Business · Won't hurt to know

The rise of Netflix and the fall of Blockbuster

The media giant, Netflix had a spectacular entry in the media space and ousted Blockbuster from its roots, slowly and effortlessly. The rise of Netflix and simultaneous fall of Blockbuster was particularly interesting for me, to read. What I take away from this is that disruptive forces are not going to flash alarms and red… Continue reading The rise of Netflix and the fall of Blockbuster

Business · Career

Deliberate and emergent strategies

In the book, ‘How will you measure your life’, Clayton Christensen speaks about the difference between deliberate and emergent strategies from a career point of view. Deliberate strategies, as the name suggests, are strategies that one implements to follow a specific plan that he/she has in mind. A 5 year career plan is a good… Continue reading Deliberate and emergent strategies