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Balaji Pasumarthy
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Balaji likes to Create “Joy at Work.” Work can be a pleasure when done right. The easiest way to get to a customer is when someone recommends you. BNI helps businesses connect to customers through referrals. Balaji Pasumarthy is Executive Director of BNI in Bangalore. BNI Bangalore has more than 35 chapters and more than 1350 members. Several BNI members get 100% of their business through BNI. Making getting new customers a pleasure. Balaji is also the owner of Golden Square Business Centre which provides ready to use offices facilities, which are ideal for new companies. Priced reasonably and well equipped, Golden Square has been used by more than 1500 companies making it easy for small teams to have an office. Balaji is an alumnus of IIT Madras and IIM Bangalore and is passionate about entrepreneurship, business strategy and creating Joy at Work. He writes a regular column on these topics in that he founded.


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From: Via: I added a video to a @YouTube playlist Justice: What's The Right Thing To Do? Episode 01 "THE MORAL SIDE OFTo register for the 2015 course, visit
From: By Arpit AgarwalRecommended by: balajiInteresting perspective on opportunity cost of being an Entrepreneur. Assuming the data and assumptions are correct. From a purely economic standpoint, this article shows that it does not make sense to be an entrepreneur. Personally for me, deciding to be an entrepreneur was not about
From: Via: I added a video to a @YouTube playlist Justice: What's The Right Thing To Do? Episode 01 "THE MORAL SIDE OFTo register for the 2015 course, visit
From: Via: I liked a @YouTube video Michael Sandel: Why we shouldn't trust markets with our civic lifeIn the past three decades, says Michael Sandel, the US has drifted from a market economy to a
From: Via: I added a video to a @YouTube playlist Asia's rise -- how and when | Hans Rosling Hans Rosling was a young guest student in India when he first realized that Asia had
From: Via: I added a video to a @YouTube playlist Powerful insights on the emergence of a new organizational model -"You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something,



Entrepreneurship is often equated to "Taking Risk", I personally do not see Entrepreneurs as risk takers. Entrepreneurs do things precisely because what they are doing makes sense to them. The same way that a tight rope walker in the circus, rarely ever falls. What he does might seem risky to the audience but is not at all risky to the performer
The importance of free press for protecting freedom, and bringing about accountability in government is obvious. The problem is how to ensure that Free Press is funded while protecting its independence. In this very well presented TED talk, Sasa Vuvinic shares his own story as well has how he went about getting George Soros to invest in free press
It is fascinating how we need scientific research to tell us what we already know but hesitate to implement. In this fascinating Harvard Business talk, author Paul Zak shares with us how Oxytocin help us get cooperation and team work happening and what behviours increases Oxytocin in all of us. More Oxytocin the better results in the workplace.
Most start ups fail. Then how do you increase the chances of a Startups success. In this interesting talk, Eric Ries shares that the success of a startup has more to do with Process than brilliant ideas, and shares his insights on startup success. One key learning is that from every failure or activity that does not work, Pivot on what is
From: Recommended by: Balaji Pasumarthy Nice article about my friend Cherian Kuruvila, a Mentor and Coach on entreprenuers and how Koramangala is a hub for entrepreneurs. Good tips like entrepreneurs need to network and also take help of Mentors to cut through the
From: Recommended by: Balaji Pasumarthy  By: Daniel H Pink This is a facinating article on an often contentious issue in organisations- How much leave to give and how is it tracked. Netflix formed a policy of allowing people to take leave whenever they want and as much as they want



From: Via: I added a video to a @YouTube playlist Chess Opening TRICK to Fool Your Opponent: Tennison Gambit - Strategy &Openings are the most exciting phase in the game of chess. There are
From: Via: I added a video to a @YouTube playlist Jeff Bezos teaches a masterclass on how to innovate (part 1)In 2005 Jeff Bezos shared his thoughts with business graduates on how
From: Via: I added a video to a @YouTube playlist Simon Sinek: "The Finite and Infinite Games of Leadership: [...]" |The Finite and Infinite Games of Leadership:Leadership, Business and Finding
From: Via: I liked a @YouTube video 4 steps to double your sales (Episode 16)How can you transform your sales by selling what people want to buy, instead of trying to get them to buy what you want