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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

Shekhar Kapur at India's First Blogging Conference and Awards - WIN 14

BlogAdda.com organized the first blogging conference &…

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Added by Sarita on February 11, 2014 at 4:19pm — 5 Comments

From just Thinker to Thinker + Doer

I have been a member of community since Jan'12 now but you guys don't know me yet. The reason is there in the title.

I was a thinker. Just Thinker.

Been THINKING of writing a post ever since I joined but could not. Sometime time has been a factor and sometimes it did not make any sense and sometimes when the post was almost complete, I did not find it perfect and it was scratched.

Been THINKING of writing a…

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Added by Vishal Datt Wadhwa on February 8, 2014 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

Hello Mr. Politician!

Mr. Gandhi

After this week’s interview would you prefer to ignore the truth or be ignored?

Or you hope that the audience simply switched off their televisions being bored?



Mr. Kejriwal

Methinks thou protests too much

You really lack a leader’s touch 



Mr. Thakeray,

Would you prefer to be loved or be feared?

Or should…

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Added by Amish Mody on January 31, 2014 at 10:39am — No Comments

When Dynasties fall..

Ever wonder when a royal dynasty begins to fall?

Does this happen when the enemy breaches the kingdom wall,

Or is it apparent when all progress in the kingdom begins to crawl,

Or when the subjects suffer and yet the royalty defiantly stand tall.



Is the end near when the queen does loudly snore,

When all hopes and dreams of her subjects are dashed to the floor,

And the…

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Added by Amish Mody on January 31, 2014 at 10:34am — 2 Comments

Marathon and the Aam Aadmi Entrepreneur

I have been running the Mumbai Marathon for the last 6 years (1 Full, 4 Half and 1 Dream Run) and just ran the half marathon yesterday. I have been an entrepreneur for the last 4 years and have my own consultancy for Films – Magus Entertainment (…

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Added by Yogesh Karikurve on January 20, 2014 at 10:30pm — 2 Comments

Old Age -- A great time to move to villages and GIVE BACK!

This blog post comes out of a conversation at Delhi's Nehru Park with my brother-in-law earlier today. Talking about health & the role of organic food, our conversation moved onto old age and i shared (once again) with him my ideas about the need for people in their 60's moving to villages and giving back to society. I've written…

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Added by Rahul Dewan on January 12, 2014 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Getting out of my comfort zone

I've realised, half our lives we live in fear. Various forms of fear:

- The fear of communicating: "What will happen if I tell him the truth?", "What if she rejects me?" ...

- The fear of doing things, esp when for the first time: "I can't do that, I've never done it before"

- The fear of taking risks: "I can't quit my job and start a venture, its way too risky"

- The fear of losing (things): "What if I lose everything that I have?"

- Many more...

Have you…

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Added by Abhinav Sahai on January 5, 2014 at 4:00pm — 7 Comments

How does it feel?

                                                    

 Though I belong from that generation of engineering students who suddenly felt all hippie listening to Avril yelling out of cheap non Dolby speakers of brand new laptops, this title has no relation to her superhit number. I also belong…

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Added by Ananta Kumar Roy on January 5, 2014 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

Entrepreneur's Watch !!

This must be an entrepreneurs watch.

Watch itself is an Answer for few but most important questions like....

1) When to start?

2) When to quite job & start business?  

3) When to launch product or service?

and so on......

Good…

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Added by Pushpak Deshmukh on December 27, 2013 at 9:29pm — No Comments

Failure is not falling but not standing up again!

      So you have been working on your important goal or dream for some time. However, somehow success is not in sight yet. You didn’t anticipate the kind of challenges that would come along. It appears to be taking a long time. Beginning to lose faith and hope, you feel as if you are losing steam. And now, you are tempted to give up.…

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Added by Ameet Dubey on December 4, 2013 at 5:16pm — 6 Comments

Paraajay se paraajit nahi

In mood for some poetry, this is for all those who have been down but never out :)

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Lahu ponchhta hun zakhmon se,
Par raaste ke kaaton se vichlit nahi

Haan hai sannaton ka bhay mujhko,
Par zindagi auron par aashrit nahi

Hui shaam magar dur hai manzil,
Thaka hai man, par vyathit nahi

Hun gham se bojhil maana,
Par paraajay se paraajit nahi

-Nistha

Added by Nistha Tripathi on November 28, 2013 at 10:50pm — 4 Comments

My Meet with Aamir Khan - Full Story

Warning : This is a 3000 word post, with implementation of 'Facebook Embeded posts' , but I…
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Added by Akash Jain on November 26, 2013 at 2:15pm — 1 Comment

An observation about observations

"You can observe a lot just by watching."

- Yogi Berra

Lately, I have been trying to develop a habit of observing myself and my reactions to the circumstances I have been facing. And I have been surprised by the power of this deceptively simple act. It has been a very interesting process of self discovery, to say the least.

E.g., By…

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Added by Samudra Neelam Bhuyan on November 11, 2013 at 1:00am — No Comments

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