Category: strategy

Decision memos

I love this productivity tip. A Fast Company article cited how former President Barack Obama made decisions when he was in the White House. The article stated how the former…

Why go to college?

At a time when technology has enabled most of us in the world to take online courses and workshops from anywhere plus colleges are an expensive investment, we need to…

Are you ready?

Well…one is never “completely” ready. Launching a new project, starting a business, or something major in our personal or professional lives, an individual is never completely ready. We can prepare…

The success curtain

Biswas Dhakal, founder of F1Soft and eSewa said in a recent The Kathmandu Post interview that “everyone sees our success, but they don’t know our failures.” Behind every success story,…

AI Expo Nepal 2019

I’m thrilled to be a part of the organizing team for the upcoming AI Expo Nepal 2019 happening on Saturday, August 24 at Soaltee Crowne Plaza. The AI Expo Nepal…

Eisenhower matrix

I found it very useful to put all the activities that needs to be done on a project or a day on the Eisenhower matrix. By having everything up there…

Fundamentals of success

Success is followed by the application of key fundamentals. For me, the fundamentals are hard work, vision, execution, focus, humility, commitment, team work, fun, and some luck. Hard working people…

Why startups succeed?

Startups succeed for a variety of reasons. It could be the idea itself, the team, or the business model. Bill Gross of Idealab shared The single biggest reason why start-ups…

How do you teach culture?

Can you actually teach culture at your company? How about putting the company’s core values in places where everyone can see? And what exactly is culture? These questions are not…

Rising above the machines

There’s a lot of hype about AI and automation these days. The hype is real. It is reshaping companies, industries, communities, and even countries. Yes, countries as well. An opinion…

The omnipresent school

The class is in session. We’ve gone from cave settings to our current access from anywhere online class settings. Schools, colleges and universities meant physical structures with classrooms, playing areas,…

First mover disadvantage

We’ve heard of first mover advantage where the first company to venture into the market benefits from an early entry, building a brand, creating customer loyalty and so forth. Is…

Talent retention

Retaining the best talent in your company takes work-a lot of work. A competitive salary is just one part of the compensation package to keep the best talent within the…