Joseph Jude

Technology, Psychology, and Story Telling

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Notes from day 2 of TiECon Chandigarh 2017
TiECon Chandigarh 2017 is a two-day conference focused on the theme of "Entrepreneurship in times of change". These are my notes from Day 2.…
Notes from day 1 of TiECon Chandigarh 2017
TiECon Chandigarh 2017 is a two-day conference focused on the theme of "Entrepreneurship in times of change". These are my notes from Day 1.…
Have you chosen well?
When all is lost, memories and meaning will stay. That is a good enough for me.…
What I learnt in a year as an entrepreneur
Three lessons I learnt in a year as an entrepreneur…
Entrepreneurship is a metamorphosis, not a baptism
When I was an employee, I used to think that being an entrepreneur is much like an employee, only with added responsibilities. Now that I am an entrepreneur, I realize how foolish I was.…
Notes From Session With Mahavir Sharma, Serial Entrepreneur & Trustee, TiE, Global
Notes from interactive session with Mahavir Sharma at TiE, Chandigarh…
Podcasts I Listen
I have never been a 'listening' guy; I'm more a 'reading' guy. But with launch of my startup, I turned to podcasts to learn.…
Powerful Words That Transformed My Worldview In 2014
Some words have magic in them. They pop out of screens and alter our perspectives permanently. An article by Allison Vesterfelt did exactly that.…
Five Insights From Successful Indian Entrepreneurs
Inspiration from those who ran before me.…
Paranoid is ok; Paralysis is not ok
As I build my new company, I will find myself in novel situations. I may become uncertain, nervous and sweaty. Yet, never should I become paralysed. It will destroy everything I build.…
Big Ideas From Peter Theil
Seven big challenging ideas from Peter Theil, Paypal founder…
Advice to my fellow developers
If I would become a story-teller, I'll be telling other's stories. As a software developer, I can be a story with the products I develop.…
Top Ten Articles Read In February
February was a month for consumption. I read a lot. I'm listing the top 10 blog-posts with key-points.…
Striking a balance
Is striking a balance always right?…
How I Use Twitter As A Learning Tool?
Of all the social media platforms, Twitter stands-out as a great place to discover and discuss ideas. Use it.…
Best Of Jan Reads
Thinking in ratios and doing things together may turn out to be the best tips of this year.…
When To Listen To Your Critics?
You better listen to critics. But not when you ideate.…
Do Credentials Matter?
One's credentials do not guarantee success; it's their attitude that makes or breaks a venture.…
Who Wins - Jack or The Hammer Man?
Widen your knowledge rather than develop a narrow vision.…
What I Have Been Reading
The best of books, blogs and newsletters (of 2013)…
Ignorant Of Many Things
There are three types of ignorance - should know but don't know, better to know but don't know, don't care to know, so don't know.…
Books Read In 2013
Key insights from the eight books I read in 2013…
Are You Learning A New Domain? Visit Its Zoo
If you are learning about a new domain, learn about its individual entities well before jumping into its ecosystem.…
What I Learnt Building For AppStore
Eight key lessons from building and selling Mac & iOS apps.…
Challenges In 'Consume' Phase Of Learning
To learn successfully, you need to learn from authentic sources with a structure. Challenge is in discovering these sources and framing a structure.…
Learning Phases And Its Support Systems
Do you have a disciplined and structured routine to become an expert?…
Get Over Your Fears, For They Are Just Imaginary
Beauty of believable lies is that, part of the statement is a fact and a false part attaches itself to the fact part so innocuously that we believe the whole statement to be true.…
Common Traps In Getting Meaningful Feedback
Three traps in getting feedback.…
How To Get The Feedback That You Deserve
Obtaining feedback is critical to designing products that stand the test of time. But getting meaningful feedback isn't easy.…
Documenting Your Decisions
Always document the context of a decision. You'll be surprised how this one activity can improve your decision making capability in the long term.…
38 Lessons
I look back at what I have learnt, one lesson for each year I have spent in the journey.…
Don't Make All Mistakes; Learn From Other's
We can't learn from our mistakes because we, as humans in general, are averse dissecting them. So let's learn from other's mistakes.…
Whats Wrong With Our Educational System?
Five factors that are wrong in our educational system.…
Build An Ecosystem For Learning
I explain the framework I have defined to assist my self-learning. I list the tools that help me to learn.…
Seven Insights From Two Months of Blogging
What I have learnt blogging regularly.…
It's Not A Blog, It's A Book
How Guy Kawasaki's advice changed my blogging practice.…
Are You Unlearning?
Most learning is true within its context. When that context changes, are you prepared to unlearn?…
Lessons In Consulting
Consulting is the only profession where you are paid to learn on the job. It is exciting as well as frightening. But if you got a right mind-set, there is no other profession like consulting.…
Quotable quotes from 'A Game Plan For Life' by John Wooden
Quotes I liked from A Game Plan For Life.…
5 Steps To Achieve Your Goal – Lessons From Failures
Are you moving towards your goal or just spining round and round?…
What We Need Is Integrated Thinking. Not Polarized Perspectives
Even in this scientific age, our minds have not evolved to hold supposedly conflicting ideas. In our proclivity for quick closure, we simplify and settle on one side of the camp.…
How to Ask For Help and Get It?
We recognize that with little help we can make a head-way. But out of inhibition, we do not ask for help. If you are suffering because you do not ask for help, here are five insights to help you.…
Smart People Ask For Help. Do You Ask For Help?
You don't have to sweat it alone. Be smart and seek expert's help…
How To Be A Champion And Remain One?
Becoming a champion is a three stage process. It is not a step-by-step process; these three stages may be present in varying degrees in the journey to be a champion.…
Four Lessons I Learnt While Working For A Cardiac Surgeon
Four lessons I learnt while developing an IT system for a cardiac surgeon.…
Don't Despise Little Beginnings
Long before an achievement comes to light, somewhere there is a small step. Don't ignore it.…
What is your learning model?
My learning model is of two layers - a core layer, domains in which I want to be an expert and a support layer, domains which will help me to practice my expertise effectively.…
Words that changed my life
The words that brough magic into my life.…
Lessons I learnt from IPL
While corporate business and cricket are different domains, IPL has brought them together. Here are some lessons for corporates from IPL.…
Life’s little lessons
three of the best life lessons…