Category: Strategy

Businesses Grow by Focusing on Their Strengths

Make strength productive, one of the habits Peter Drucker said effective executives do is one of the things a lot of managers and business owners understand but fail to live out. And you can’t really blame yourselves for that. That poor performer or that failed product launch really sticks out like a sore thumb. It…
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April 3, 2017 0

60 Days of Unemployment

Millenials crave for a work-life balance. I never believed there’s one. 5 days at work vs 2 days of rest? 8 hours of work, 1 hour break at work, 2 hours prep, and 3 hours commute vs 2 hours of me-time and 8 hours of sleep? There’s no such thing. One thing I do know…
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June 14, 2016 0
Technology is Changing the Way We Do Business

Achieving Business Nirvana: Accept That Technology is Changing Every Business Sector – Fast!

Technology is moving very fast. It has permeated every aspect of our lives. 10 years ago, there aren’t as much smartphones available. The iPhone wasn’t invented yet. Now, the buzz is all about the Apple Watch and the rumored iPhone 7. But now, it seems that every month there are new breakthroughs. Last year, SanDisk announced…
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February 10, 2016 1

Achieving Business Nirvana: Ask the Question “What’s Different Now?”

Questioning assumptions is one of the indicators of a critical mind. A lot of managers I know never do. They simply accept what is happening and blame other people and circumstances why things are the way they are. Sadly, it is this kind of thinking – of not questioning assumptions – that leads to the…
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February 13, 2015 1

How to Reach Business Nirvana by Google’s Eric Schmidt

I have just got to share this wonderful SlideShare by Eric Schmidt of Google. The CEO of Google shared his learnings in his decade-long stay at Google. In this 54-slide deck, Eric shared his learnings in a very easy-to-understand way, yet packs a whole lot of hidden messages, which I hope I did justice in…
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October 29, 2014 1

The Strategy That Will Solve All Your Business Problems: Focus

Focus is one of the essential strategies that is lacking in startups (and businesses) today. Grabbing every opportunity that comes along your way might lead to short-term gains, but it will eventually become your downfall. Your business has a purpose. It stands for something. It has a vision. Written or not, regardless where that came…
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September 24, 2014 0