Vinod Khosla: Maintain the Silicon Valley Vision

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From: bits.blogs.nytimes.com   By: VINOD KHOSLA  
RT @stammareddy: My favourite piece by @vkhosla: Maintain the Silicon Valley Vision http://t.co/Tyeahmc3yK #innovation #technology Vinod Khosla is the founder of Khosla Ventures, a venture capital firm started in 2004. His firm tries to make investments in disruptive technologies in Internet, computing, mobile, silicon technology, alternative energy and medical technology. He worries, though, that greed, not vision, may be motivating some
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 This book is about creating an exciting ambiance in the workplace that facilitates an employee to perform and identify with the organization, concurrently enhancing his psychological well-being as a person. Wish to belong,want to perform by Prof D.Sampath On the basis of res

Managers are not MBAs: You will not get to learn Management in an MBA program

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