Musings of A Salesman

3 Things That I Look for When Hiring

We all end up in a situation when we are required to hire someone. It might be to grow your business or to replace someone who has decided to move on her career.  There is already lot of good advice on hiring best practices. However, I would like to share...

Life Lessons

Life Lessons from the Tao Te Ching

Almost all the religious and philosophical texts have some very insightful ideas about leadership and how to lead our lives. One such text is the Tao Te Ching. Chapter 3 in the book reads as below (from the English translation by  Derek Lin): Do not glorify the achievers, so the...

Entrepreneur or Freelancer

Are you an Entrepreneur or a Freelancer?

Earlier this week, I had to take my wife to a clinic to get her an ultrasound scan. When we called up the diagnostic center, we were told that if we needed an appointment, we have to wait for at least a couple of months and if we wanted to...

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