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K.S. Krishnan, scientist and citizen, a Renaissance man in 20th century India

May 12th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Book Review, Talents, Innovators

On June 1946, at Buckingham Palace, a little kid born in Vizhupanoor in 1898 and who spent his early childhood in Watrap (both places now part of the Virudhunagar district in Southern India) became Sir Kariamanikkam Srinivasa Krishnan for his scientific contributions. Just one honor among multiple other national and international recognitions: the first was [...]

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Sramana Mitra: “Entrepreneur Journeys”

November 8th, 2008 · 4 Comments · Entrepreneurs

When you start a book, there are always a few words that make you want to read on. I like the way Sramana Mitra describes her goal with ”Entrepreneur Journeys.” She wants “to capture that tribal knowledge accumulated in the private lives of great entrepreneurs.” Although it is now common lingo, even with Six Sigma pundits, I still [...]

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