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  • Mall Development Mechanics
    by atulvaid on 29/07/2020

    Summary – Mall development is difficult to pull off successfully. Mall Developers, shoppers and retailers all struggle to find quality retail space and an enthralling visit experience. What is lacking is development of a nuts and bolts approach to retail development, and an appreciation of the requirements of the mall format. This short paper outlines … Mall Development Mechanics Read More » The post Mall Development Mechanics appeared first on ATUL VAID.

  • Will Amazon Exist Beyond 2030
    by atulvaid on 29/07/2020

    Amazon seems to be an unstoppable juggernaut, crushing everything in its path in its race to be the biggest firm on the planet. But there may be unforeseen obstacles in its path, the same ones that stopped a whole host of similar monopolizers in the past – the spectre of anti-trust actions by the US … Will Amazon Exist Beyond 2030 Read More » The post Will Amazon Exist Beyond 2030 appeared first on ATUL VAID.

  • Business Challenges Which Worry CEOs and Leaders
    by atulvaid on 29/07/2020

    Business challenges come in all shapes and sizes. I was recently working with a group of CEOs and senior functional leaders, and a frequently recurring topic that came up was how stressed they are due to the issues in each sector. What struck me was how similar were the challenges they faced (given some scope … Business Challenges Which Worry CEOs and Leaders Read More » The post Business Challenges Which Worry CEOs and Leaders appeared first on ATUL VAID.

  • Consulting Wisdom – 13 Things Baby Consultants Should Know
    by atulvaid on 29/07/2020

    You’ve been dreaming of a consulting career with a high-profile international consulting firm all through your college years. You’re linked to news site covering consultants who are changing the world. You’ve read ‘Barbarians at the Gate’. Your prestigious college was always inviting industry names who started their careers in brand-name consulting firms. So you join … Consulting Wisdom – 13 Things Baby Consultants Should Know Read More » The post Consulting Wisdom – 13 Things Baby Consultants Should Know appeared first on ATUL VAID.

  • Real Estate Development – How to Calculate Market Potential of A Land Parcel
    by atulvaid on 29/07/2020

    Real estate development is difficult with high levels of risk because the realizable value of a land parcel depends on many factors. This note applies to the initial stages of developing a new property, and provides an overview of the method you can use to develop the design concept, and evaluate the likely returns from … Real Estate Development – How to Calculate Market Potential of A Land Parcel Read More » The post Real Estate Development – How to Calculate Market Potential of A Land Parcel appeared first on ATUL VAID.

  • How Non Profits Use Technology
    by atulvaid on 25/06/2020

    Nonprofits apply technology in a number of areas and appreciate its application in communicating with stakeholders, and in raising funds. The 2019 Global NGO Technology Report makes for interesting reading for the excellent and voluminous data about how nonprofits (or to use their term – Non Governmental Organizations or “NGOs”, I’ll use the terms interchangeably) … How Non Profits Use Technology Read More » The post How Non Profits Use Technology appeared first on ATUL VAID.

  • Strategy for Nonprofits – 10 Things to Remember
    by atulvaid on 25/06/2020

    I’ve worked on a lot of strategy consulting engagements for government and nonprofit clients over the years. When I started, these were the sectors which were the least developed in terms of management thought and the application of technology. Michael Porter was quite emphatic about the situation: “Billions are wasted on ineffective philanthropy. Philanthropy is … Strategy for Nonprofits – 10 Things to Remember Read More » The post Strategy for Nonprofits – 10 Things to Remember appeared first on ATUL VAID.

  • Skills Business Grads Need Early In Their Careers
    by atulvaid on 25/06/2020

    Skills that business graduates need to succeed include a number of ‘invisible’ skills that are not taught by their B-schools. As a long-time professional management consultant, I’ve had the pleasure of hiring and working with very intelligent people in India, Europe and the USA. Most of them had MBAs, some from prestigious brand-name schools, and … Skills Business Grads Need Early In Their Careers Read More » The post Skills Business Grads Need Early In Their Careers appeared first on ATUL VAID.

  • Nonprofits Acting As Incubators Will Be Force Multipliers
    by atulvaid on 25/06/2020

    One of the biggest questions in the development space these days is how to maintain the relevance of nonprofit organizations in an environment of economic stress and the expectations of stakeholders that nonprofits should operate as per principles more usually found in market-driven businesses. These aspects are forcing nonprofits to rethink areas such as relationship … Nonprofits Acting As Incubators Will Be Force Multipliers Read More » The post Nonprofits Acting As Incubators Will Be Force Multipliers appeared first on ATUL VAID.

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