A assorted collection of pearls of wisdom from different genres.
Elizabeth Homes is an unbelievable story. Elizabeth founded her company, Theranos, when she was 19 and in the final year of her chemical engineering at Stanford. She dropped out of her studies to focus on Theranos which was based on her own patent guided inventive efforts. This was in the […]
We always talk about how startups need to succeed and the various factors that can influence or trigger the success. But as we also know the fact that not every startup is a success. At times due to various reasons the startup fails to click in the market. Let us […]
The year 2016 not being an extraordinary one for startups, however turned out not to be so bad for women entrepreneurs. 29 women-led companies feature on the list of 2016’s 822 pre-Series A rounds. In terms of numbers, this shows that three percent of funding went to solo women founders […]
That was in late 1980 s. I had accidentally come across a book with shinING silvery blue cover titled ‘Intrapreneuring’, authored by Gifford Pinchot III. I was indeed impressed to read it and used some of its content while drafting a special session on the subject as part of a […]
Last month, a full page advertisement of the Swiss watch maker Patek Philippe in the Financial Times of London attracted my attention for its distinctive style of communicating the company uniqueness. The caption of the advertisement read “……..The self-imposed standards of our Family Owned watch company are exemplified by the complexity of […]