October 3, 2016 Vivek Srinivasan

This happened a while back. But its still quite relevant.   Today morning, Salma told me about a conversation which she had last week. I just had to put it out in public domain because; well, I just had to. Diplomatic Woman: Hi Salma, my daughter did not get into…

August 12, 2016 Sharda Balaji

The new Companies Act has been in force from 1st April 2014. Many provisions have been extremely hard on the business. The provisions in the Act itself came into picture due to the scams and frauds in some large corporates. A better way to curb such incidents is perhaps a…

July 28, 2016 Akbar Khan

Entrepreneurs face no shortage of advice about how to make the most of their strengths, with guidance on which skills to embolden through training, education or self-directed practice. It’s like a goat rodeo out there. In fact, a cursory search on Amazon.com for entrepreneurship returns more than 56,000 books results….

July 12, 2016 Mahesh Bhalla

Over the years I have met with scores of people looking to do their own ‘start-up’. Almost without exception, these have been well meaning youngsters, passionate about their idea. And over time, I watched a number of them make the same mistaken assumptions. I am capturing here the Top 9…

July 12, 2016 Vivek Srinivasan

A decade ago, if you were talking about startups, you might have been required to explain what it was. But the same is not true anymore. So much so, that anyone and everyone starting even a business claims to be starting a startup! How is a startup different from a…