Manisha Gupta

Explorations of a Poet and Quant

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Random Thoughts

Lean in, but with Compassion

I had the opportunity to meet Sheryl when she came for a talk at LinkedIn. Her book had just released and she was sharing her perspective with Reid in a fireside chat. She imparted her wisdom about the power of… Continue Reading →

Random Thoughts

“Simple” an obsession that moves mountains

Recently reread the book “Insanely Simple – The obsession that drives Apple’s Success by Ken Segall”. A book that has been my guiding force in making many decisions specially in building products and businesses. Here are some nuggets in case… Continue Reading →

Books, Product Management, Random Thoughts

Quantum Physics

A chemical reaction, or Quantum Physics An attraction, or merely a belief? Reality or Perception it is? Vanity Deep Sorrow Endless hope or Life it is? Music it is, Conversation it is, Subtle nod it is, The ocean wave it is…. Continue Reading →

How far do you choose to fly?

My daughter loves to dance. When she was in kindergarten she performed a self-choreographed routine in her school’s Talent Show. It was a long one and after a couple of minutes I saw parents starting to stand as they started… Continue Reading →

Dear friend

Dear Friend, Hope you are doing well. I just woke up from a sad dream under the influence of high fever …saw you in my dreams again and in my numbness am writing to you. Hopefully this will make some… Continue Reading →

If you have to ask

Such a wonderful way to say the heart knows more than the brain does! If you have to ask, you will never know If you know, you need only ask!

Such a wonderful way to say the heart knows more than the brain does! If you have to ask, you will never know If you know, you need only ask!

What really matters

Sometimes I feel utterly confused and unclear about what I really want from life. It might have something to do with the major personality flaw I am sure I suffer with … when alone the simplest of things give me… Continue Reading →

Equality or Balance ?

A friend asked me recently if I believe in Equality or balance. “Balance” I immediately answered back. But found myself pondering about his question for days and scribbled something on a piece of paper. Don’t think I have the complete… Continue Reading →

Memoirs of an unborn child

I made these as a birthday gift for Gunjan on behalf of Naveli who was yet to be born and placed them strategically in different areas of the house then. Of course the best place for “I am Watching” was… Continue Reading →