Journey of a Serial Entrepreneur

Getting from where you are to where you want to be

Teams

January 6, 2011

Building an Advisory Board

Since becoming part of the Founder Institute I have been really fortunate to have met and interacted with some of the best, smartest and knowledgable entrepreneurs I have ever had the good fortune to meet. We have been advised to put together a formal advisory board to assist us in our journey to reach product/market - Read More -

November 6, 2009

Two Peas in a Pod

There is no better feeling than working with team members who are in unison. A team where everyone knows where they are going, and how they are going to get there. Business becomes easier, simpler and a lot more fun. Even when the going gets tough, everyone is there to support each other and get - Read More -

August 18, 2009

We Can’t Work Together

I had an interesting discussion yesterday regarding friction within a team, and how it sometimes reaches a level where it becomes difficult to work with each other. This happens in many group settings. There will always be a greater level of friction among certain individuals in a group, which will in turn impact the rest - Read More -

August 12, 2009

Designations & Startups

Image by svenwerk This conversation comes into play as soon as a start-up is writing up their business plan or printing name cards. It is an exciting and confusing time, specially for first time entrepreneurs who are keen to get their ‘designations’ just right. I remember my first designation, it was, “Strategic Marketing Director”. A - Read More -

August 10, 2009

Small Teams

I like working with small close knit teams, where each member is strong in a particular skill set. When brought together, such a team becomes a strong cohesive force. Decisions are made faster, delegating work is simpler and everyone has specific responsibilities which they cannot shy away from. When a certain team member is not - Read More -

July 25, 2009

The Importance of Friction

Sometimes to break the status quo we need to ask each other uncomfortable questions, qestions which put us outside our comfort zones. Shaking up the house or breaking a rut is necessary for the evolvement of a relationship or business. Confrontation is not something that people enjoy getting themselves into. It sparks a flurry of - Read More -

July 11, 2009

No Man is an Island

Image by murplej@ne – brutally architortured Life is never a static journey. It is constantly in motion, a state of flux, with all of us experiencing a series of highs and lows. There are definitely periods when we appear to plateau and get stuck in any one particular state. I find human psychology absolutely fascinating. - Read More -

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