RAK – the Random Acts of Kindness Movement . Choose one.


Send flowers to a friend or a family member! Surprise your parents with flowers Send a thank you card to someone who has made a difference in your life (a friend, family member, teacher etc.) Be eco-friendly – unplug electronics when you’re finished using them Lend a friend a book you think they’d like Help … Continue reading RAK – the Random Acts of Kindness Movement . Choose one.

Random Phrases. My week. Lateral thoughts


Under Your Nose Meaning: Missing something that should be really obvious. Yes. I obviously missed it. It was long time coming. Should have gauged and anticipated some responses. I tried to keep my nose clean, kept looking beyond my nose on my way forward and missed something right under my nose. It was a terrible mistake.  Mountain … Continue reading Random Phrases. My week. Lateral thoughts

Random Phrases. Creativity. Day’s Progress


Swinging For the Fences Meaning: Giving something your all.  Yes. Giving All in to the 3 Goals I have set.  Screen time reduced. Walking/ listening time increased. Talk time improving still. Video recordings not on schedule.   Keep Your Shirt On Meaning: Keeping calm. Usually said by someone who is trying to avoid making others upset.  Have to learn to … Continue reading Random Phrases. Creativity. Day’s Progress

Let yourself FAIL – great startup newsletter for Entrepreneurs.


Brilliant Banana, Entrepreneurs have a reputation for being fearless. After all, it takes guts to start a business on your own! But there’s one thing that we’re all afraid of: failure. We’re afraid that if we make just one mistake, our company will fail. But in reality, a single mistake won’t bring our businesses crashing down … Continue reading Let yourself FAIL – great startup newsletter for Entrepreneurs.

Creativity. Random Phrases. My Day.


Back To the Drawing Board Meaning: Starting over again on a new design from a previously failed attempt.  Restarting the Learning Process after a gap. I have found some interesting courses on Udemy about Startups, Funding, Angel investing and others of my interest.  Burst Your Bubble Meaning: To ruin someone's happy moment.  Hmmm... some WhatsApps, some SMS, some emails.  … Continue reading Creativity. Random Phrases. My Day.

STARTPRENEUR – fav newsletter


Morning Briefing (9 Min Reading Time) Top news & stories of the startup ecosystem from India & around the world Latest From The Indian Startup Ecosystem Supreme Court Appoints Arbitrator In Unicorn OYO Vs ZO Rooms Case After the failed merger of budget hotel aggregator ZO Rooms and the new unicorn in the block, hotel aggregator OYO, … Continue reading STARTPRENEUR – fav newsletter

Startpreneur – Your story – fav newsletter


Daily Capsule | 3rd October Million dollar challenge awaits startups at Vizag Fintech Festival Startups across the world can compete for the million dollar challenge competition at the forthcoming Vizag Fintech Festival with a select few eligible for $1 million of equity free funding. The government of Andhra Pradesh has laid out the roadmap to … Continue reading Startpreneur – Your story – fav newsletter

Random Acts of Kindness


Send flowers to a friend or a family member! Start the day right – make breakfast for everyone Old laptop or mobile lying around? Donate it Pay for someone else’s meal today Feeling inspired? Make a meal for your family or roommates Make your voice count - sign a petition for a good cause Feed … Continue reading Random Acts of Kindness

Random Acts of Kindness


Leave a kind message anywhere (in a library book, on a computer etc.) Share today’s food with your neighbour! Make someone’s day – tell a friend why you appreciate them Someone looking lost? Help them with directions Remember that friend you haven’t seen for ages? Give them a call Feed a stray animal if you … Continue reading Random Acts of Kindness

My Favorite Startpreneurs’Newsletter


Morning Briefing (9 Min Reading Time) Top news & stories of the startup ecosystem from India & around the world Latest From The Indian Startup Ecosystem News Roundup: 11 Indian Startup News Stories That You Don’t Want To Miss This Week In another major development, 10 leading media companies of India came together to launch the Digital … Continue reading My Favorite Startpreneurs’Newsletter

Random Phrases, My Day and Creativity


Knuckle Down Meaning: Getting sincere about something; applying oneself seriously to a job.  Two impromptu Ice-breaker speeches - moving towards Goal 1. Did not win prize, got a participation certificate but the pleasure was in audience individuals - rank strangers coming back not just complimenting but quoting me 'VERBATIM' and saying, they loved it, they would like … Continue reading Random Phrases, My Day and Creativity

Keep At It. RAK is a Movement – Random Acts of Kindness Daily.


