interesting I would mark the search topic and use it for posting here. And for the last […]

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Dear Microsoft, Blog is a real word

Published on Jul 25, 2008 in blogging, Humor

Dear Microsoft (and other guys who design software that can be used to write something): Blog is a real word, just like bog or bloc or blot or blow or blob. So please add it to your esteemed dictionaries and stop harassing everyone with the wiggly red lines. Of course you can blame me for […]

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Vodafone pug is happy to help you .. or really?

Published on Apr 30, 2008 in advertising, ideas, India

Look at the above Vodafone ad, the latest one where a cute little girl is constantly getting help from a cute little pug in various situations while a beautiful jingle is played in the background. The ad ends saying that “Vodafone is all too happy to help you” when you need them. Even though I […]

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