Tag Archives: Solartown

Leading teams – 101

Cutting to the chase, I have led teams in big companies, in volatile emotional environments and  in stressful conditions at sea. And I thought that was leadership. Later I realised that Leadership is not when people are paid to follow … Continue reading

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A Giga-watt a year company

Too long have I spent without expounding on what it means for SolarTown to succeed. If you see the world around you, especially in India, no one dares to move a thing. No one dares to change a thing. You … Continue reading

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Startup Interview – part 1

A very small quip about my interview philosophy. If at all am recruiting a candidate  for any function, I choose the best function and industry expert I know to attend the interview and then ask him at the interview :”Is … Continue reading

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My mindset everyday

Always hopeful and optimistic. Eternally discontent at the rate of advancement and progress. I know changes are never permanent. But Change is.   

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Despair and Euphoria in entrepreneurship

Would you believe that you could feel two extreme feelings in one day?  Some mornings you feel utterly broke and despair that not even your advisors return your calls. The same evening you may feel that you are on track … Continue reading

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Devils advocacy in startups

You see, you need Devils advocates in your team. As an entrepreneur , one of your job requirements is to radiate optimism. To deal hope and part with zest and grit to live and fight another day.  But you need … Continue reading

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They, who believe

It is they who make me wake up and run faster every day towards the goal-post.It is they, who are the true leaders. They, who join our journey, in this unproven startup.They , who offer to invest their cold hard … Continue reading

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Curing fear

Have you seen 108 degree celsius of steaming oil bellowing out of a fuel pump shooting out at above 20 feet in the air , all in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean?  It is a divine sight. It makes … Continue reading

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Startup Decision making

Most, if not, every decision in a startup has to be made in the midst of uncertainty. If you are introducing a service in a market, especially with a go-to-market strategy that has not been tested before, its going to … Continue reading

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Wealth creation, retention and its patterns

A startup will always be hard. Very hard. Sometimes the sole focus. If you don’t have the stomach for it, nothing wrong with it. Just know that you will not have as much  time / room as you want for … Continue reading

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