Journey of a Serial Entrepreneur

Getting from where you are to where you want to be

Partnership

April 25, 2011

Relationships Built on Air

2011 is shaping up to be one of the busiest years I have ever had. Projects that I had started working on years ago, are finally starting to pay dividends and Identifii keeps on growing! Looking at Fred Wilson, Brad Feld & Seth Godin’s daily blogs I am always humbled at their ability to blog - Read More -

December 10, 2009

Taking your Business Global

The world is becoming seemingly smaller by the day, with new technologies allowing us to make connections with just about anyone from anywhere on the planet. Globalization, as a topic, has been talked about endlessly, and everyone has been affected by its influence to a certain extent. As an entrepreneur, it’s implications have been enormous, - Read More -

December 2, 2009

Do I need a Co-Founder?

This question always spurs an interesting debate. Specially when the individual concerned has the skills to build a business himself, but realizes that getting another person to join in will help liquidate his/her stake in the company. I believe both sides can be argued for. A lot also depends on the circumstances, and type of - Read More -

November 22, 2009

Speaking Your Mind

Speaking one’s mind is something a lot of us do our best to avoid in many situations. In some situations it is not the ‘correct’ thing to say, and in others we fear the other person may react adversely so we choose the safer path. The problem with the safer path is that it is - Read More -

February 13, 2009

Why Are You Hiring a Friend?

I wrote a popular series last year that had to do with doing business with friends and family. I shared some of the ground rules I use when doing business with them and some of my experiences . I see this inclination over and over again, we want to do business with friends because it - Read More -

August 26, 2008

5 Steps to Deal with Difficult People

“Logic: The art of thinking and reasoning in strict accordance with the limitations and in-capabilities of human misunderstandings.” Ambrose Bierce One of the habits that Stephen Covey advocates in his book “7 Habits of Highly Effective People” is “Seek first to understand, then to be understood”. If there is one piece of advice I would - Read More -

August 25, 2008

Emotional Control

“Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion and knowledge.” Plato I have talked about the importance of emotional control in prior posts in this series. I think it deserves its own section as well because dealing with difficult people is an extremely challenging exercise without control. A lot has been written about the - Read More -

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