Surround Yourself with…

That was the time I was running a recruitment consulting business. I had a small team. We were doing sourcing & recruitment of niche skills. That’s when a friend met me in a supermarket store in the neighborhood one evening. All of a sudden, he asked me: How are you making your ends meet, Kannan?”… Continue reading Surround Yourself with…

How to get 1000 likes & 100 comments?

How to get 1000 likes and 100 comments in a matter of 4 hours, on LinkedIn: Post, Some crap with a photo. Something that has no proof or no way of checking if it’s true. Cat photos, preferably GIF. Talk about stuff that’s hard to believe. Kindle emotions of people. Something that went viral few… Continue reading How to get 1000 likes & 100 comments?

Unscrupulous practices & useless contracts!

That was one of the big IT Companies in India. People there had devised unscrupulous & unfair trade practices. This story dates back to 2003-04 times. That was the time I had just started my business. I was into pure play IT Consulting. But it didn’t take off. Some clients asked me if I can… Continue reading Unscrupulous practices & useless contracts!

Two University dropouts…

Two university dropouts had a dream. They dreamed of making computers that the average person could use. One of them had a family garage. Both of them started working in that garage. One of them sold his Volkswagen and the other sold his expensive Hewlett Packard Scientific calculator and raised US $ 1300. They started… Continue reading Two University dropouts…

LinkedIn Top Voices 2020: India

LinkedIn Top Voices 2020: India is out. In case you missed it, you can view it here: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/linkedin-top-voices-2020-india-abhigyan-chand/ In a world where people, ask you to double tap for a surprise or copy paste others’ stories or narrate stories about how they gave a job to the most deserving candidate or ask you to click… Continue reading LinkedIn Top Voices 2020: India

Healthy Competition!

I am not sure if you had seen this tweet from Burger King that actually asks its customers to buy from McDonalds. Here it is: This is not the first time that a brand has shown some love for its competition. During Aug 2018, when swedish furniture giant IKEA entered India, online furniture retailer Urban… Continue reading Healthy Competition!

Copy the kids!

“Get up, Son!” called out a mom. “It is getting late for School, Son”, she said. You have to take bath, say your prayers, eat breakfast. Get up! I don’t like to go to School, mom. Why dear? Nobody likes me there. My teachers don’t like me. Students don’t like me too. I understand son.… Continue reading Copy the kids!