Break

Vacations and breaks play an essential role in your business life. You will never take a break when you see business as a race. When you see it as a journey, you will find the importance of the break. It’s a part of what makes your business a success. I took a 2-week break after… Continue reading Break

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Let go

Letting go of your people is always a tough call to make. Sometimes some hiring is a miscalculation, and the expectation is mismatched. The probation period helps, but it is too early to make a call. There are other unprecedented reasons which make it impractical. A growing company always plays on chances, potential and gut.… Continue reading Let go

Why do talent works?

I like the word talent used for the team member. I think it makes sense for knowledge work. It’s known wisdom that most people work for good pay. Salary is one of the primary factors for someone to choose a job but it’s not the only one. I think there are three important factors Money… Continue reading Why do talent works?

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Productive Day

I have written an article named Being Average about my Ideal day. It was something that I say is good on paper. I have shared it before that once our company reaches half a million in turnover I would consider myself someone who is good at building business. I know this is the wrong metric… Continue reading Productive Day

Golden Hour

The purpose of my life is not to serve my business but the sole purpose of my business is to serve my life. Thus I go to work on my business and not in it. from the book The EMyth Revisited Our team working on the system we created for our business. Their purpose is… Continue reading Golden Hour

Edit

As good writers always advise that writing is all about editing. Removing the words which are not required. Replacing complex words with simpler ones. Converting 10 words sentences into 5 words. Splitting longer paragraphs into 2-3 lines. Let me edit the above paragraph which is already easy to read. Writing is about editing. Remove not… Continue reading Edit

Tough Conversation

These are conversations about money, accountability, expectations, desires and will. You avoid it because you don’t want to feel awkward, have bad feelings or anxiety attacks with your had shivering. You don’t want to be the person who bells the cat. You are uncertain about the outcome of this conversation. What are the 2 things… Continue reading Tough Conversation

Team

If you want to go far, go together – African proverb I believe that if a team works closely towards only 1 goal. The possibility of accomplishing it increases exponentially. The counter argument to it is that at least you will avoid working on waste, non productive or meaningless work. The ability to be clear… Continue reading Team

System

A system is a group of interacting or interrelated elements that act according to a set of rules to form a unified whole. It’s one of the oldest lessons I have learned while understanding the difference between self-employed and business. When you have the legacy of working in a job for a decade there are some old… Continue reading System

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Truth

It’s easy to do wishful thinking and read about better ways to build your business. The truth gets exposed when the rubber meets the road. When you have a team and you are doing a service business to fulfil the client’s need. You are unable to predict what delight your clients and which deals are… Continue reading Truth