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#Leadership & Prof.Kelpha

Professor Kelpha was the stage name Shri Dada Saheb Phalke took on while entertaining neighbors in his chaal - gated community of yore in erstwhile Bombay, now Mumbai. As the city's landscape is changing into tony towers the chaal…

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Added by M V S Murthy on May 19, 2016 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

Are we a Dopamine addicted generation ?

I am honestly writing this article after closing my Facebook tab for like the nth time.

Here is the habit which is actually the reason for me writing this article, I constantly find myself going on the Facebook whenever I am idle.

And it is just to get a kick…

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Added by Pavneet Singh on April 28, 2016 at 11:30pm — 1 Comment

Even Brahma, Vishnu, Mahesh want you to Innovate. Check how!

The idea in brief: Leaders have to manage the past, present and future simultaneously. The three boxes represent these three orientations.



In the book Govindarajan draws a parallel to the triumvirate of the Hindu faith – Vishnu, Shiva and Brahma. Vishnu is the god of…

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Added by Sandeep Dave on April 24, 2016 at 4:00pm — No Comments

My coffee is best when heated for 1 minute and 16 seconds

I am a creature of habit. For over 10 years, I chose to live in the same apartment, drove the same car, always stepped out of my home, left foot first, and the list is endless. I never did routine things that many of us don’t think twice about. Here is…

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Added by Srinivas Krishnaswamy on March 18, 2016 at 6:00pm — 4 Comments

Start-ups are not only for the IIT'ians

We are all jealous of something or someone in our life. Be it a person, a trait, a school, a car, etc, etc.What I have always been jealous of is someone's intelligence.And us Indians have always been made to feel jealous of the IIT'ians.Indian parents leave no stone un-turned in making their child believe that studies are everything and academic brilliance will always mean success.Trust me when I say this, I thought throughout my childhood that Sachin Tendulkar was…

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Added by Mohit Nayar on March 10, 2016 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

Salute to all women!

When I was preparing to live-you have me nurtured,

When I was oblivious of living-you have me cultured,

When I decided to live-you made me strong,

When I wasn’t sure of living-you held me for long…

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Added by Amit Kumar Sharma on March 8, 2016 at 11:22pm — No Comments

“Heroes expand our sense of possibility.” — Scott La Barge

Promoted as "The Greatest Show on Earth", the Premier League is the most-watched football league in the world, broadcast in 212 territories to 643 million homes and a potential TV audience of 4.7 billion people. So whether it is exciting football, savvy marketing, good organization or traditional…

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Added by Vaibhav on February 26, 2016 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Investment the ultimate ecstasy…

This is something I like to share with all entrepreneurs like myself.

Why entrepreneurs?

Because they may land up being the investor in the story below. So....…

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Added by Vinayak Hanchate on February 25, 2016 at 5:00pm — No Comments

4 things I learnt from a 9 month old baby!

It was 18 May, 2015, I became MAMA . This was one of the most awaited & yes, probably one of the happiest moments of my life.  Few days back the cute little angel turned 9 months. The day since we brought her home from hospital, I have started changing the way I look at things in life. …

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Added by Akshay Nahar on February 25, 2016 at 5:00pm — No Comments

…and he continues to fight

A wonderfully gifted badminton player, a life as disciplined as any, a father to two doting daughters and an amazing women for a wife. Two years back this perfect world got shattered. This fine young man was diagnosed with probably the most debilitating condition of our time, “Parkinson’s Disease”.  It is often said, what can’t kill you, only makes you stronger. But, what if it could kill? How do you go about your today while…

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Added by Chinmoy Mishra on January 31, 2016 at 1:00am — No Comments

स्टार्ट कर

स्टार्ट कर ,

बहाना न मार स्टार्ट कर ,

मेरे पास ये नहीं है वो नहीं है रो मत स्टार्ट कर ,

प्रोटोटाइप में बग है,

इन्वेस्टर ठग है बैठ मत स्टार्ट कर ,

इन्वेस्टर नहीं तो ऐकले ही सही बूटस्ट्रैप कर स्टार्ट कर ,

टीम नहीं तो…

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Added by Akhil Agarwal on November 28, 2015 at 10:30pm — 2 Comments

Entrepreneurship, kya hai yeh entrepreneurship?

