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Run the right race

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In a village long ago lived a young boy who loved nothing as much as competing in athletic contests.  Because he was fit and strong, he usually triumphed, and he grew to love the adulation he received from the villagers around him.  One day he challenged two other youths to a race fro

18 Quirky, Niche Businesses

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Business owners are problem-fixers and void-fillers. When you're starting a new business venture, you must consider a few essentials: What is missing in the marketplace, what will drive consumers to purchase and what specific niche can you can carve out.

Are Selfish Organisations Altruistic?

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Recently a relative fell ill and needed immediate platelet transfusion from a live blood donor. I posted a request for a B+ donor on the mail group of our residential community. In just a couple of hours I was swamped by calls, messages, and mails from prospective donors.
From: fistfuloftalent.com By Tim Sackett
Recommended by: Ramesh Dasary
I am more afraid of an army of 100 sheep led by a lion than an army of 100 lions led by a sheep.” – Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Perigord, French diplomat
“I am more afraid of an army of 100 sheep led by a lion than an army of 100 lions led by a sheep.”   – Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Perigord, French diplomat I saw that quote on my

Small is the new BIG - Good practices Corporates can imbibe from SME’s

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  Small is the new BIG - Did you read that right? Yes, that’s right! This is the new buzz word of the 21st century. First it was the turn of technology companies dreamt up by buzzing entrepreneurs who built up huge valuations out of translating their ideas into big bucks.
Recommended by: Balaji Pasumarthy
Devdutt Patnaik lucidly draws from Hindu Mythology, subtle differences between western management thought and possibly forgotten Indian Management Thought. Change happens first in the mind, points out Devdutt Patnaik, so instead of focusing more on the tasks, tools and techniques or what he calls "Institutions and action points." One needs to focus more on thought. As he puts it, "When the thoughts of entrepreneur change then everything

STARTUP: IS IT REALLY MY CUP OF MAGIC?

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“Integrity is the ability to stand by an idea.” ― Ayn Rand You want to be an entrepreneur. You want to be a part of the start-up buzz. You have an idea but what you really need is a kick start. If you identify yourself with one of the lines above, read on.

Financing Your Deal: What Investors Want – Free Download

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Financing Your Deal: What Investors Want – Free Download When seeking financing for an investment, the difference between winning and losing often comes down to a few key points. Knowing what’s important to your potential investor, how to convey that knowledge, and how to present that

The psychology behind what makes a YouTube movie go viral

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  For many brands, creating a 30 second YouTube movie that goes viral is the holy grail of marketing. But ensuring the success of a viral-produced movie is still largely hit-and-miss.