Leadership, Strategy, Think

Are you doing well?

Few months ago, a company in US raised their minimum wage to $70,000. Everyone is happy, but two of them quit. What happened? They quit because others not so deserving colleagues have got a rise. For them, what was important is that they both should be treated differently than others for the contribution they bring to the team/company. But, the…

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Entrepreneurship, Startup, Strategy, Think

The Entrepreneurs Equation

According to statistics, there are more than 50 Lakh businesses starting each year around the Globe. 3 out of 4 Businesses do not take off. In a 10,000 people organisation, there is 1 CEO, 6-10 CXO’s and the top tier management is not more than 10% of the workforce. This is tremendous pressure. It becomes very important for the Entrepreneur…

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Entrepreneurship, Project Management, Startup, Strategy, Think

Managing Product Portfolio

Start by reading this article based on what you do. You can be an Entrepreneur, a Team Member or Corporate Personnel. Product Management is not today’s terminology. It has been in existence since the beginning of mankind. What happened is that the scale and magnitude of Product Management has changed since its inception. Either you are having your own startup…

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Leadership, Startup, Strategy, Think

Are you a true Interpreter?

Interpretation is a crucial aspect. Understanding the situation is more important and the Interpretation coming from that understanding determines the success or failure of the conversation. Recently, I attended a talk. During the talk, the speaker was speaking on the benefits of Asking and how many times do you ask. She provided many examples and asked the audience for their…

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Startup, Strategy, Think

Becoming Successful

Recently, I tweeted “if you want to become a Billionaire, help others become Millionaires”. Over the days I started thinking about it a little more seriously. In true sense, it translates to “to become successful, help others become successful”. Is this tough? Not all all. What we need to change is our thought process. In traditional thinking, why should I…

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Entrepreneurship, Startup, Strategy, Think

Investor Equity

Not all investors are interested in just making money through your venture. Few look for being part of the venture, few want decision making, few invest in kind, wish to make a difference etc. Equity is what we expect in return for the investment we make. When you go to gym for a workout, your equity is a healthy body…

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Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Lessons2Learn, Startup, Strategy, Think

Ask

Ask is the one important factor and the first step towards success. What would have happened if Newton never asked himself “Why did the apple fall down?” What would have happened if Henry Ford asked his potential customers “What do you want?” What would have happened if Richard Branson never asked himself why should he get into airline business? What would…

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HealthCare, HealthCare in India, IdeaForward, Startup, Strategy

Health Apps in India

Over the last few months, I have been working on curating information on Startup’s in HealthCare. There are many applications/app’s which are being worked on to bring HealthCare to fingertips of consumers. With my observations on around 100 Startups in HealthCare IT, I started to categorise them into three sections. Lifestyle Apps These apps focus on monitoring your Steps, Calories…

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