Self-Reverse-Splitting (IM 973)

“Reverse splitting” is a term very familiar to the investors. When the price of the stock goes down, the company decides to decrease the number of shares by a specific ratio maintaining the total equity unchanged. Recently, because of the crude oil crash, a lot of crude oil ETFs were reverse split. We can use…

Three Characteristics Of Good Strategy (IM 972)

They are: Focus, Divergence and Compelling Tagline. For any industry these three strategy are really important to be sustainable, profitable and innovative. Focus of the company should be clear and precise so that it can move forward. When a company’s value lacks focus, its cost structure will tend to be high and its business model…

Value Innovation (IM 970)

According to the writers of book Blue Ocean strategy, neither the company nor the industry is best way to analyze the way of getting into a blue ocean. The believed strategic move is the right unit of analysis for explaining the creation of blue ocean and high sustainable performance. Value Innovation is the cornerstone of…

These Three Things Can Make Anything Possible (IM 968)

People, Technology and Money…. It’s beginning of every success stories. If we have a right people and money, then we can create technology which leads to many innovations. With right people and right technology, we can attract funding which is necessary for pitching up any startups. The tragic thing is people with a passionate mind…

Returns Of Investment (IM 967)

Return Of Investment (ROI) can’t always be measured in money. We think that our return is directly proportional to the investment we make. But ROI is negative most of the time. This negative ROI is killing many small startups. What if instead of measuring return in money we start to measure its return on improvement?…

Sympatheia and Its Importance (IM 926)

Sympatheia is defined as the largely interconnectedness between many things. It’s an idea that all things are mutually woven together and therefore have an affinity for each other. Marcus Aurelius talks about this in Meditations. He says that everything in the universe in interconnected and are interdependent. The result of one happenings will affect the…

Decision To Avoid Multiple Decisions (IM 912)

“You could live life right now. Let that determine what you do and say and think.” –Marcus Aurelius There are some decisions which can be made to avoid various decisions. And I desperately need it… Our every decisions are based on what we see, experience and think which is shaped by what we do everyday….

Quenching The Insatiable Hunger (IM 857)

There is a saying which goes, “A happy man wants ten thousand things, but a sick person wants just one thing.” There is this insatiable hunger for wanting more and more that makes us unsatisfied with what we have. The great philosopher and one of my favorites, Marcus Aurelius had answers to most of these…

True “Self”: Definition From Bhagavad Gita (IM 852)

According to Hindu religious book “Bhagavad Gita”, the nature of true self is that it has no nature as it does not exist and feels no pain, pleasure, heat or cold. Also, it is neither born, nor does it die and neither it can kill nor it can be killed. It is like an energy…

Seeing Things Differently (IM 851)

What we do everyday becomes a habit and we are the reflection of what we do everyday. Based on your past experiences we make assumptions and conclusions on many things including our ourselves and our potentials. The way we talk to others or to ourselves reveals our character. The way we deal with different situations…