I have mentioned about pair programming earlier on this blog, in the context of getting things done
It also works if you are trying to grow a business.
A parallel to pair programming in the context of business is…
It is great to be able to get up in your bed and go about your daily routine the way you do every day.
It is comforting.
It is also seemingly comforting and enjoyable to watch reruns of your favorite…
When growing a business, revenues and relationships are both important.
It is tough for someone starting out because oftentimes to build trusted professional relationships you need to give before you can take.
And, for mindful giving of ideas, you need…
Inbound requests and referrals are great for business growth.
But they can have a greater impact on your business if you converted more of them.
The inbound leads and referrals definitely some level of trust capital built-in. But it does…
Long-time back I learned that to keep a client from getting angry or frustrated you need at least 2 of 3 of the following:
On-time deliveryDelivered within the client’s budget (or less that they are used to)Or exceptional quality
It is not tough to be an achiever.
You can do it without burning the midnight oil.
But extraordinary achievement takes a little more than that. To do that one needs a constant application of skills and time, and unending…
I met someone today.
This person asked for some help which she could not have gotten from anywhere else at that point.
I made a small sacrifice and helped her out.
Later she wrote a story and mentioned what I…
It takes a lot to host an in-person event and more to do it right.
Starting from getting people to register, or to buy the tickets.
Both paid and free events are tricky because there are so many moving pieces…
We are all born naked with no clothes on.
So, when we look at someone’s who looks good because of how fit they are.
Or someone who is a great public speaker,
Or someone who looks great on video,
There are people who are super cool online. People flock to them.
These same people are uncool in real life.
Not everyone is like that, but many people.
Then there are people who are the opposite. They may be uncool…
Most of us don’t like using tech.
We use it because it seemingly makes our life easy. If it wasn’t the case most of us won’t use it. I won’t.
Whether you are among those who like tech or you…
In 2015, I wanted to increase awareness about my startup.
I chose email marketing to do it and ended up building an email list of more than 13,000 subscribers.
What we did to build that list was novel at that…
A friend sent me an article by a meditator
who took a break from meditation, and how the results surprised him.
She knows I meditate
and have been at it for years.
I was not surprised by reading the piece…
Don Draper in episode 8 of season 4 of Mad Men says, “When a man walks into a room, he brings his whole life with him.”
True, we bring our whole life with us but do we bring our whole…
Instagram has slowly stopped showing likes on people’s profiles across several markets.
Over time they may roll it all its users across the world.
The reason for this change is the all-round pressure on social networks about how they are…