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Use your head to open doors

In the State of the Union address, President Obama declared our national economic agenda "begins with jobs." So does mine. I'm dedicating myself to a 30-day, nationwide tour to launch my newest book Use Your Head to Get Your Foot in the Door: Job
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Anna Hazare Movement- Lessons for Entrepreneurs

The way the Jan Lokpal movement has gathered pace and the manner in which the government dealt with this issue have a lot of lessons to be learnt. While the political and institutional aspect of this movement have been dealt with in quite a bit in
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The Wise Leader- "Back to the Future"

“In an era when discontinuity is the only constant, the ability to lead wisely has nearly vanished. All the knowledge in the world did not prevent the collapse of the global financial system three years ago or stop institutions like Lehman
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Branding lessons from a temple

As I discussed in my previous posts many of our clients regularly ask us about the need for marketing. I will take a temple as a case and try to explain the reasons behind its success, from a marketer’s perspective, which may give you an
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Basics of Finance for entrepreneurs

Finance is the holy grail for startup entrepreneurs. If you find it and manage it well, it can do wonders for your venture, but if you make few mistakes managing finance, it can break your back. It’s important to understand
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Steve Jobs message for business and life

Steve Jobs will be remembered for a lot of things, how he dynamically changed the Computer, Music and the Movie industry, I will personally remember him for the wonder lessons in business and life that he captured in his speeches. Here are the ones
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Instruction Manual for Investing

Let’s open the manual:Every gadget you buy in the market comes with an instruction manual or user’s manual. But your salary, savings...retirement don’t come with an instruction manual.  So we don’t know how to handle
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Critial Illness: What a Disaster?

Ursula K. LeGuin quotes “The only thing that makes life possible is permanent, intolerable uncertainty; not knowing what comes next.”I agree with Ursula K. LeGuin for critical illness could strike anyone at anytime and in any place with
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A Study on Physical Gold and Gold ETF

Stock Market has lead to tendency of many to go in for much safer investments that gives a reasonable return. This is the reason for gold gaining popularity as one of the safest avenues for investment.   Gold has always held importance