How to get 1000 likes & 100 comments?

How to get 1000 likes and 100 comments in a matter of 4 hours, on LinkedIn: Post, Some crap with a photo. Something that has no proof or no way of checking if it’s true. Cat photos, preferably GIF. Talk about stuff that’s hard to believe. Kindle emotions of people. Something that went viral few… Continue reading How to get 1000 likes & 100 comments?

Ideas are nothing, it’s the execution that matters!

That was a time, a friend of mine & I were deeply engrossed in discussions on what to start. I was running a small Professional IT Services firm & he was employed with an IT major then. We met during the weekends and spoke about everything under the sun. We kept our eyes and ears… Continue reading Ideas are nothing, it’s the execution that matters!

Copy the kids!

“Get up, Son!” called out a mom. “It is getting late for School, Son”, she said. You have to take bath, say your prayers, eat breakfast. Get up! I don’t like to go to School, mom. Why dear? Nobody likes me there. My teachers don’t like me. Students don’t like me too. I understand son.… Continue reading Copy the kids!

Sales is not a sprint but a marathon!!

I happened to watch a portion of a documentary on marathon running. What I learnt is that it calls for more preparation than what is required for a sprint. Endurance is key for a marathon. While speed and agility are important for a Sprint, one should save energy and stay in the game at a… Continue reading Sales is not a sprint but a marathon!!

Big Potatoes rise to the Top on a rough road!

American football player Knute Rockne said this: “When the going gets tough, the tough get going.” When floods or Tsunamis cause a havoc, we have seen people rising to the occasion and providing help. What about the people who are affected? What do we learn from them? We will get to that in a bit.… Continue reading Big Potatoes rise to the Top on a rough road!

Freedom from Fear!

If we think deeply on what’s stopping us from realizing our goals, it is nothing but FEAR. Fear stops us from realizing our true potential. But fear can be good as well. It can help us address problems early and solve them. Sometimes even before we encounter them. But solving problems before we encounter is… Continue reading Freedom from Fear!

What can we learn from Uber?

  After seeing Uber’s first pitch deck that they made in Aug 2008 [ https://medium.com/@gc/the-beginning-of-uber-7fb17e544851 ], I think we can safely make the following inferences: We are grossly underestimating ourselves. You don’t need to know everything to the last detail when you start off. You don’t need to have big dreams. If you dream of… Continue reading What can we learn from Uber?

How high achievers overcome their fear of failure?

Fear of failure: Most of us are afraid of Failures. It is because of this fear, we seldom start. “The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” – Mark Twain We don’t like failures. But what we fail [no pun, no intention here] to understand is that without failing we will not be able to… Continue reading How high achievers overcome their fear of failure?