Shankar Meembat

Entrepreneur and Business Leader

Entries for March, 2009

Being approximately right

Decision making in business is 80% gut and 20% fact.¬†Facts and data are important. Business plans, forecasts, ROIs, etc. are all critical parts of decision making. But, breakthroughs, by definition, cannot happen based on facts. If the future is predictable and can be modelled, then we can’t have breakthroughs. In our pursuit of these factual […]

Management Tips & Tricks

Why tricks ? Well, because I believe many of these thoughts are going to elicit the reaction – “that is no brainer”. Precisely the kind of reaction one would have when a magician’s methods are revealed. But honestly, I am facing writer’s block. The thoughts are swirling in my head and I can form the […]