As the master blaster turns 41 on Thursday, we are reminded of a saga of true sportsmanship, humility and innumerable number of records in the world of cricket.
Fell in love with the solution, and not the problem: I had this idea for a Foursquare for Music app in October’11, and since then I’ve always been too attached to the idea; so much so that I convinced myself that sharing music is a product in itself & not just a feature. Classic rookie 1st startup blunder!
So you are working on your startup for the last 6 months and suddenly you notice that your compeition has announced a massive round of funding (from a top notch VC firm)! Cuts like a Knife? Feels like a punch…
The “Lottery of Scale” is a manufactured gamble. It often ignores business fundamentals while burning a lot of rocket fuel behind your business
Design your startup flight plan while taking the cues of brutal turbulence which may help to avoid rough weathers or alter it.
In their march towards this goal, they’ve crossed many a grey line. Scratch that. They’ve gone outright bad pretty often.
And yes, we think startups should learn from some of this.
An unofficial chat with a few entrepreneurs, fairly young at their ventures, revealed a few facts. Some, that could be described online, are listed below: 1. Your true motivation: It could range from honouring your dad’s wish to getting back…
When your business is struggling, failing, you have to look at your wife, your mother, your friends in their eyes and just shrug your shoulders, and say “We’re doing our bit” in response to their daily questions about how well you’re doing.
You can even get paid to run your publicity campaign. You’ve got to be ready to take your pants off. Or just be a bit creative.
Why are some startups happier than others? Why are some more successful than others? What is flow? Brij Bhasin of the GSF accelerator explores what it means to be in a state of flow.