On 2nd October, 4 pm at Crossword, Kemps Corner!
Archive for September, 2008
Thanks to the super-duper expressway, we arrived in Baroda at 10 am, a full one hour before the event. Crosswords are usually spacious, but Crossword Baroda is airier, friendlier and more spacious than most. A sea of empty chairs lay before us and I wondered if anyone would actually turn up… on a Sunday morning [...]
Stay Hungry Stay Foolish was first released on June 29, 2008 at the first ever IIMA Entrepreneur’s Conference. However the initial run of 1000 copies was for private circulation only. The amazing response to the book prompted its commercial release in late August. And the first public event around Stay Hungry was at Crossword in [...]
Stay Hungry Stay Foolish is the ‘book of the month’ at Crossword Ahmedabad. And it’s less than a month since release! More on the amazing book launch events @ Ahmedabad & Baroda, on Sep 20 & 21, in my next post!
Another question I often get is:”How did you decide who to feature in the book?” Well, we started by shortlisting the ‘big success stories’. The companies which have scaled up phenomenally, had an IPO or likely to have one soon. The names which rang a bell with the general public. Some of these names were [...]
“So how did you get the idea for this book?” is a question many of you have asked me. The answer is, “I didn’t”. Prof Rakesh Basant @ IIMA had been toying with the idea for a while. One fine morning I got an email from Kunal Upadyhay, the CEO of CIIE (Centre for Innovation, [...]