She was made with threads,
sewn with memories light and dark,
woven with care and depths of heart,
torn at seams, strings pulled apart,
stained with love that couldn’t last.
She wove her untold stories in her threads,
She tied her silent hopes in her knots,
She brought the fibre of all that she is
into the fabric of all that you are.
She always wore herself with grace.
(dedicated to all the wonderful women in my life)
.. on the possibility of leveraging contacts & networks as a group and envisioning a potential product (by LinkedIn) that may one day disrupt this space.
Your access to opportunities, skills, and resources is often determined by the strength of your network, i.e. the people you know. 76% of jobs in the market are tapped via personal connection instead of formal channels [source]. Some VCs won’t even read your business plan unless you come via referral!
In a market where Social Network is the single biggest asset and determinant of success, do people have ways to willfully share, access and tap into each others network? …
lessons from the journey of increasing in-app conversions by 70% in 2.5 months using A/B testing for “Travel Triangle” App.
[Originally published on LinkedIn]
It’s fun when changing the pixels on the app dramatically alters user behaviour and helps the individual on the other side achieve his/her goal better. Every product feature that you send out to the users yields valuable data. A product manager experiments different variations of the product on users and compares their relative impact on key business metric — this is A/B testing in a nutshell.
The art of building a great product boils down to prioritising and shipping the most impactful sets of A/B experiments based on insights generated…
Why crypto-trading is a big deal, strategies that helped me make ‘Ƀ’ even in last 7 months of market slowdown, and some invaluable lessons learned along the way.
Every decade has seen a new market open up for public trading, be it — commodities, stocks or crypto-assets. All these markets showed high volatility in their initial years as the markets were less regulated, trading volumes were low, and futures trading was still nascent. Crypto market is still in its hay days and it shows 10x more volatility than its other mature counterparts. …
Back in 2015, I got an unexpected call from my college roommate. He told me that our friend Vishesh is no more. My roommate broke down on phone, perhaps for the first time ever in front of me, while I had no clue on how to handle this. I remember being pretty calm and okay, to begin with. It was only after I went for a walk and let it sink in - that I finally felt it.
I first met Vishesh during our college orientation days. He was once cycling towards the auditorium from our hostel, and I simply jumped on to his backseat, asking for lift as an afterthought. Years later he mentioned that I kept talking about myself on that ride. …