Entrepreneurship

Do you get the problem of noise vs. sound ?

August 25, 2014

According to Wikipedia, a) Noise is an unwanted sound. b) It is not random c) It makes it difficult to hear the right sound. Entrepreneurs do hear a lot of noise. The noise that is all around us, both positive and negative. The positive noise tells us that how cool it is to be an [...]

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How does one create trust with the customer?

August 19, 2014

How does one create trust with the customer? Often by dealing with the first contact. During my recent travel with my family I made an unscheduled stopover and walked in a hotel. When I asked for the room, the manager did something intelligent. He showed me a room that was beautiful and probably one of [...]

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Would you reinvent the wheel ?

August 6, 2014

Reinventing a wheel is a stirring topic. On the one hand, a great product/software is almost un-replicable. They are huge in size and usually provide support for everything that one can imagine. Nothing seems “out of scope” in that. On the other hand, there is something that a user is looking for, which the product [...]

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Finding time for marketing

July 8, 2014

There is a part in me which wants to do things that I like the whole day. After all they do give me a lot of pleasure. I like coding plugins for WordPress, making app for android, writing a blog, creating videos for a YouTube Channel. However there is a part that says, that I [...]

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Before you quit your business

June 24, 2014

Quitting a business is hard when one has put in the best years of life working on it. The challenges of keeping business profitable often prompt us to think about quitting it altogether. Here are a few reasons that I believe may cause one to quit a business. a) Passion: If you liked something before [...]

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Dealing with Clients from Hell

June 17, 2014

In all our working life, most of us would vouch working for a client who is tough and demanding. . Dealing with such a client is a stressful affair. With their overbearing nature, all they do is to create difficulty for project team members. So why are they clients from hell? setting their own timeline [...]

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Avoid learning technology at your own peril

June 9, 2014

Talk to any person who is not clued into social media, chances are that they will deride it as a waste of time. Probably,  new technologies and ideas are more of a nuisance than help. A lot of family businesses for example, hardly invest in new technology. Many business in India that are even listed [...]

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Entrepreneurs and boredom

June 3, 2014

Have many times you have said to yourself that you are tired of doing the same work ? Whatever be the stage your business is in , there are times when nothing seems to move. Every entrepreneur goes through these stages. There are times when I am developing a product and all I find is [...]

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How to best serve your customers ?

May 27, 2014

There are so many channels that an entrepreneur can leverage to keep in contact with the customer. A few years back only options were telephone, snail mail or email. With the proliferation of social media, new avenues of customer engagement and interactions have come up. Social media is such a new channel. Since this blog [...]

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Why discipline is important to entrepreneurs

May 19, 2014

Discipline is emphasized by experts in nearly all professions. Athlete, scientists or a  teacher may all vouch for discipline. Though, we may succeed only with luck but it is very hard that everyone can be so lucky. In case we are disciplined and also lucky, the returns can be just great. Step wise entrepreneurship People [...]

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