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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Experience, Innovation

Is Apple losing it’s IQ?

Yesterday’s Apple event was not much awaited (let us be honest about it, at least I was not) and what apple fans are looking for is the 10th anniversary of iPhone next year. However, as with each year, we did look forward to seeing if there are any pathbreaking innovations coming out this year. The two major features which were…

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Think, Thoughts

Thinking like a pro

Thinking is not art, but a skill which needs to be mastered. In his book Outliers, author Malcolm Gladwell says that it takes 10,000 hours to master a skill. Winston Churchill once said, typically people think 2-4 hours a year and I practiced doing it each day and that is what got me here. In today’s world of fast changing…

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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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Startup Reviews

nameRnewborn

According to UNICEF, there are 353,000 babies born around the world each day and in India, there are 24 babies born each minute. India is a land of divinity and socially conscious people. Children’s names need to be according to various parameters and should be acceptable to everyone in the family and friends circle. There are 1.2 Million searches for…

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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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HealthCare, IoT, Thoughts

How wearable’s are improving your health

Wearables have been fast gaining importance. Fitness trackers and Smart watches play the most pivotal role. With more and more people beginning to use them, there is a lot of data with the manufacturers which can be used for varied research activities. In fact, using an fitness tracker helps one to monitor his/her fitness levels and motivate them. For instance,…

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