Open

I feel most successful organization ensures their principles are not just presentation slides. An employee is not working for a founder or team lead but an organization and its stakeholders. I see principles taking a backseat sometimes because of the founder’s ego and maligned culture. It can hurt an organization and its stakeholders badly. An …

Choice

Startups with VC money take years before the product hits the market. It takes multiple years before the product starts making any revenue and, some companies never make any revenue. There are multiple schools of thought, one championing growth, a bigger market, and first movers. Another school suggests going slow, growing on customers money. In …

lead

Founders are the soul of any startup, said repeatedly. There is no denying this. But what happens when a founder has limited vision? We have seen this with McDonald’s or Starbucks; the original owners moved away. It ended up becoming a super successful enterprise with a visionary. In the end, it is about a leader, …

Era

Are we living our life or outsourcing ourselves to the commons? How things have worked in the past or a defined spectrum for commons. In sales, potential customers talk about our competitors. They won’t get fired buying it like IBM. Are we living our life or outsourcing ourselves to the commons? How things have worked …

David

As early-stage startup founders, we are always like┬áDavid’s in the battle with many Goliaths. A laughing stock, underdog, and with few believers. A very few crazy heads, after all, side with the ship sailing against the tide. Founders have a huge responsibility to go after existing players, win trust from engineers, customers, and everyone around …