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What a ginger can teach you about growth.

Recently during one of the early morning flights from Bangalore, I picked up a book at airport on explanation of change through models, called "The Change Book" by Mikael Krogerus and Roman Tschappeler. As I sat in the lounge, nonchalantly flipping through first couple of introduction pages, I was oblivious to…

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Added by Vibhu Bhola on July 19, 2014 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

A note to myself and fellow entrepreneurs

When I completed my engineering, I was sure of one thing, "Ki yaar jyada time job to nahi karni". Money was not on my priority list since childhood so never thought like a baniya inspite of being from a typical baniya…

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Added by Anuj Agrawal on July 8, 2014 at 9:00pm — 10 Comments

Rocket Sales Corporation and what it had to teach us all !! Most important things learnt the simplest way.

Can we learn from a movie ? Yes, but what is learned is important. My taste of movies has always intrigued and often angered my friends. I am not the only man in this world who refuses to fantasize commercial cinema in spite of all those (not so) charming celebrities and their loyal fans who…

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Added by Mukesh Vadlamani on June 9, 2014 at 8:00pm — 7 Comments

IT'S TIME!!!



Education in India has a great value especially in middle class and higher class. The struggle of parents for providing a quality education to child starts with the birth of child and so does the struggle of a child to fulfill the expectations of its parents. But even after so much of efforts, our…

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Added by Padmakar (paddy) on June 6, 2014 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Look Who’s Running Now!

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Come sit; let me tell you a story divine,

It doesn’t start with a, “Once Upon A Time...”



A story of what’s, and how’s and why’s,

Of pains to paint the blue, blue skies.



Life is such, it never stops,

Flows away, drop by drops.



Make plans, we always do,

Wishing red, life chooses blue.



Sometimes you wonder, what’s all the chase?

Why run at all, what’s in the race?



Why this, and not that,…

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Added by Heisme on June 4, 2014 at 5:00am — 4 Comments

Story behind Finding a House for Rent in Delhi

There is a huge difference in looking for a house as a bachelor and as a couple, the difference is Wife.

As a penniless dude hunting for a house so that your future girlfriend can have some "Rest", your idea of a house is basically similar to your idea of buying a shirt -- One Collar, Two Sleeves, Enough space to cover chest hair and beer belly, Breathable

As a bachelor, this was how…

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Added by Sumit Anand on May 22, 2014 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

One liners about voting!

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Added by Santhosh Govind on April 21, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

The ultimate question - 'What do you want to become'

'What do you want to become', 'Where do you see yourself five years down the line'; 'Why do you want this job'; 'Why would you like to become an entrepreneur'; 'Why did you chose this field; - These are variations of the same question, and somehow the answer to this determines the starting point for everyone. 

We are human beings, we make mistakes; some are able to correct them sooner, and some take their own sweet time. For instance, when we were small we had a limited exposure to…

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Added by Kaushal Sharma on April 18, 2014 at 2:05pm — 2 Comments

Question your Vote!

When you have an idea you proud of, its more satisfying when you have a team that delivers it.

Feels good to create a property of pride that's important to every Indian.

Your values are a reflection of the country you live, represent and build for tomorrow. Respect your vote as much as you want the country to respect you.

Start by questioning the vote you cast.

Forefingerfirst.com is a compilation of manifesto issues of all…

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Added by Chatty Girija on April 16, 2014 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Election 2014 - What's in a name?

What's in a name?

We all have heard this umpteenth number of times? Many times we have even wondered whether this really is true or not and whether this holds in all situations.

Depends.... that may be our conclusion in most cases. But today with the election fever on a high all around our country, I felt like pondering over this phrase all over again.

We all, as responsible citizens of India, should vote and we will do so.

But whom will we vote for?

Will…

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Added by Manisha Sinha on April 10, 2014 at 12:04pm — 1 Comment

All Good Things [Must] Come to an End

On 6th of April’14, The Undertaker's [Undefeated] Streak of 21-0 came to an end at WWE’s yearly event  - WrestleMania 30 (it’s been going on for the past 30 years), now resting(in peace) at 21-1.

