A page from the life of Sudha Murthy: The great man JRD Tata

"It was probably the April of 1974. Bangalore was getting warm and gulmohars were blooming at the IISc campus. I was the only girl in my postgraduate department and was staying at the ladies' hostel. Other girls were pursuing research in different departments of Science. I was looking forward to going abroad to complete a doctorate in computer science. I...

Essentials for a successful virtual business!

A virtual business employs electronic means to transact business as opposed to a traditional brick business that relies on face-to-face transactions with physical documents and physical currency. One of the best exercise for virtual business leaders, is to keep people coming into your 'channel' -to have a consistent pool of potential clients to choose from on a regular basis. This means...

“VoLT” by brother duo Abhishek and Nishek Jain

The success of any venture is determined by how well the entrepreneur has identified a consumer pain point and worked on creating a solution. How it happened During his college days, Abhishek found that though he was at par with his peers when it came to core engineering subjects, he was at the opposite end of the spectrum when it came...

Indians Who Helped Build America

Let us take a look at how Indian’s have helped build the superpower US. India's ability has never been of question; in fact many of Indian brains have resulted in the development of the globe at large. Albert Einstein once remarked, "We owe a lot to the Indians, who taught us how to count, without which no worthwhile scientific discovery...

Durjoy Datta – Author and Founder Director, Grapevine India Publishers

Durjoy Datta is an Indian novelist, screenwriter and entrepreneur. Durjoy Datta was born on 7 February 1987 in Mehsana, Gujarat but grew up in New Delhi. He completed his schooling at the Bal Bharati Public School, Pitampura and went on to do mechanical engineering from the Delhi College of Engineering now known as Delhi Technological University. He served at NIIT...

Challenges delight every successful person

Rehetoriezn is a call center, which is open 24/7, 365 DAYS A YEAR! Rehetoriezn runs two shifts, where each shift work for 10 hours (at stretch) resulting in low sales volume, the big boss was worried with the performance of his employees so he approached Rehetoriezn manager with his question, i.e. why his people weren't producing their quota of work? Manager seem to...

What does it take to be a successful Entrepreneur?

WHAT EXACTLY IS IT THAT SETS AN ENTREPRENEUR APART FROM THE REST? WHAT IS IT THAT MAKES CERTAIN PEOPLE BELIEVE IN THEMSELVES ENOUGH TO TAKE THE PROSPECT OF FAILURE HEAD-ON AND HAVE THE DETERMINATION TO COME OUT ON TOP? IT TAKES AN OUT-OF-THE-ORDINARY-PERSON TO SET AN IDEA IN MOTION, RIDING THE HIGHS AND LOWS FROM HUMBLE BEGINNINGS TO ULTIMATE...

Startups fail for these 14 most common reasons

It takes a wise man to learn from his mistakes, but an even wiser man to learn from others. The chances of getting a head on flipping a coin is 50%. The chances of succeeding in your venture does not necessarily follow the same probability. In fact going by numbers, more than 90% startups fail. While the reasons vary from...

How to succeed in business and career, learning from superheroes

Though most of us know that Superheroes exist only in comic books or movies, there is always a part of us that wants to believe that the Batman is lurking in his cave and is actually fighting goons at night, or that Iron man will create the technology in a near future. But as long as they don’t come...

How do startup companies attract fresh talents?

The basic economics states that there are four factors required to start an organization, among which the most important one is the human resource. Human resource plays a vital role in the development graph of any organization big or small. A stable organization is more stable with a stable load of employees. And when it comes to a startup...