Entrepreneurship, Startup, Strategy, Thoughts

Why should you Bootstrap?

From the time we are born and till we complete schooling, parents bootstrap. When we get to college, we do not have Credit Cards (Funding), but we do odd jobs to support ourselves. When the biggest and the most important aspects of life are arising out of bootstrapping, then why not our Ideas? Why do we look for funding? Bootstrapping…

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Think, Thoughts

How do you work on Feedback’s? 

We receive feedback, be it at work, home or from friends. The first reaction to any kind of feedback is usually to defend. Depending on the person, the resistance varies. If it is from family (Father, Mother, Brother, Sister, Spouse or Cousin) we tend to be a little lighter, but when it comes from colleagues or boss, we tend to…

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Startup, Strategy, Think, Thoughts

#Confidence AND #Competence

It is a very subtle difference between the two words. They sound almost similar and start with the same syllable. One word describes your personality and the other describes how you operate. Confidence and Competence are the key attributes of our personality. Confidence comes with experience and Competence comes with practice. To be confident, one must adhere to the rules…

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Entrepreneurship, HealthCare, HealthCare in India, IdeaForward, Startup, Technology, Think, Thoughts

Considerations for #healthtech Startup

We see that on an average, there are at least 10 new startup’s every month across the country trying to address Health Care IT Problems. Are we really solving or are we complicating things? According to IMS Institute for Health Care Informatics and Health Care IT News, there are more than 165,000 Health-related apps available and a mere 36 of…

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Lessons2Learn, Strategy, Technology, Think, Thoughts

Thinking Big

We hear it everyday; in School, In College and at our workplace. “You need to think big if you need to be successful or get things done”. What does this exactly mean? Thinking big is the ability to understand the situation and analytically arrive at an answer. This is not easy. Having an understanding of a situation demands understanding the…

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Lessons2Learn, Strategy, Technology, Think, Thoughts

Perception

Everyday we see news articles and posts on Social Media about a lot of things. In my feed on Facebook for instance, for every 100 posts which come up, 60% are perception based which fortunately or unfortunately are “shared” and not supported with authentic data and mostly leave a negative mark. In today’s world what we really need in “Perception…

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Leadership, Lessons2Learn, Strategy, Think, Thoughts

How to become a Visionary?

 Visionaries are people who thin they want to change the world in what ever way they can. By creating their own company, by writing, by traveling, by reading, by sharing their ideas or by creating value in their own lives. When you embark on a journey with the intention of creating value to yourself, it starts with humiliation, rejection and…

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HeadStart, Innovation, Technology, Think, Thoughts

Where do Ideas come from?

Most of the complex problems in the world are already solved in the past; Problems which are not on priority are being solved now and the boring problems have been left for this generation to solve. From Computing to Search to Facebook to LinkedIn to Twitter, all these are not new innovations/inventions, but problems which were solved previously and are…

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Technology, Thoughts

Art of Working Smart – My recommended Tools

In his book Free, Chris Anderson begins saying that he is using a web book (costing at least 60% cheaper than a traditional laptop), storing his writings on Google servers (which is free), sitting in a Starbucks using their free wi-fi and not to undermine the air conditioning and luxurious sofa, where his only expense is the coffee. But, the book…

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