Sell me this Pen!

If you are involved in a startup, you must know how to sell. Period! And if you are in position of power in a start up project you must create an atmosphere where you have NO support staff. Every one needs to be contributing to the bottom lines some how, tangibly. This has been one […]

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Are we in need of a “Start-up School” ?

Why 9 out of 10 new businesses fail? Despite Investors consistently pouring investments in Startups , unfortunately there is no reputed Business Training for Investors, founders and employees, teaching hard realities about what getting involved with new businesses is all about. Investing monies and running businesses are different skills all together. An investor cannot assume that […]

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This is ONE Dangerous Trend Amongst Start Ups

“OK, I’m in business. Time to start hiring people.” I have seen so many companies committing mistake of assuming that ” More People Mean More Business”. This is wrong planning and often results in hire & fire culture. Big structures never define success but “right-sized” compact teams with a mix of passion, experience and high […]

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Money saved is money earned?

Once upon a time a loser said “ Money saved is money earned!” As per a recent study done by Forbes, One of the biggest reasons for start-ups to fail is Cash Flow. More often this happens when founders/managers/top management confuse ” Real Money ” with “Fake Money”. I classify “Fake Money” as: (a) Sale […]

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Avoid this ONE wrong decision in business.

You have launched your dream project and are already putting 14-15 hours a day to make it a success. You are juggling many hats in the start as you are short-staffed and short of funds. What is one thing which you can avoid to save yourself from more sweat and losses? Wrong decisions! You may […]

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This game is not for the weak-hearted!

My friends generally ask me how can I consistently keep on working with start up projects without losing enthusiasm. The reason is that I have understood the mindset of start-ups. I have understood that corporate mindset is irrelevant in new businesses. It is more about the process and enjoying the journey. I have fallen in […]

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Why businesses are done?

There is this unusual excitement trending everywhere with buzzing words like ” Start-ups”, ” Investments”, ” Angel Investments”, Round A , Round X and so on.   In the whole scheme of raising funds and making businesses, unfortunately Startups are forgetting that the core idea of business is not to wait till the next round […]

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