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GE Global invited talk on Design Thinking: The Zen Way

Dr. Srinivas Chirravuri and Gautam Goenka, are seasoned facilitators from GE Crotonville, the learning bastion of GE. In these times of online meetings and webinars, Dr. Srinivas, or Ch as he prefers to be addressed, and Gautam have thought of a series of enlightening topics. One of the topics they had chosen for such a session was Design Thinking. Ch reached out to me and from the outset, we wanted the talk to be a bit different from other webinars that I had given in the past.

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Ajeenkya D Y Patil University talk on Design Thinking

On 13th Aug, 2020, I interacted with students from the Ajeenkya D Y Patil University, Pune. The talk is part of a Start to Scale talk series to help students scale up their business idea. In my opinion, design thinking will go a long way in helping early stage startups in understanding their customers.

Let me tell you two startup stories: Quick Fire, Slow Burn and Quick Try, Sure Improve.

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Idea to Novel: Write-A-Thon Workshop

Title From an Idea to a Novel: A Write-A-Thon

Subtitle: Develop an idea into a framework for a novel

Venue: Online (Zoom)

Date&Time: Tuesday, Aug 18, 10 am to 4 pm (1-2pm - Lunch break)

Fees: Free (if you request politely, we may you give you a 10% discount :-p)

Workshop Facilitator: Bala Ramadurai

Register here - https://www.meetup.com/Pune-Writers-Group/events/272502914/

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