General Articles

  • Budget 2017

    Decoding Budget 2017: What it Means for Startups

    by on February 6, 2017

    Budget 2017 is well balanced and had an overall systems change with how businesses transact. This was in accordance to government’s vision and policies. Budget 2017 had a lot to cheer for despite the changes in policies after demonetisation. It was ushered i…

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  • Budget 2017 and the Growth of the Digital Economy

    Budget 2017 and the Growth of the Digital Economy

    by on February 3, 2017

    Digital India is the buzzword driving the country’s digital economy. The digital sector experienced a booming growth over the last couple of years due to:

    The increase in adoption of smartphones and mobile internet
    The spurt of technology start-ups…

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  • A Breakdown of the Union Budget 2017

    A Breakdown of the Union Budget 2017

    by on February 1, 2017

    The Union Budget 2017 for India was presented on February 1, 2017. This is the first budget after the demonetisation drive of the Indian government, which has happened in November 2016. The expectations were very high from this budget for corporate and individ…

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  • GST Enrollments Have Begun! Have You Registered Yet?

    by on January 10, 2017

    GST Enrollment
    The migration to new Good and Services Tax (GST) regime is the biggest tax overhaul in the history of the Indian tax system. GST enrollment for service tax assessees has begun on 9th January, 2017, and needs to be completed by January 31, 2017…

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  • How To Prepare For A Speaking Engagement

    by on March 26, 2015

    Public speaking is an intrinsic feature of work life in the contemporary world. Whether it’s making power-point presentations to your team, sales pitches to prospective clients, or delivering the keynote address at a business seminar, public speaking is a cr…

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  • How to Select Events to Attend

    How to Select Events to Attend

    by on December 17, 2014

    When you establish a new venture, the initial thrill of starting something new is enough to inspire you to better your trade. However, after a while in the business the risk of monotony setting in is high, which gives rise to stagnation and hinders the growth …

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  • body language

    Reading Body Language

    by on November 20, 2014

    In the business world, your contacts and your interactions with them and conversations can affect the operations of your business. Whether you are interacting with a client or vendor or negotiating pricing, one of the key factors that can affect these communic…

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  • exit interview

    How to Conduct an Exit Interview

    by on November 19, 2014

    When you start your Small Business you may think that having HR procedures in place is not in keeping with the informal nature of a startup. But it is important to remember that while these procedures may take time and effort on your part to implement, some of…

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  • dress code

    Does your business require a dress code?

    by on August 21, 2014

    There are many advantages to startup culture but that doesn’t mean that as a Small Business owner that you should dismiss or ignore some of the policies of corporate culture. A dress code is one such policy that large companies institute, but does it make se…

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  • How to Build your Management Team

    How to Build your Management Team

    by on August 13, 2014

    When you begin your own business, you are the centre of all decisions regarding the way your company functions. But as your business grows you will no longer be able to handle all the decisions personally, you will have to learn to delegate and take a step bac…

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  • Define Partnership Goals

    Define Partnership Goals

    by on August 12, 2014

    Often small businesses and startups enter into partnerships for various reasons. The partnership may be a short-term legal requirement or could also be a long-term project to bring something new to the market or to your suite of services. The importance of cle…

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  • Be a Team Player

    Be a Team Player

    by on July 23, 2014

    As your Small Business grows, you as the Business Owner might become more and more isolated from your employees. But for your business to remain on the path to success you must ensure that you are not only recognized as the “boss” but also be a valuable me…

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  • Are you ready to launch a new product?

    Are you ready to launch a new product?

    by on July 17, 2014

    Launching a new product or service can be quite a daunting task. There is a lot of planning and strategizing involved, and what worked for an existing product may not work for a new product. This could be due to its target audience or the product features that…

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