Till now, he had won 21 times and lost none of his fights in this yearly event

The reaction of the fans was a complete and utter silence followed by sheer dis-belief that they have witnessed the…

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Added by Shubham Tripathi on April 10, 2014 at 12:00pm — 3 Comments

Even Mountains can teach us Financial Planning!!

A short trip to mountains last week made me realise “How mountains can teach us so much and specially can teach us Heaps in the area of Personal Finance management.”  Sharing five things  that I  found that one could relate to:…

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Added by Gurleen Kaur on April 8, 2014 at 4:07pm — No Comments

My Rodinhooding with Delhi Metro (DMRC) - A good case of caring for customer

Among all Govt/semi Govt organizations I know, DMRC is among the most professionally managed ones. Below two incidents explains why I feel so. Its perhaps a lesson for many start-ups.

1st Incident : Sikandarpur Metro Station, Gurgaon

On my way to caching a metro for Delhi, I saw a strange thing, which is not actually strange if put in Indian context, see below image.…



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Added by Girdharee Saran on April 7, 2014 at 11:30pm — 1 Comment

To an Entreprenuer

Read some beautiful lines recently by Scottish poet Robert Burns...



"The best laid schemes of Mice and Men

oft go awry,

And leave us nothing but grief and pain,

For promised…

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Added by Amish Mody on April 4, 2014 at 12:11am — No Comments

You shake your head, I see a Nod!

That's what happens, whenever I see anyone shaking their head as a blatant non approval of me, my bizarre ideas and the absolute confidence with which I add 2+2 as 5!

But being a rebel is supposed to be cool, isn't it? The thought of proving everyone wrong and emerging a super hero at the end of all the struggle keeps all of us moving, right? I guess my problem is bigger - I never forget. I do not forget the good, the bad and the evil and surprisingly enough, I call my critics…

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Added by Rohan Mahajan on March 30, 2014 at 1:46pm — No Comments

Players and Punters

Ajay is a good friend and a fellow Michigan Ross alumnus. He runs a fabulous sports management startup by the name of Sport365. Earlier this year, I was helping him organize second edition of …

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Added by Rajeev Soni on March 29, 2014 at 7:00pm — 3 Comments

Swearing off the smartphone

A monologue in the deep, short-tempered crevices of my mind.

"The alarm didn't ring, of course. Thank Goodness I still woke up in time to rush to work. Must be my efficient body clock. There's 1 point for me and 0 for my smartphone." Getting ready, leaving home. Quickly jotting down my tasks for today and the grocery list on a piece of paper. "Well, technology, perhaps I can do without you."

Rushing to work, and here's a traffic jam. Can't look for alternate routes, and even if…

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Added by Aakriti on March 19, 2014 at 7:02pm — 1 Comment

Put up or shut up!!

Last night, 4 of us were leaving a friend’s party in an elevator which stops at a lower floor. A couple were trying to enter the elevator. We politely smile and suggest that they take the next one. The lady stubbornly insists on entering the crowded space. Chivalry takes over common sense and we oblige. On reaching the ground floor, the elevator sinks a foot lower than the exit. Stuck in the elevator. The lady starts cursing the fact that the elevator was overloaded. We look at each other…

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Added by Amish Mody on March 16, 2014 at 10:23am — 2 Comments

ExperienceThat Enthrals

Standing in the cash counter of any retail outlet can be one of the most irritating experiences, for many of us, more so if you are in a long queue. It is not only stressful for the customer but far more challenging and stressful for the customer care executive to handle multiple and sometimes absurd queries from the unruly people in queue. But is it possible that you reach the cash counter after a long queue and feel energized and refreshed. A couple of days back I actually felt delighted…
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Added by Saroj Paul on March 6, 2014 at 10:58pm — No Comments

Entrepreneurs Tunnel

Hi,

    This is my first Article, Tell me what you feel about this.

   Entrepreneurship is like entering a Dark Tunnel where there are hardly any directions or lights. There are Multiple Exits, but the one which you long for is only One (Desired Exit). All exits lead to different goals being accomplished.…

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Added by Amit Thapar on February 12, 2014 at 12:49pm — 2 Comments

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