Jab kuch saal apna kaam karne ke baad bhi, der raat, sone se pehle, insaan gehen chintan mein yeh sochta hai, ki main kya kar raha hun, kyun kar raha hun, kaise kar raha hun, theek kar raha hun, kal kya karunga, aage kya hoga, jo kiya wo…

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Added by Prateek Shah on September 23, 2015 at 1:00pm — 3 Comments

Following a Passion

There’s 7 billion people, give or take a few. How many of them are pleasure-fully experiencing their life and following a passion? If you settled at a lower number, then that speaks a lot about your own condition and the condition of your surroundings. Imagine if everyone…

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Added by Sanchit Khera on September 11, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Startup Trek

Most of my major life changing decisions were taken after a trek in the mountains. The last few times that I have been there in the mountain I have been stuck with how similar trekking is with a startup journey.

For a trekker or a lover of the hills, the…

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Added by tanul on August 25, 2015 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

What can go wrong

Now, I had to share this to get it out of my system.



Firstly, I want you to know that I am a firm believer in building a team that can deliver. It's sort of an obsession for me. I take efforts to ensure that the HR cycle in my organisation runs smoothly. I make sure that every employee gets opportunity to perform. They have the resources and freedom. I believe in employee empowerment.…



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Added by Ashutosh Khandkar on August 6, 2015 at 10:00pm — 3 Comments

Contentment

My cook is Nepali. With me for 8 years. I feel he is as much my family like my wife or children. He's been in India with his family for 8 years. His children study in the christian school at Kemps corner. Even with the salary/assistance I could provide, it was getting tough for him to manage. He left mumbai 3 months back to settle his wife and kids in Nepal,With his inlaws and 3 days into his stay, the earthequakes took place. ALL houses were levelled. It took me 3-4 days to get in touch. He…

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Added by Paawan Seksaria on July 15, 2015 at 3:34am — 1 Comment

What's the connection between honking, meditation and money?

Honking – the Monkey in the Mind

Have you ever felt that your mind has been nuked from the shrill sounds that all the honking monsters produce on the roads? I bet you are not alone in having this feeling.

I recently witnessed 3 such:

  • A man on a two-wheeler, with his wife and a few months old kid, continuously honked to me. So much so that I had to get him to stop and ask why is he honking so much only to get a stare in return? (I found myself, only in my…
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Added by Vipin Khandelwal on May 29, 2015 at 11:30am — 8 Comments

It takes two to tango: solo travel and entrepreneurship

Being with myself Condolim Beach

A couple of weeks ago, I was in Goa for work. When my work was over, I took my rented Activa to check out Goa’s dazzling beach life. Here, my 11 km ride begins. I had stopped couple of times to capture the exuberant life of Goa.

It took me 30-35…

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Added by Hiranand Chawla on May 17, 2015 at 1:30am — 2 Comments

What Co-Founders can learn from Calvin and Hobbes

We all love the comic strip by Bill Watterson about a 6 year old boy Calvin who had a toy tiger Hobbes and their adventures in dreamland!

Calvin and Hobbes adventures and acts can be really funny , witty as well as inspiring for entrepreneurs. 

These two buddies make witty strategies , plan adventures , enjoy the fun , at times fight , laugh together , play tricks on each other , enjoy the games. In a way that symbolizes an…

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Added by Prashant Pansare on April 20, 2015 at 12:58pm — 6 Comments

The Marriage of a Startup Guy

Important Note "This story is a creative fiction, not connected to any real life people."

“Mam, I want to get…

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Added by Amit Bagade on April 4, 2015 at 1:00pm — 4 Comments

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