A Comeback Lesson In Serve And Volley

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA  - SEPTEMBER 20:  Somdev Devvarman of India celebrates his win during their Davis Cup match between South Africa and India at the Ellis Park Indoor Arena in Johannesburg on 20, September 2009 in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Photo by Lee Warren/Gallo Images/Getty Images)

Aided by the sultry Chennai weather, the Indian Davis Cup team scripted a famous come-from-behind victory at Chennai, outplaying Brazil in both the singles matches on Sunday, the 19th of September, 2010.

This time though, the victory was achieved in a thoroughly professional manner with the entire team carrying its weight.

 Rohan Bopanna and Somdev Devvarman had their say. They have reassured Indian tennis fans that the country’s Davis Cup hopes are in secure hands for the foreseeable future.

Bellucci caved in to cramps and dehydration in the morning after just a set and a half. Somdev Devvarman was left feeling a little bemused but why look a gift horse in the mouth?


Wimbledon Finals: A Preview

LONDON, July 3, 2010 Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates his victory after his semi-final of men's singles against Andy Murray of Britain in the 2010 Wimbledon Championships in London, Britain, July 2, 2010. Nadal won 3-0 to enter the final.

So, it’s final!

The last men and women standing at Wimbledon are Serena & Vera, Tomas & Rafael.

11 days of tennis and the draw has whittled down to these 4 contenders for the throne at the green lawns at SW18.

Could it have gotten any better than this?

Of course, we will miss Federer and his balletic grace on the tennis court. We have grown so used to having his majestic presence adorn Wimbledon that his absence seems like blasphemy. But if it is blasphemy, then what do we make of the stronger, fitter and wiser Nadal whose game, presence and speed makes us forget , at least for a while, that Federer was God?

Quote of the day:
We must believe in luck. For how else can we explain the success of those we don’t like? – Jean Cocteau

Theory of Constraints

Theory of Constraints (TOC) gets its name from the fact that all enterprises are constrained by something. If they weren’t, they could grow as large and as fast as they wanted. But one has to monitor Wall Street or Main Street for only a moment to know that for the vast majority of enterprises growth is really hard. Constraints are why.

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Indian men at the Grand Slams

With Somdev Devvarman qualifying for the French Open main draw – his second Grand Slam appearance after the 2009 US Open, let’s look at the best Grand Slam appearances by any Indian male player in any men’s professional singles Grand Slam.

Quote of the day:
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain – and most fools do. – Dale Carnegie

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Managing Your Personal Information Environment

Attributes of people who consider themselves to be highly proficient at managing their own personal information , both at work and at home.

1> They avoided gadgets.

Most find a few key tools and stuck to them. Most are universally conservative in adopting new tools.

Quote of the day:
All is in the hands of man. Therefore wash them often. – Stanislaw J. Lec

2> They limited the no. of separate devices.

Most used just one or two devices.Usually a laptop and a smart phone to manage their information.

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Ernest Hemingway’s Top 5 Tips For Writing Well

Ernest Hemingway’s Top 5 Tips For Writing Well

by Brian Clark


Who better?

Many business people faced with the task of writing for marketing purposes are quick to say:

Hey, I’m no Hemingway!

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