"Truly stressful decision making relies on a balance between deliberate and instinctive thinking"

– Malcolm Gladwell –

PoS – Perspectives on Strategy (Archive)

Strategy is everywhere. In business, politics, sports, economics, and even in relationships. However, the understanding, approach and application of strategy depends on the situation and the players involved.

“Perspectives on Strategy” is my monthly newsletter series that I ran from 2012 till 2018. It comprises articles and anecdotes about my interpretation of strategy in various real life scenarios.

Here is the full repository of the PoS issues I wrote in course of six years.


Competitive bidding is a fascinating subject; it is as much about business as about the workings of the human mind.More.

Most people, especially managers, associate decision-making with work. This is a narrow view.  More.

Have you noticed that the vast majority of job applicant résumés say nothing about the person? More.

As a strategy consultant, clients often seek my advice in hiring decisions. That said, the years of experience.. More.

The extraordinary power of the spoken or written word, to persuade, is undisputed. Leaders routinely rely upon them … More.

We have all read about the publicity nightmare United Airlines went through in April 2017. More.

Performance appraisal season is almost upon us. Here are a few tips on how you can get an appraisal better.​ More.