What’s age got to do with it?

I have a feeling that a lot of people do not get into entrepreneurship because they feel they are quite old to do it. And here I do not mean old as in 70-80 year age range but even in the 30-40 range. This reminds me of the age old cliché that age is just read more

Business are built on cash flow not on funding

I was having a discussion with my friend about the fact that if a mobile app is successful, then it earns billions of dollars. While Instagram and WhatsApp may be very good examples of how much big a success could be , it is often not the only definition of entrepreneurship. That gives little comfort read more

How over-ambition can destroy your business?

Have you as an entrepreneur gone out and spend like crazy in order to gain a brand visibility? Have you offered discounts so that you can make the most of the situation. It seems Flipkart, the competitor to Amazon in India has already gone ahead and done that. In the rush for getting more eyeballs read more

Why don’t we learn from younger generation

"Older people sit down and ask, ‘What is it?’ but the boy asks, ‘What can I do with it?’." – Steve Jobs The wisdom is that to learn something look up to your elders, look up to the successful bizmen ( mostly older ) or senior. Since they are at the top , they must read more

Are you an ideal team manager?

There are hardly a few ideal managers I met in my life. One of the most ideal managers are our wives/husbands ( if readers are married ). They work so hard to keep the house neat and clean and to keep it running. In office ideal manager is one who does his/her job of keeping read more

Prioritization will make or break business

As an entrepreneur , we want to do everything and do it now. Mostly entrepreneurs work alone or in really small teams. Pressures of revenue generation lead them to multiple directions. They of course want to live their own dream of creating something that astonishes the world but on the ground they need the money read more

Do you get the problem of noise vs. sound ?

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 read more

How does one create trust with the customer?

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 read more

Would you reinvent the wheel ?

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 read more

Finding time for marketing

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 read more