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By Krishna Kumar
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Product Marketing Basics for Zero to One Entrepreneurs.


Deep work by Cal Newport
Insights I got from the book Deep Work by Cal Newport
October 18, 2020
Team-based learning
How team based learning can help you thrive in a collaborative learning.
October 17, 2020
Restart good habits you left off. Today is International Podcast Day.
September 30, 2020
September 3, 2020
September 3, 2020
The Philosophy about the Corona Pandemic
The episode is a cocktail of thoughts and tweets about Corona virus and its impact on humanity, I did starting from 2nd March 2020.
April 12, 2020
Working from home during Covid19 can be made delightful. Here is how.
Last year, I worked mostly from home, hotel rooms, cafes -  with remote external teams on multiple projects in different domains.  And for the last two weeks too because of the Corona lockdown. I thought to share some hacks of making work from home a delightful thing. 
March 25, 2020
Interview with Dr. Marie Elisabeth Mueller, Journalist, Educator, Co-founder,
Dr. Marie Elisabeth Mueller is an expert for digital skills, interactive multimedia content creation, and integrated digital content product solutions. She's known as a futurist and educator with over 15 years of experience in public broadcast journalism as a senior editor, producer, writer and over 20 years of experience as an educator and journalist. Since 1992 she produced hundreds of long-form radio feature programs and podcasts and has widely published as an author and publicist for social, online, TV and print. Dr. Mueller who was born in Duesseldorf is a co-founder of and holds a PhD in Digital Storytelling, Media Science. She has been teaching interactive multimedia and cross-platform storytelling since 2014 at the Stuttgart Media University in Germany and a visiting professor at the Asian College of Journalism in Chennai, India, at the S.I. Newhouse School for Public Communications in Syracuse, US, and at the Danish School of Journalism in Aarhus, Denmark. From 2004 to 2008 she was a DAAD Lecturer at the University of Nairobi in Kenya. 2005 “Mietek Pemper, The road to rescue. Schindlers'lList - the true story” was published by Hoffmann Und Campe, since 2017 the book series “Now Media” is released by Nomos. 
January 6, 2020
How to start writing?
Explaining why it is important to write hundred words a day.
January 1, 2020
Deep Personal Revolution
Season #2 - Rediscovering yourself through Deep Personal Revolution.
November 7, 2019
Conversation with Nisha JK, hiring leader and co-founder of GreenPepper.
#19 episode on hiring for internet product companies and the dynamics in it. The conversation is with Nisha JK, hiring leader and co-founder of GreenPepper, a leader in internet product hiring focussed on new technology skills.
September 18, 2019
Product Marketing Basics for Zero to One Entrepreneurs.
#18 episode on Product Marketing Basics for Entrepreneurs.
August 31, 2019
#17 episode on Schedule Your Challenges
LeadCasts Host, Krishna Kumar shares with you to build new productive habits and the importance of scheduling things. Read his blog and follow him at Twitter @kkaction
August 20, 2019
Insights from the book Meditations by Marcus Aurelius, The Stoic Emperor.
#16 episode on Insights from Marcus Aurelius' book Meditations.
August 14, 2019
Insights from Marshall Goldsmith's book 'What got you here won't get you there'.
#15 episode on Marshall Goldsmith's book 'What got you here won't get you there' - curated insights by James Clear, author of Atomic Habits.
August 14, 2019
Feynman Technique for Learning Any Complex Topic.
#14 episode is about the Richard Feynman technique of learning complex topics. Step by step approach to learning anything new.
August 13, 2019
Tribe of Mentors by Tim Ferris.
#13 episode is about an intro on Tribe of Mentors and its author Tim Ferris and his other works. He is an American entrepreneur, author and podcaster.
August 12, 2019
Insights from the book, Atomic Habits by James Clear.
#12 episode of LeadCasts is about the book, Atomic Habits by James Clear. Visit
August 11, 2019
Insights from the book, Skin in the Game by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
#11 episode is about insights from the book Skin in the game - The Hidden Assymetries of Daily Life, a book released in 2018 by Nassim Nicholas Taleb. These are only some glimpses from the book and a complete read is always highly recommended for fully understanding and internalizing the idea behind the book.
August 11, 2019
Why you should follow Farnam Street by Shane Parrish?
#10 episode talks about why I love Farnam Street and the insights it give me. Shane Parrish is doing a great work by giving clarity in a cluttered world. Follow his and subscribe to his email weekly newsletter.
August 10, 2019
Uncut conversation with Little Chef Kicha.
#9 episode with Little Chef Kicha. Nihal Raj, also known as Kicha, is India’s youngest chef. A nine-year-old child prodigy from Kochi, Kerala, his YouTube channel, KichaTube HD has over 36 ,000 subscribers. He got worldwide media attention when he was invited by Ellen DeGeneres and Kicha becomes the youngest Indian to be in featured in The Ellen DeGeneres Show. 
July 31, 2019
Artificial intelligence is for everyone.
#8 episode with Chandramouli Pandya, a leading tech expert and startup mentor based in Bangalore.
July 29, 2019
Intellectual property and Virtual Reality - emerging trends in events
#7 Episode with Arabind Chandrasekhar, event management expert and CEO of Tamarind Events. A vetaran in events and social worker.
July 22, 2019
AI powered hiring
#6 Episode with Jyothis KS, Co-founder of ZappyHire - - on artificial intelligence in hiring.
July 19, 2019
Free Societies, Cryptocurrency, Libra and Blockchain Startups.
#5 episode - Nithin George Eapen is a crypto-evangelist, blockchain investor, TEDx speaker and Founder of Chance River. He is mentor at the Techstars blockchain accelerator program and educator.
July 16, 2019
Co-working and Co-living
#4 Episode Joe Alapatt, coming from the family of entrepreneurs, started well managed coworking space, Center A in Kochi, 5 years ago. He follows ideas and trends in coworking industry.
July 16, 2019
Understanding human mind for a better life.
#3 Episode Nuthan Manohar, yoga specialist, behavioural scientist, brand consultant, TEDx speaker and now building a niche perfumery brand. Talking about mindfulness, stress management, breathing and human psychology - why we do what we do.
July 14, 2019
Co-founder Conflict - Learnings
#2 Episode - M.P. Sriram Sriram enables organisations and individuals articulate and sustain changes to realise meaningful goals. For close to 25 years sriram has been pursing this purpose by designing interventions that address various organizational, business and people challenges. This included tenures as a professional Manager at Asian Paints and as a Consultant at Hewitt Associates and Ernst & Young for 13 years. He continues to pursue this purpose at Aventus Partners a firm that he co –founded in 2007. Sriram has a bachelor’s degree in law from Pune University and a Post Graduate Diploma in Personnel Management and Industrial Relations from XLRI Jamshedpur and secured gold medals in both these institutions. Sriram believes unmanaged conflicts are value destroyers and enables his clients proactively address potential conflicts at the ownership level and intervenes to resolve them when they escalate.
July 12, 2019
Thriving startups ecosystem in Bangalore
#01 Episode - Nanjunda Pratap Palecanda (Nanju) is a Partner at Innoberator. He curates PitchTune at Iimb and Anchor 3sUm podcast. He enjoys writing, be it Analysis on business or policy or economy. He also writes stories, dramas, poetry and scripts.
July 11, 2019
Why Now.
Introduction to LeadCasts by the host, Krishna Kumar. Follow me on Twitter @kkaction.
July 11, 2019