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Purnima Varadrajan
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I used to once feel that people have no time to smile.  And I always remember a poem by William H Davies which reads in between… No time to wait till her mouth can Enrich that smile her eyes began A poor life this if, full of care We have no time to stand and stare Of
When life teaches you lessons you tend to remember them well.  This is what I learnt years ago when I just started.  I had a team of two.  I was in one of those networking sessions. The venue was filled with entrepreneurs.  The energy was high.  Each one of us in the room talking to
Originally posted on My Mind's Eye:The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.    The mind is its own place, and in itself, can make heaven of  Hell, and a hell of Heaven.  Happiness is as a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our
Was reading a post on Linkedin  “Stop Being So Nice & Start Being More Real” , loved the sentence: Fake Niceness is Harmful ” In order to avoid unpleasant issues and perpetuate their happy state, millions of people engage in fake niceness (candy coating, artificial happiness, political correctness, etc.). How can one be nice
Originally posted on My Mind's Eye:I was reading this amazing book “Start with why”  by Simon Sinek.  It talks about why some people and organizations are more inventive, pioneering and successful then others.  Many aspects of the books impressed me and got me drowned in reading, but one very touching component is what
All of us some time or the other need someone to look at out labels and tell us what it says. Which is  exactly why we need to be able decipher truly constructive criticism from the rest of the rabble. The people that tell us a no, because they want us to succeed. The critics



…being part of the crowd The topic keeps repeating.. yet it is important.  Software selling mistakes again..one software company was talking to us on specific exposure mechanism for the HRMS product vertical.   He had a concern, his product was too good to resist, he is sure of converting every lead which comes
Even today software selling happens in limited territories. I can confirm this since I have the opportunity to talk / connect / contact minimum 1 software vendor each day. This limitation is valid for companies with or without branches.   Most companies who are in the business of selling know ‘what is the size of the market you are
  It is rather stupid, but it is a fact, intelligence in human beings has its own pitfalls. It is said the difference between intelligence and stupidity is that intelligence has its limits. Some of the very common and accepted drawbacks (remember not pitfalls) is like forgetting simple things in life from car keys to first names of people
Web sites should not be one time affair..     I have spoken about websites before,  in my post ‘not to be a part of the crowd’.    We have discussed the importance of logos, names and websites…   Of course we are still in a scenario where there are a number of businesses