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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Think

Where is our Creativity?

Creativity is almost lost from our lives. We live in an era where everything is turning mechanical. Right from the alarm in the morning to tracking your sleep, everything is automated. Earlier, we need to set the alarm on the clock each night before we sleep (because we would have switched it off in the morning), but today, your phone…

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Experience, Innovation, Think

Blackbox Thinking

Every flight is equipped with a Blackbox, which records all the conversations in the Cockpit and each and every instruction given to the plane. There is no debate on how this is helpful to track how the plane has been operational. Our brain is our blackbox and it records each and every instance of our life, making us what we…

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Personal, Think

Resilience – The way I work with it

I read and heard about resilience quite a few times in my life. Through the journey, whenever something happened and I learned from it and incorporated the learning into my life, I looked back and thought I was getting more resilient. Building resilience needs a lot more strength and mental ability. This is the best life skill you can ever…

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Think, Thoughts

How to think? – Challenge assumptions

In the first part of How to think, we started with Questioning. This is the first step towards improving our thinking. What’s next? The next step to sharpen our thinking is to Challenging assumptions. Challenging assumptions is developing our curiosity quotient. How do we practice curiosity? Start by asking Why? to things around. Why are we afraid of what we…

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Think, Thoughts

Asking the question right..

All of us ask questions. Is there a right or wrong way to ask? I am sure once in your life you heard – “That’s a very good question”. How do we different the questions? Is there a logic behind asking what we want to ask. The answer is Yes. There are patterns in which we ask questions. Few ask…

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Think, Thoughts

How to think?

During my +2 days, my Mathematics teacher used to write a problem on the board and turn to us and ask “How to think?” We used to make fun of the question. Fast forward 20 Years, here I am pondering on the same question. Over the last few years, this question has been coming back to me regularly. How to…

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Think, Thoughts

Dealing with failure. The way I did.

Failure is the biggest fear we have and at any point of time we hate failing. But, failure is part of life and we need to accept the fact. Everyone wants to succeed in life, but only a few prepare. During the preparation process, we need to embrace failure. We need to accept it. But how to deal with it?…

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Innovation, Startup, Strategy

Invention Vs Innovation

Invention can happen with a single person, but it takes a long time and lot of efforts for that to become an Innovation. Charles Babbage was the first person who invented the programmable computer in the earlier 19th Century. The following years and decades transformed the whole meaning and design of the Computer. What we are dealing with today is…

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