• 2012
  • The Books I Read in 2012

    In early 2012, I set a challenge for myself. To start reading again. And to read like a man possessed. Five books a month, sixty books in a year is what I set myself for. While there have been books that I’ve read in one sitting, devoured some in a few hours, I don’t have […]

    By Arun Verma December 31, 2012 Leave a comment
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  • 10 things I did wrong as a Design Entrepreneur

    Read the original piece here. Let me start by wishing each one of you a very happy new year. For those entrepreneurs who have been in the business, may this be the year of the big leap. For those to-be entrepreneurs who’ve been sitting on the fence and tossing between ‘should-I-should-not’, may this be the […]

    By Arun Verma February 28, 2012 Leave a comment
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  • 30 Tips to Help you become a Design Entrepreneur

    Read the original piece here. When YourStory.in asked me to write a monthly piece on design and entrepreneurship, I thought it was a perfect chance for me to reflect on my own entrepreneurial journey as a design entrepreneur. A great opportunity to walk down memory lane, bask in the glory of the unique eureka moments, […]

    By Arun Verma February 28, 2012 Leave a comment
  • Articles
  • Leadership As A Creative Act

    Why leave a cushy job for a challenging one? The need to engage the artist within, according to Harvard Business writers John Maeda and Becky Bermont. Read the complete story.

    By Arun Verma March 25, 2009 Leave a comment
  • Art
  • Infinity – The Time Machine

    Materials used: Watch scrap, dials, straps, faces, hooks and scrap iron sheet. Approximately 3000 old watches Dimensions: Solid circumference: 8 feet; Length: 48 inches; Width: 30 inches; Height: 21 inches Weight: Approx 70 kilograms

    By Arun Verma August 19, 2008 1 Comment
  • Articles
  • Knowledge Is A Barrier, It Inhibits Creativity

    Why can’t I see any meaning in life? Life in itself has no meaning. Life is an opportunity to create a meaning. You will find meaning only if you create it. It is a poem to be composed, it is a song to be sung, it is a dance to be danced. Buddha finds meaning […]

    By Arun Verma March 17, 2008 2 Comments
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  • Copyright And Creativity

    It often takes years for the academic world to catch up to the breakneck pace of technology. But a new study from Center and American University’s Washington College of Law recently examined the issue of copyright and creativity and came to some interesting – and surely controversial – conclusions. Read the complete article.

    By Arun Verma March 15, 2008 Leave a comment
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  • Encouraging Musical Creativity In The Early Years

    Small children spend much of their time playing and most have no fears about the challenge facing them as they set about painting a picture or modelling with play dough. Children are equally at home when improvising their own songs and playing with musical instruments, although putting them in the spotlight without first preparing the […]

    By Arun Verma March 15, 2008 Leave a comment
  • Creativity
  • Institute Of Creativity

    Hi all, Following this note is a mail from Sameer Sachdeva at Ernst & Young. If you’d like to give your inputs, please speak with him. Arun ~~~~ The Department of Scientific & Industrial Research (DSIR), Ministry of Science & Technology (MoST), India has envisioned a futuristic idea which could influence the society in terms […]

    By Arun Verma March 15, 2008 2 Comments