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    Startups are not for the faint of heart. It takes guts to plan, strategize, and get the right people to execute the ideas to fruition. For the Nexel discussion Wednesday, a curious question brought up by Mr. Rajat Kumar goes by like this. Four friends started an e-commerce startup and took the responsibilityRead more about Startups[…]

#1 Why did Amazon Choose Books? – NEXEL Community Discussion thread

#1 Why did Amazon Choose Books? – NEXEL Community Discussion thread

Amazon growth story is an epic case study for humble beginnings and exponential growth. The hardest thing about starting a startup is starting it up. You will get stuck in the nightmare of operations if you start it too early. It will be called a duplicate if you start too late. So how do weRead more about #1 Why did Amazon Choose Books? – NEXEL Community Discussion thread[…]

Sex analogy and #1 reason you will fail at entrepreneurship explained: Part – 1

Sex analogy and #1 reason you will fail at entrepreneurship explained: Part – 1

It’s been a month and half since I published my last article (https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/like-sex-you-screw-keep-thinking-how-ends-1-reason-fail-sam-baisla?trk=prof-post) and I was both surprised and shocked (all in good sense) to see the response it has received. Comments and likes keep coming in as I write this piece. And I welcome all tastes. The message and more so the words IRead more about Sex analogy and #1 reason you will fail at entrepreneurship explained: Part – 1[…]

Why an Entrepreneur is travelling 15,000+ kms across the roads of India?

Why an Entrepreneur is travelling 15,000+ kms across the roads of India?

“Bhaiya, Is it your business or you are doing it for a company?” asked 14 years old Rahul while serving rotis to me at the dhaba I had stopped by to have my breakfast. I said no. “Then why are you doing it?” he asked again, looking perplexed. Apparently the boy had read the #RoadtoBharatRead more about Why an Entrepreneur is travelling 15,000+ kms across the roads of India?[…]

A whole generation is growing through a broken system – So What?

A whole generation is growing through a broken system – So What?

One of my friends updated a post on his social media account a couple of weeks back saying “Gratitude is a lost virtue in India”. Talking on the lines of “millennials lack perspective” is a normal course of discussion among slightly older folks nowadays, and I am including myself in this gang. When I getRead more about A whole generation is growing through a broken system – So What?[…]

How lack of Leadership Skills in Youth is destroying Indian Startup

How lack of Leadership Skills in Youth is destroying Indian Startup

2 days back I posted a video talking about why masses fall for fake babas like Ram Rahim and how this can be fixed. In that video I talked about the need of leadership mindset and skills in youth. Some of the comments I received were like “what this video is doing in Startup groups?”,Read more about How lack of Leadership Skills in Youth is destroying Indian Startup[…]

Like sex, you screw it if you keep thinking about how it ends. #1 reason you will fail.

Like sex, you screw it if you keep thinking about how it ends. #1 reason you will fail.

So this one is to all of you, my not so good friends who are out there silently wishing a rock star life having all the cars, money, traveling around the world and all the free time to take vacations with your loved ones enjoying beer on a beach. You have been wishing this lifeRead more about Like sex, you screw it if you keep thinking about how it ends. #1 reason you will fail.[…]