Thoughts · Workplace

11 Lessons from being a business owner

Last month I completed 1 year since I quit advertising, quit a job and started managing a small business along with my wife. What I do now is different from what I did in the past 14 years of my working life. Different but at the core very same. However running your own business has… Continue reading 11 Lessons from being a business owner

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Creativity

Photography finds a new expression at Freecultr Express

A few months ago Sandeep Singh, my ex-boss at Quasar Media who now heads Freecultr called me to introduce and induct me into the BETA version of Freecultr Express. This is an online initiative by the fashion brand to let artists / photographers & the creative lot have their designs printed on a t-shirt, which… Continue reading Photography finds a new expression at Freecultr Express

Productivity

Automate sending your Pocket Articles to Kindle

Simple as it may sound, it doesn't seem to be. A couple of Google searches, checked IFTTT but there wasn't something which seemed easy and above all "Automated" with scheduled delivery options. The most famous way to do it is - Pocket to Instapaper to Kindle. Messy! After much digging around and checking reddit comment… Continue reading Automate sending your Pocket Articles to Kindle

Travel · Workplace

Travel Diary: Business Trip to China

One of the key highlights of 2014 was a short trip to Yiwu City in China. I had the opportunity to visit one of the world’s largest wholesale market which boasts of over 65,000 traders/manufacturer outlets. The trip gave me a very small but impactful exposure to the business processes of the country and probably… Continue reading Travel Diary: Business Trip to China