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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: Recommended by: balajiThe differences could be subtle at the surface but big on impact. This article alerted me to behaviours that come in the name of leadership but reflects insecurity. Useful to ponder over both as a leader oneself and for selecting the right leaders for your teams. Insecurity shows up in various aspects
From: Via: I added a video to a @YouTube playlist Criticism - A Science and an Art | Pranab Singh | TEDxRVCEUsing beautiful insights into famous historic events and common business counters, Pranab
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From:  Recommended by: balaji Institutions are what makes a country. IISc is one of those. Here is how the impossible vision of Jamsetji Tata took shape. Some insights from this. We are taking our institutions for granted. When Jamsetji Tata thought of IISc people were wondering if there were enough scholars to
From: Via: I added a video to a @YouTube playlist Theory of Constraints 3 Bottle Demo to improve FlowThis demonstration, by Arrie van Niekerk, one of the leading TOC Experts, shows the strategies
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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  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: 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