Shankar Meembat

Entrepreneur and Business Leader

Entries Tagged ‘Game planning’

Nokia – Too much, Too late ?

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A look at what the latest announcements mean for Nokia. Why is Nokia where it is now – some views on both short and long term failings. And some thoughts on where Nokia could go from here. It is not all doom and gloom.

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Reward is proportional to Risk

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No pain; no gain is another way of putting it. There are different ways of investing your money. Put it in a fixed deposit and you can be sure it is there pretty much intact always. Invest it into stocks, securities and the like; you can expect an increase in your wealth. But it can [...]

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Strategy is about what you don’t do

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Continuing from my post on basic rules. Here’s something I have found people forget. Most of us have either worked on strategies or have been presented them. I am willing to bet that in the vast majority of cases, the strategy set out what and how something was going to be done. I’d challenge that. [...]

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I have failed ! And because of that, so has my company

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Note : This is a externalised version of a post on the Internal blog. So, colleagues who have have read that, please bear with me. If you are reading this, I hope it was because the title was provocative enough. Thanks. Was my failure really the reason for failure in my company ? You decide. While [...]

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Learning from Monopoly

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The simple game of Monopoly (game by Electronic Arts) that I have on my Nokia N8 gives some good lessons in Strategy. Yes, it is a game of chance since the outcomes depends on the roll of the dice. But isn’t business the same too – it is a roll of different situations – macroeconomic, [...]

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