Professional disputes can be resolved with the correct marketing strategy, friendly equation with the competitors and a bit of wrestling. There is no last man standing in a friendly professional match, both parties get their share of PR cake, media attention and everybody wins. Point of reference – the famous Malice in Dallas tale.
Google came up with some staggering news today. It announced that it was restructuring its operations and renaming itself Alphabet. Google would now be a part of the Alphabet corporation, which would also contain within itself some of Google’s more futuristic ventures, such as Google Fiber, Calico, and Google X.
Microsoft had a suitable response.
While sometimes this Baba may shock some of the more rationals in the country with a few shocking statements, (Ayurveda can “cure” AIDS, crossdressing appearances and whacky antics, what one can’t take away from the maverick is his success, his hard work, and his business savvy. He’s an unlikely entrepreneur that without the fanfare of a Bansal or a Birla is quietely, (and sometimes not so quietly) touching lives in ways that a Flipkart or a Unilever may not.
First came the brashness. Then came the much-publicized fight with his board members. And finally, it’s LSD. The Steve Jobs trifecta is complete, and the legend of Rahul Yadav is born.
Rahul Yadav, erstwhile CEO of Housing.com, and enfant terrible of Indian startup community, just posted this on his Facebook page.
Call him a publicity monger or trendsetter of bizarre business ideas, Michael O’Leary, one of Ireland’s wealthiest businessmen and CEO of Dublin-based budget airline Ryanair, makes headlines like no one else. Just like his airline, he too has a knack for looking at things unconventionally. The O’Leary taxicab service is one such example.