The Truth About An Entrepreneur’s Work-Life Balance

As entrepreneurs who keep extremely busy, we are often the subject of discussion and critique. No, I’m not glorifying us being busy, but stating it as a matter of fact. Almost always, family, friends, acquaintances and the broader industry is quick to point out to how we rate poorly on our ability to keep a balance…

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One Testimonial At A Time

In the recent past, there have been numerous reports on startups either shutting shop or sacking employees in the hundreds. If one was to look a little closely, the genesis of all these announcements is an idea backed by a poorly constructed business model and injected with large sums of investor money. Irrespective of whether…

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Healthy Dose Of Paranoia Isn’t Bad After All

Let me start with an admission – I am paranoid. No, I am not a negative person or the kind who would make life a living hell for themselves and those around them. Instead, I’m your quintessential entrepreneur who experiences paranoia about his venture, its current state and the future. Well, truth be told, most of…

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A Robert Frost Poem That Every Entrepreneur Must Read

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Bootstrapping Is A Way Of Life

Last night I chanced upon an article authored by Vivek Wadhwa in the Wall Street Journal. In this article, Vivek has succinctly written about why entrepreneurs should focus on building a lifestyle business and not only aim for an exit. This made me reflect on my personal story. The timing couldn’t be better as I…

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Meet Akmal Khan. The Man From Bengaluru Who Refuses To Give Up.

Meet Akmal Khan. At a periphery glance, you will pass him for an everyday Joe who works at a retail store and helps customers with their purchases. But just like all of us, he has another side to him. A side that almost all of us would miss when we meet him while shopping. I…

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