advice

This crowded world of smart communication has a side effect. We have experts and advisors everywhere.   Open Twitter, and you will find an investor sharing wisdom on running a successful startup.   Open Hacker News, and you have some product guy sharing his wisdom followed by 1000 others in agreement or against it.   […]

Culture

One thing which differentiates an organization is its culture. Founders need to lead it. There is a famous saying: “Monkey see, monkey do.” If founders are dishonest with board or investors. Can they expect honesty from their employees? A toxic culture fueled on masculinity or in-fighting with teammates will do more bad. Why will employees […]

Book Notes: When Coffee and Kale Compete

Last week my friend Rajagopal advised me to read “When Coffee and Kale Compete: Become Great at Making Products People Will Buy” The book introduces the interesting concept of Jobs to be done or JTBD.  What I liked about and made me glued to the 200 pages of the book is one simple thing: Building […]