Abhishek Desai

My, myself and the Internet

Category: People

The hard thing about hard things – Key takeaways

The hard thing about hard things is the most powerful business book I have read in recent times. It is written by Ben Horowitz, co-founder and general partner of Andreessen Horowitz, a Silicon Valley–based venture capital firm. Previously he was cofounder and CEO of Opsware, formerly Loudcloud, which was acquired by Hewlett-Packard for $1.6 billion […]

A beautiful reply from a salesman

We are big fans of Joel Spolsky and one of his companies, Fog Creek. It is a software company specializing in project management tools. One of its main products is FogBugz. Couple of years back we evaluated FogBugz for project management and bug tracking. We were impressed with the product and customer service but did not buy the paid […]

Best thing about Seth’s blog

One of the best things about reading Seth's blog is the kind of people, sites you stumble upon. From this one amazing article I found 2 amazing blogs http://www.swiss-miss.com/ http://thestoryoftelling.com/blog/ You should add them in your Google Reader if not done already!

Care More

Few months back I wrote an article called "Single biggest advantage you may have over your competition" I wrote about how being available to your clients always can become a serious advantage of yours. But I would like you to read one more article from Seth Godin.  A simple antidote to a corporatized, unfeeling, profit-maximizing […]

One of the best talks for students about to join college

This is one of the best talks I have ever heard for students. 6 things I wish I knew the day I started Berklee Derek is talking about Music college here but I don’t see any reason why it can’t be applied to all streams. Engineering, Science, Commerce, Arts anything. So if you know someone […]

Chanakya’s Quotes – The Great Indian Politician, Strategist and Writer

Chanakya quotes (Indian politician, strategist and writer, 350 BC-275 BC) “A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and Honest people are screwed first.” “Even if a snake is not poisonous, it should pretend to be venomous.” “The biggest guru-mantra is: Never share your secrets with anybody. If you cannot keep […]