I liked reading the moonshot game by Rahul Chandra. It is his journey, a collection of entries through his days of starting Helion Ventures to closing it. I have my personal 5 takeaways: Decisions: A lot many decisions in the VC world are collectively taken and still work on the guts instinct. Pedigree: In getting […]
Marc Benioff is a philanthropist, billionaire, and founder of Salesforce. The company which transformed IT consumption by innovating the SaaS model of software consumption for the enterprise. He was the real disrupter, moving users from old systems like Sibel to simple easy software with pay as you go model. Marc bought a lot of his […]
I have finished Marc Benioff, Behind the cloud (notes will come tomorrow). I loved the way Marc has narrated his Salesforce journey. I liked his leadership playbook of V2MOM. V2MOM = Vision + Values + Methods + Obstacles + Measures Vision: It helped Salesforce define what they wanted to do. Values: It helped Salesforce by […]
Products success hugely depends on understanding customers pain point. To get there the best way is to start using it internally or by ourself. It will help in making the team more empathetic with the end-user and delighting them.
1/ The biggest hindrance in building any product is noise from outside. It is from people who are not using your product but giving advice. 2/ Losing focus comes next to noise. It is very easy to get lost for winning customer and losing a circle of competence. 3/ Quick growth which means scaling, hiring, […]
Starting a startup is a sign of being fearless. As a founder, you have to ensure that this philosophy gets propagated in every aspect. The hierarchy or pedigree should not hold back radical transparency. A fresher should get an equal opportunity like anyone else. They will be wrong at times. Encourage them to learn and […]