How Do I Use LinkedIn and Does LinkedIn Advertising Work? I have had a love-hate relationship with LinkedIn. LinkedIn to me is more of a marketing tool for professionals than anything else. Here is how I use the tool. When I am talking to a client or a prospect, I check LinkedIn to understand their … Continue reading How Do I Use LinkedIn and Does LinkedIn Advertising Work?
A famous saying in Tamil on money lending- ‘கடன் அன்பை முறிக்கும்’ - (Debt breaks friendship). One thing I have heard people say about lending money to friends is ‘it is as good as charity’. Don’t expect them to return the money and be okay with it. I was not a big believer in this as … Continue reading Money Lending and Lessons Learnt
Connecting the Dots is a great book from John Chambers, the ex. Chief Executive Officer of CISCO. I also had an opportunity to listen to and meet John at a Churchill Club event in the San Francisco, Bay Area. John was born in an affluent family in West Virginia. His parents were doctors. He was … Continue reading Connecting The Dots – John Chambers
Ride of a Lifetime is easily one of the best business books one can read and relate to. The most fascinating thing about the book is that Robert Iger started at the bottom, worked in the same company for over 30 years, and went on to become the CEO. Humble beginnings: Robert Iger started at … Continue reading The Ride of a Lifetime – Bob Iger
When you work with really smart people, you learn a lot. This is especially true when you work with smart clients. Great clients help improve your game. We were on a call with a prospective client, and were planning a dry run for a proposal walkthrough. This was a preparation call to present to their … Continue reading Paying Attention To Detail