Let’s face it, not everybody is born a smart cookie, but yet there are some who seem to have it all. One word. Habits. Habits are incredibly powerful and can either make or break your life. But don’t fall for that “21 days to a new habit” myth. There’s no magic number that will turn your life around. It’s hard work, but one that pays off and can turn around your life for the better. So, how can you up your game? Here’s how!
Most business owners have a notion that a business plan is solely for fundraising events. But they couldn’t be farther from reality. Bootstrappers in particular rarely think of a business plan as being important to their business’s survival. A business plan is like the underdog sibling of a great business idea. The truth of the matter is that the importance of a business plan is undermined and this shouldn’t be the case. Every business, big or small, needs to have a plan in place because it is so much more than just a fundraising tool.
There’s so much negativity in our lives, whether it be on our social media feeds or our day-to-day lives, that drowns out all the positive, reassuring messages. This Monday we wanted to share some inspiring positivity to help you kickstart your week on the right note instead. This is the story of Serena Williams, a name synonymous with excellence and strength today who faced her fair share of struggles when she walked out on the court for the first time. As an ode to her struggles, right before Williams’ 2016 win against Angelique Kerber marking here 22nd Grand Slam title and taking her WTA singles ranking to No. 1, the BBC posted a video montage that depicted what the 34-year-old ace player had to face during her career.
Amazon CEO, Jeff Bezos. From quitting his high-profile, well-paying Wall Street job to setting up an online marketplace from scratch, Bezos has come a long way. His 2017 letter to shareholders has already created quite some buzz with his secret formula for a business’s success, and rightly so. Here below is the much-talked-about letter.
Most of us are stuck in a rut, a rat race of sorts. Sure, every parent wants you to be better than Sharma ji’s beta, beti, puttar, laal, laadla or whatever their prodigal child is called, but is that really what you wanted to do with life? We spend our days doing boring, mundane jobs that we have no clue why we’re even doing except to sustain ourselves in this competitive world. It’s easy to get trapped in it for years and years. Life is too precious to be mediocre and what better way start to this week than by waging a war against mediocrity! But how do you rise above this mediocrity? We’re going to talk about just that.
Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on February 9, 1954, Gardner had a rough start in life with an abusive stepfather, but his mother remained the guiding force and he still lives by her words, “ “You can only depend on yourself. The cavalry ain’t coming”. He was always interested in pursuing a career in medical research, but the birth of his son, Christopher Jarrett Gardner, Jr., forced him to leave his passion and look for a higher paying job instead.
This Women’s Day, KredX brings to you some of the most inspiring women leaders in India who’ve made their mark and carved a place for themselves in the business world. Most of us know the Indra Nooyi’s, the Chanda Kochhar’s and Kiran Mazumdar Shaw’s, but how many of us know these illustrious women mentioned below? This is by no means an exhaustive list, but we here introduce you to a handful of amazing women leaders among the scores of women who make a difference in our lives every day.