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Grassroots Innovation by Anil K Gupta
The latest book summary on bookbhook.com is Prof Anil K Gupta’s Grassroots Innovation: Minds on the Margin Are Not Marginal Minds. What is grassroots innovation? As the name suggests, innovations that originate from the bottom of pyramid in response to everyday challenges are considered as grassroots innovation. That sounds good. […]

Grassroots innovation vs Jugaad

On Balance
There is this recent post by Indra Nooyi that has quite caught the fancy of the internet-Leave the crown in the garage Indra Nooyi talks about seven lessons for all-budding CEOs, students and anybody in general. Coincidentally, around the time that this post started circulating, at bookbhook we were working […]

Leila Seth & Indra Nooyi-separated by generations

Blockchain Revolution
If you deal with Bitcoin, you should be as worried about Aug 1st 2017, as Game of Thrones enthusiasts  about “Winter is coming”. On August 1st 2017, coincidentally just 48 hours away, Bitcoin will undergo a User Activated Soft Fork (UASF). And that will decide the future of Bitcoin. Let’s […]

August 1 is coming

Remote: Office Not Required
The folks at Automattic (the parent company of WordPress) have the answer. WordPress powers more than 25% of the web content platform and helps create more than 500 websites every day. So obviously, Automattic is growing. Yet it is shrinking as well. In June 2017, Automattic shut down its 15,000 […]

How does a company grow & shrink at the same ...

The Millennials
It is likely that by now you would have seen this wildly popular video where Simon Sinek talks about the millennial generation. The video has generated vigorous nods of agreement and angry accusations of generalisation, depending on when you were born. What is it about the The Millennial generation that […]

The Millennials are not aliens