Are DAOs Real Business Models Or Ponzi Schemes?
There is some debate as to whether DAOs are real business models or Ponzi schemes. Some people argue that DAOs are not sustainable, because they do not generate any revenue. Others argue that Ponzi schemes are not sustainable, because they eventually collapse. It is still too early to say which of these arguments is correct. However, the debate is interesting for at least two reasons.Read full story
Is Blockchain The Future of Business?
Bitcoin is the first thing that comes to mind when people start talking about blockchain. It became one of the most talked-about technologies in 2017, but outside of cryptocurrencies and financial technology (fintech) firms, relatively few companies are using it. Even fewer large corporations are looking at viable ways they could use blockchain.Read full story
Making Money — Easier Said Than Done or Easier Done Than Said?
This is a question that has been asked for centuries, and the answer is not always clear. For some people, spending money is essential in order to make money. This may be through investments, or through buying materials or tools that are necessary for their work. For others, spending money can actually inhibit their ability to make money. This may be because they are not able to afford the necessary materials, or because they are not able to afford to take risks with their money.Read full story
Do You Need To Be Tough To Make Unpopular Decisions?
While we may be divided on how we see the US withdrawal from Afghanistan, it raises an important topic, how unpopular decisions should be made!. It takes absolute courage to make and live by unpopular decisions, especially if it’s seen as unpopular before it’s made or while being managed.Read full story
Leadership Isn’t About You!
Every entrepreneur’s journey begins with a vision and a strategy to show up and launch. It’s only after that when the rubber meets the road, are your skills and temperament tested. While critical thinking is an important skill on the road to evolution, there are a multitude of checks and balances that need to be worked on, and that’s execution for you. As operations take off, leadership and management skills take over. You need to be a leader and a manager who leads from the front and oversees from the back.Read full story
Luck Or Hard Work — What Do You Believe In?
If you had a choice, what would you do differently about your life?. Would you have been born somewhere else, in a different country, a different setting? Would you have preferred different choices for yourself; of schools, what you learned, where you learned, where you worked, positions you held, and experiences and emoluments you earned?Read full story
What Did You Fail At This Past Year?
You resolve to do this and that during the upcoming year. From a reflection of what you did last year and perhaps, didn’t hit the mark. Let us take stock of what you failed at and how you can turn the situation around?Read full story
Tell A Story Like A Pro!
The one common theme that transcends geography and language, is stories. Weall love to hear a good story and telling it is a skill you cannot take lightly. Your ability to tell a story can define your trajectory in life. The more people you can keep engrossed and engaged, the better your probability and height of success.Read full story
Ready To Put “Skin In The Game?”
Your risk appetite will either make or break you. Playing to your risk appetite will help you grow, while not doing so can limit your success. Whether risk is a barrier or a means of growth depends entirely on you, the individual.Read full story
Master Your Mindset And Guarantee Your Success
If you’ve begun reading this, there’s an oft told story that I’ll relate here because it still has relevance today and especially to you!. There were a bunch of frogs in a well.Read full story
Timing The Market vs. Time In The Market
The best way to perhaps look at life is as a set of decades. When you do so, you start seeing and experiencing trends of how you want to lead your life. Your priorities, wants, and needs change with such timeframes as life progresses.Read full story
The Language Of Money And How To Master It!
After all, it’s what keeps the economies of the world and our daily lives moving. Businesses want to generate revenues and turn a profit. People crave financial freedom to live life on their terms.Read full story
Lessons for the Living from the Guest House of the Dying!
Did you know that in India, in a place called Kashi or Varanasi are 3 Guest Houses of Death! It’s a place where dying guests are promised freedom for their souls. In Hindu tradition, it’s believed that irrespective of how you have lived, if you leave your mortal coil in that town, you bear “the fruit of Kashi” or moksha, in other words, salvation; meaning you are released from the cycle of rebirth and as a result, your karma.Read full story
2021 and Beyond, The New Normal
The last 24 plus months have sent individuals and businesses for cover like never before. While each of us had to adapt to extreme and unfathomable circumstances, at least not as you would expect in the world of current times, it has also shown us how vulnerable we all are when faced with such circumstances.Read full story
Opinion: Passive Income - Not A Bed Of Roses!
Passive income seems such an attractive way to make money; while you sleep, while you play, and while you chase your passion. Well, not all of it is true. There is a lot more involved than just following your passion that goes into creating streams of passive or residual income, whatever you want to call it.Read full story
Was The Butter Bitter @ Better.com?
“Betty bought a bit of butter, but the butter was bitter. So, she bought some better butter to make the bitter butter better.”. That’s an old tongue twister you might have recited several times as a kid! Fun, right?Read full story
Retirement Goals - Are We There Yet?
Many of us have been told that we should start saving for retirement as soon as possible, but not everyone understands why it is so important to do so. After all, some would argue that money is better served in the here and now.Read full story
Never Stop Thinking!
You’ve probably heard people say to “never switch off your brain” or “don’t take a break from thinking.”. The phrase is usually intended as a reminder to use our brains for problem solving and creative thinking instead of zoning out in front of the TV. But there is also some truth that we should never completely shut down our brains.Read full story
Fuel Your Success With “Stress and Worry"
If you’re the kind who says that you never worry, I’ll tell you that you’re blatantly lying! There is not a human out there who doesn’t worry, irrespective of their circumstances.Read full story
What's The Point Of An Office?
Remember the books and articles that extolled body language and shared cues you need to take on how one walks, talks, or makes eye contact to determine what’s going on in their mind? Well, time someone writes that for the new age remote worker and interactions that occur over the computer and mobile screens.Read full story