Entrepreneurship, Experience, Personal, Thoughts

the discipline of freedom

We all want freedom. Freedom from rules and regulations, freedom from family, freedom from teachers, freedom from friends, freedom from everything. But what is freedom? Is it only attributed to what and how we want? Freedom is an attribute of mind. The mind needs to have its control over all what is happening around us and that is what the…

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Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Think

Thinking as a function

Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason why so few engage in it. Henry Ford Times are changing. Even though you have the brightest of the ideas, investors and consumers are looking at the fact that it is not about only solving the problem, but reaching the consumers. As entrepreneurs, we need to embrace the…

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Entrepreneurship, Leadership

Embracing emotions

Quite often when we speak with our family, friends and colleagues, we hear “Don’t get so emotional” or “Don’t be emotional”. What is being emotional? If you search for emotional on google, this is the first result you will get. adjective adjective: emotional 1. relating to a person’s emotions. “gaining emotional support from relatives” synonyms: spiritual, inner, psychic, psychological, of…

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Entrepreneurship

Empathy – Selling from your heart

We as human’s need empathy at every phase of our life. When we conceptualize our idea, believing in it and embarking on the journey is the first step, but the most important aspect is to understand the end user of our product/service/offering. Empathy is the one single key attribute of sales which makes or breaks the idea. If we do…

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Entrepreneurship, HealthCare, HealthCare in India

Building the Healthcare ecosystem

Over the last two years, Healthcare has been on an exponential growth. Previously, Healthcare was limited to professionals who have been in the field and others stayed away from it even though they thought they could solve the problems. However, things changed. There are many non-Healthcare professionals who have been in the technology space who are partnering with people from…

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Entrepreneurship, Strategy, Think

Own the Road

If you are a startup, owning the road is what makes the difference. Creating a niche/competitive product is no longer what makes you differentiated. Everyone has something to offer. What makes the cut is, you creating a platform for yourself and/or your product. In idea evaluation 50% weightage goes towards the differentiator. 5%goes to testing, 20% weighs towards what you are…

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Entrepreneurship

Effectuation

Ever wondered how entrepreneurs think? What goes in their mind and how do they predict the future of their idea and themselves? Even I did. Dr. Saras Saraswati, a Cognitive Scientist worked on this problem and the result is Effectuation. Instead of me explaining, you should visit the site.

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