Taking public transport? Offer your seat to someone else Give up your seat on the tube/bus Bake for your neighbour Know someone going through something you’ve been through? Give them advice Apologise to someone you may have hurt Make a hot beverage for a friend/family Is that litter on the floor? Pick it up and … Continue reading Keep At It. RAK is a Movement – Random Acts of Kindness Daily.

All the Lifeless Shoes By jay :)


In the style of Beyonce Knowles All the lifeless shoes! (All the lifeless shoes!) All the lifeless shoes! (All the lifeless shoes!) All the lifeless shoes! (All the lifeless shoes!) All the lifeless shoes! Now put your knees up. Every night I Wander in my bed, Lost in a fairytale. Can you hold my shoulders … Continue reading All the Lifeless Shoes By jay 🙂

Title: Are you Really READY to succeed in SME business?  Ask yourself these 4 Questions.


    Word Count: 1109 Summary: How, we can make sure that we are among the winners rather than the losers in these high stakes game? The answer is within us. We must ask ourselves four key questions to determine whether our small business can survive and thrive. Keywords: business, starting a business, small business, … Continue reading Title: Are you Really READY to succeed in SME business?  Ask yourself these 4 Questions.

Creativity, My Day and Random Phrases


Tug of War Meaning: It can refer to the popular rope pulling game or it can mean a struggle for authority. That happened for 38 good years - both me and my better half each of us playing bullying games all the time, 🙂 Yada Yada Meaning: A way to notify a person that what they're saying is predictable … Continue reading Creativity, My Day and Random Phrases

Random Acts of Kindness. RAK Movement. Keep At It.


Purchase ethical goods Know someone going through something you’ve been through? Give them advice Smile at a stranger Lend a friend a book you think they’d like Buy someone a coffee Neighbour’s lawn looking messy? Offer to mow it Let someone know how much you appreciate them Save your family some time and buy their … Continue reading Random Acts of Kindness. RAK Movement. Keep At It.

Random Phrases, Creativity, My Day !


Like Father Like Son Meaning: Resembling one's parents in terms of appearance or behavior.  Yes. The receding hairline on my forehead and rear part of head do make me resemble like my father but he was dark brown, I am pale brown in skin - may be because my mom was fair skinned.  Back To the Drawing … Continue reading Random Phrases, Creativity, My Day !

RAK Movement – Random Acts of Kindness. Keep At It.


We all love surprises! Buy someone an unexpected gift Be someone’s shoulder to cry on Surroundings looking messy? Tidy up the area around you Let someone know how much you appreciate them Pay for someone’s bus ticket Visit a friend who’s sick Who will be making dinner for your family today? Tag, you’re it! Say … Continue reading RAK Movement – Random Acts of Kindness. Keep At It.

Startpreneur’s Fav Newsletter


Today's Top Story OYO Raises $1 Bn At $5 Bn Valuation To Solidify India Position, Expand Global Footprint Hotel chain OYO has raised a total of $800 Mn in its latest financing round led by SoftBank Investment Advisers (SBIA) through SoftBank Vision Fund, with participation from existing investors Lightspeed India Partners, Sequoia Capital, and Greenoaks Capital. … Continue reading Startpreneur’s Fav Newsletter

RAK – Random Acts of Kindness Movement. Keep at it!


Say good morning/afternoon/evening to a stranger Start the day right – make breakfast for everyone It can get lonely when you are old, pay your grandparents a visit See someone struggling with lots of bags? Offer to help them Open the door for someone Forgive someone who has wronged you Gift someone something they complimented … Continue reading RAK – Random Acts of Kindness Movement. Keep at it!

Creativity, Day’s Progress, Random Phrases and Observing my thoughts


I have often said that Just by Watching you can Observe a Lot 🙂  and having an investigator, fraud detectors training helps. Let Her Rip Meaning: Permission to start, or it could mean 'go faster!'  The Three Focus areas are clear to me now. 1. Toast Masters - TOCK ( like in Tick-Tock of the clock) journey … Continue reading Creativity, Day’s Progress, Random Phrases and Observing my thoughts

RAK movement – Random acts of kindness today


Leave a kind message anywhere (in a library book, on a computer etc.) House chores can be tiring – offer a helping hand Wardrobe overflowing? Donate clothes to a charity Pay for someone else’s meal today Start the day right – make breakfast for everyone Someone looking lost? