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How Will You Measure Your Life?

This article is originally printed in Harvard Business Review and I am compelled to share it here as well.

How Will You Measure Your Life?

by Clayton M. Christensen

Editor’s Note: When the members of the class of 2010 entered business school, the economy was strong and their post-graduation ambitions could be limitless. Just [...]

Seven hours the magic number for sleep

Originally from news.com.au:

Seven hours the magic number for sleep By Karin Zeitvogel in Washington From: AP August 02, 2010 1:08PM

PEOPLE who sleep more or fewer than seven hours a day, including naps, are increasing their risk for cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death in the US, a study published today shows.

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For analysts, ‘sales’ is not a dirty five-letter word

I joined a discussion with fellow analysts in one of the LinkedIn groups that I belong to. It started off by the original poster attaching a link to an interview on television, which promotes ‘analyst’ as the profession to be as there is a scarcity of good analysts in the market [...]

How Brands Grow

As a marketing practitioner and analyst for the last fifteen years, I was part of the crowds who believed about customer loyalty and the need to cultivate and nurture it. However, the concepts could not satisfactorily answer a couple of fundamental questions that were thrown at me by a senior management [...]

Spare me the violin

Judge: Tell me about your childhood.

Possible response 1: Contestant: My [mum|dad|granddad|grandma] passed away when I was [enter age]. [He|she] always loved it when I [sing|dance|cook]. Oh, I can’t believe I’m so emotional about this still. I’m doing this for you, [mum|dad|granddad|grandma]!

Possible response 2: Contestant: I was always considered as [...]

Sydney beats Melbourne in world’s top cities league

This is from Sydney Morning Herald, Wednesday, May 26, 2010:

Sydney beats Melbourne in world’s top cities league

May 26, 2010 – 10:39AM

Most liveable … Vienna is ranked number one. Photo: Reuters

Sydney has retained its spot in the top ten of the world’s most liveable cities – beating Melbourne by [...]

This is just the beginning

I wrote my first blog on the 20th of July 2006 on my site jacatra.com which was intended to chronicle my trips to Northern Europe. The site evolves into a traditional blog which is the gatekeeper of my experiences, thoughts and anything in between – which includes a little bit of poetry, movie reviews [...]


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