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9 months into this business, here’s a gem of a lesson that I have learnt. It’s good to have vendor’s guilt (you need to be clued in on Amit’s blog for this term, he is going to has shed more light on this – Vendor’s Guilt). It keeps you on the edge, it makes you deliver on time. However, it’s great to learn how to control this feeling and not get overwhelmed by the same. On a more personal note –

One of the primary reasons for starting a services firm was to beat the run of the mill service providers that I see in the Indian IT Services market. Service providers need to be value adding rather than extracting value from the organization.

Being steered by this value, the focus has always been on adding value. Getting recognition and paid for providing this value is the differentiation between a good and a great vendor.

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How to Ace a Job Interview

When I was going for my first interview, no one told me this … however as time went by, all of us learnt the hard way. Always sit upright in the chair, slightly lean forward Never cross your arms or legs, that makes your posture defensive Always smile and be forthcoming about your weaknesses Be honest and do not be… Read more →

The Sunday Dip

The Sunday Dip

If you are running a regularly update site over the past year or so (or like me for more than 5 years), then you would be taking a look at Google Analytics every now and then to see how is the traffic on your site doing. Here is a glimpse at the stats of one of the sites that I… Read more →

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Saving your Paper Trail

In the course of our lives, we create a large paper trail which we take with us as a means of identifying who we are, this trail involves Identification proofs such as driver’s license, pan cards, UID (hope that works!), ration cards Bills (telephone, electricity, credit cards) and their respective receipts Mark sheets and Passing certificates (and thank god I… Read more →

Are we that difficult?

This is a rhetoric question. In the month of December, it was decided by us that the rate at which we are able to generate leads by SEM are not enough and we need to outsource this function. Obviously, my SEM team was a bit disheartened, however the demands of the business have to be met and I consider it… Read more →