• Education,  On Management

    All Those Imagined Hurdles

    “You will be tested at every corner,” she had stated as we sat discussing certain spiritual practices. For us simple humans living our daily lives, “success” seems elusive and is described as a path full of hardships. “Successful” people are described as those who kept at it with dogged persistence, yet we do not quite understand the struggle. Grass always seems greener on the other side. The Grand Battles Our lives are stories, and once we start telling our story to the world – there are elements of heroism, stark grit and sudden realizations. That’s how stories are told. The best parts are remembered, the worst parts are forgotten. Only…

  • On Management

    Startup Mini Storms

    “Storms make you wiser,” she stated and I nodded in agreement. One advantage of building a company ground up is the opportunity of spotting small problems with a potential to snowball into larger problems with time. It is simply about noticing a pattern, sensing dissatisfaction in the people around you and critically analyzing your methods of troubleshooting. These are the ‘mini storms’, because once you deal with these, you’re more capable to dealing with the bigger ones. Understanding People Since all of us fall under the same category (humans), the interactions boil down to expectations and aspirations. As a founder, you are bound to think from a single perspective while…