PBTO47: Building Your Network with Shubham, CEO and Founder – NODD

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http://traffic.libsyn.com/pushingbeyondtheobvious/47_PBTO47__Entrepreneur_in_Focus_-_The_Best_Strategy_To_Building_Your_Network_with_Shubham_CEO_and_Founder_of_NODD.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Email | RSS Who is on the show today: In this episode, we host Shubham Rai, CEO and founder of the networking startup – NODD. Why is he on the show: This is in continuation of our Entreprneur-in-focus series, where we showcase some new age entrepreneurs and their work. Shubham has started seeing a lot of momentum on his current startup and looks to re-define networking for the worlds best 150 Million people. What are we talking about: In a wide ranging conversation we cover the following: The best way to […]

Innovation – Simple and Effective

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I was driving home from office yesterday when I caught a glimpse of this advertisement on a small restaurant (Lemon Rice) on St. Johns Road in Bangalore. I was so happy to see this. This also tells us that any one who wants to can innovate. This also tells me that small entrepreneurs who hustle can be extremely innovative. This is how they survive. This also tells me that innovation can be as simple as applying a concept that works elsewhere and try it out in a different environment. In this case, the owner of this small scale restaurant took […]

PBTO41: Taking the Leap – Wannapreneur to an Entrepreneur with John Chisholm

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http://traffic.libsyn.com/pushingbeyondtheobvious/41_PBTO41__Two_Paths_To_Scaling_Your_Business_with_John_Chisholm.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Email | RSS  Who is on the show today: In this episode, we host John Chisholm. John is a serial entrepreneur, investor and an author. Why is he on the show: He is president and chairman emeritus of the worldwide MIT Alumni Association and a trustee of MIT and of the Santa Fe Institute. He advises entrepreneurs through the MIT Venture Mentoring Service, the Thiel Foundation 20under20 Fellowship, and the Plug and Play Tech Center. He is author of the book – Unleash Your Inner Company. What do we […]

The Tale of 2 Hair Stylists

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I would like to share with you what I have seen happen with two hair stylists in my neighbourhood. I would call the first hair stylist one as HS1. This saloon has been around in my neighbourhood for a long time, about 15 – 16 years. The stylists who work here used to know all their customers by name. They were very good at what they did. However, over time, the owner became cynical and took his customers for granted. All the small talk vanished and instead was replaced by a cynical look and the scorn on face. This change […]

The Best Among What I Read – 3rd May 2016

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Will Smell Ever Come to Smartphones: This Is How To Boost Emotional Resilience: 10 Research-Backed Secrets: 5 Questions To Consider Before Spending Your Marketing Budget Inside the mind of a master procrastinator (TED Talk – Video) Isaac Asimov Asks, “How Do People Get New Ideas?”