Jugaad – Innovation the Indian way

The new global formula for breakthrough growth, or just creative quick-fixes done by someone facing an immediate pain? Is it time for all of us to...

Top diplomatic presence at NICCI meeting to promote Norwegian business in India

"We need to hear from you - to know what to do for you" This was the clear message from Mr. Eivind Homme, Norwegian ambassador to India. That...

I have a Norway-India business hangover

  In the Norway-India business community, we are pinching our arms, asking ourselves what actually happened last week. The Indian President was here - wasn't he? Bringing the...
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My India business rule #3: Don’t take YES for an answer

The sweet taste of a YES doesn't last for long if the actual answer should have been NO. So, take some time to determine how much "yes"...
Indian traffic lessons

Business lessons from the chaos of Indian traffic?

Finally, I am driving myself in India, and I suspect the extreme experience from Indian traffic can help to further understand...

A 2-day visit to India will make wonders for your product

How can you possibly succeed without spending quality time with the most important people in your project? It's not even debatable. You have to know the people developing...

The India lion is attacking

  The new Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a lot of promises to live up to. Hundreds of millions that helped putting him where he is,  expect...

Ambani thought me being modest won’t get you anywhere in India

This is an important lesson learned from my very interesting meeting with India’s biggest business tycoon, Mukesh Ambani.

India: unbelievable 150 million mobile Internet users

 This kid is a citizens of what will become the world’s largest mobile digital society. India will have unbelievable 150 million mobile Internet users already by March...

My India-business-rule #1: Always expect the unexpected

It doesn't get more unexpected on a business trip than this: finding yourself on stage on a cultural extravaganza in India - DANCING. What on earth happened?...