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Don’t help with the nails..

Quite often I happen to cross similar statement from many of my entrepreneur clan of friends… My friends are avoiding me, I am running bad waters in business My family is blaming me, I am paying my staff before home needs
balaji's picture

Devdutt Pattanaik: East vs. West -- the myths that mystify

This is one of the best talks I have heard on how different East and West Cultures think. Devdutt Pattanaik captures it very well with a lot of implications for business. Very useful for companies from the west planning to do business with India,
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Undercover bosses discover that employees have them covered

So there's this new guy/gal, older than most entry-level employees, who shows up at your workplace one day and wants to learn the ropes.  A little unusual, you think, but you train the person to do your job and explain why what you do is
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Never stop learning life lessons

Gordon Dean was an American lawyer and prosecutor whose distinguished career was fairly typical for Washington types.  He went to work for the Justice Department under President Franklin Roosevelt, taught in the law schools at Duke University
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The road to entrepreneurship – part 3: Creating a fail-proof business model

As in the earlier parts of this series, our focus is on the bootstrap entrepreneur who may not have a fixed and firm business plan, who funds his business through modest and limited savings of his own, and has no major advantages, such as patented
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Design of Everyday Things

People who know me are often amused at my ability to carp and the intensity with which I let off steam at most products or services I find lacking in common sense. In my defense, I retort that I am a perfectionist and have a short fuse for things
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How Do You Measure Your Company's Public Relations Impact?

Many companies -- big and small -- view public relations the same way a person suffering from a head cold views the curative potential of a bowl of hot chicken soup. Will it help? Who knows? But it can't hurt. Executives remain unclear
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Early birds may get the worm, but late birds get the job

From the time we were kids, we've been force-fed the idea that first is best.  It doesn't always work that way. Sometimes last is best. The conventional wisdom is to be first across the finish line
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How great leaders inspire action

In your message do you focus on the What and the How or do you focus on the Why? Simon Sinek in this very interesting Ted talk, says that great leaders focus on the Why. A very useful think to remember when designing your communication or possibly