The state of being constructively Dissatisified mostly leads to Innovation
Todays Leadership Talk session for IPMX Batch’10 at IIM-L (Noida campus) by Nishant Govil Director, BlackRock India. Today’s topic was “The Fintech Evolution : Trivial to Substantial” . The complex topic was dealt with in a very simple and lucid manner. The examples and analogies used helped everyone grasp the topic quite easily.
Ending the session on philosophical note was a master stroke and left the audience on the high.
Had a great time talking to Management and Engineering students at IIT Roorkee
Portfolio Theory – some salient points Risk of the average is not equal to the average of the risk shifting the efficient frontier to North west , the portfolio can be optimised to an extent efficient frontier :- standard way of showing return and risk relationship Expand the universe of investible asset classes to produce … Continue reading Portfolio Theory
“I don’t run for trains” This is the career advice that I read and liked the most in the excellent book “The Black Swan” 1. Teach yourself to resist running to keep on schedule . In refusing to run to catch the trains ( at various stages in your life) , lies the true value … Continue reading Don’t run for trains
Early 80’s :- Zhang Ruimin ( known for his work in turning a little-known, bankrupt refrigerator manufacturer into the world’s largest white appliances company – Haier ) once lined up about 75 refrigerators that had been produced with some minor defect . He asked his staff as to what should be done with the defective … Continue reading China – some history and way beyond
The power of exponential Learning In the book “The Second Machine Age” the authors talk about the Moore’s law and the power of the exponential function. While reading the fascinating article , I realised that similar thought … Continue reading Exponential Learning