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About V

Tried building a sky scrapper. Now Re-building it again with worn out tools.

The people over process over the product 

For any goal , determine the timeline and the fundamental unit ( prospects, prototypes, candidates etc ) and the probability of unit to product. then work on the number of units to act on in tranches so that each of … Continue reading

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The hero’s journey

“For when a heart insists on its destiny, resisting the general blandishment, then the agony is great; so too the danger. Forces, however, will have been set in motion beyond the reckoning of the senses. Sequences of events from the … Continue reading

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How to become an expert?

To have integrity, you must have expertise. True expertise results from the drive to fix yourself – your flaw, and your obsession with it. You become an expert on fixing yourself. The itch drives expertise. The itch drives curiosity. The itch drives … Continue reading

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The curious case of the 60 GW utility solar, REIT trusts and the arbitrage

Peculiarly, India is on the cusp on creating a demand supply distortion in the value chain of real estate and solar. While in solar, we have actually shot ourselves in the foot by proposing extra-ordinary amounts of will backed by … Continue reading

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What a distributed utility should look like

Too many people look at what we are doing, at Solartown , and assume we are building a solar rooftop EPC company. I am compelled to laugh a little bit at that generalisation. We have no interest in building a business … Continue reading

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A blueprint for conquering a fragment localised market 

Take any sample market . Any one . Where there are a lot of players but each catering to a local maxima ( in a specific locality ) with varying gross profits and operating as warlords in their own scale. … Continue reading

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How to win a squash game

First wave of tycoons : Oil and Gas A mini wave called wave 1a. :  Commodities processing, Steel and Coal , industrial goods processing mainly for Oil and gas and distribution Infrastructure around the Oil and Gas industry ( mainly due … Continue reading

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The truth about facts

When our thought process is right, the facts don’t matter. Most facts aren’t facts anyway. They are people’s opinions.

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Through the Ghats

Watching the dews form paintings in straight lines Over the fogged windows, Swept by the convoluted train lines into the valley. As if the western Ghats have a life of their own. I saw my desires merge and collapse into … Continue reading

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Goal philosophy

Any remarkable result can be achieved , only and only with laser-like focus. That’s the lesson I have learnt so far. So I have culled. Culled like a mad-man to the utmost essentials in my life in what it takes … Continue reading

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