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What do you want to be remembered for?

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  • Alexander, the great is remembered today for conquering almost half of the world with his innovative war strategies.
  • Mahatma Gandhi is remembered for his non-violent crusade against the British to give India its independence.…
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Added by Sandeep Laxman on September 5, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

I Got Fu**ed...

I Got Fu**ed.  You are getting me wrong. I Got Funded.



How easy is it to get fu**ed? It is no rocket science. You can get fu**ed too…

Investor is just another Marwari who needs to be wooed to fund you.  Most of the investors invest when they are 100% sure of the product.…

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Added by Saurabh Tiwari on August 19, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

10 Life Lessons From My toddler

I have a 20 month old son and I thought I had to teach him the rules of life……….till I realized I had it all wrong.

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  1. If you really want something try every way you know to get it. Sometime a sweet smile works but, sometimes you just have to yell the roof off!
  2. Practice makes perfect. Keep trying and you will eventually get it right. Yes it may involve a few falls and bumps but…
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Added by Rachel Gojer on August 18, 2014 at 1:06pm — 1 Comment

For the Love of Rodinhoods!

I joined my family business which was small in scale,

I dreamt of turning it big someday, but my ideas were stale.

I kept grinding myself in the hope of turning things around,

They said ‘opportunity’ will for once ring a bell,

But I never heard a sound.

I read a lot about self made men and tried to copy their style,

But in copying them I forgot to change the one thing that I had been doing wrong all this while.

Working hard was one small step…

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Added by Mohit Nayar on August 9, 2014 at 4:54pm — 4 Comments

Pran Saab... Aap Bahut Yaad Aaoge

Mujhe yaad Hai wo Bachpan Ke Yadein,

Jab School ke Chuttiyo me aksar hoti the bus aapki he batein.

Aapne hame Hasna Sikhlaya, Aaapne Hame Cartoon ka matlab samjhaya,

Bachpan beet gaya Chacha Chaudhary, Billu,Pinku, Raman aur Shrimatji se

Jawani tak aapne kya khoob sikhaya,Gudgudaya, Gyan batlaya.

Raddi ke dukano pe jab hum aapke Comics dhoodte the,

Raddiwale ko 2roopye ke jagah 5 roopye dete the

Wo baat hame khoob achi lagti the, sabse yahi kehte

Wah! Wah! Aaj…

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Added by Mukesh Dube on August 6, 2014 at 1:42pm — 3 Comments

Don't Touch Me 'Anyways' - The brave case of Vishaka

A lot has already been said about gender justice. And sexual harassment is one unethical issue which most of us face in out day to day lives. Not just limited to touch, lewd remarks, those greedy eyes, quirky smiles and raunchy gestures looked like a nightmare, now have become a part of life. But does that goes untouched psychologically? My answer to that thought, even now, goes …… A BIG NO!!!…

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Added by Charu Zelawat on August 1, 2014 at 3:57pm — 2 Comments

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 — 2 Comments

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 — 2 Comments

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

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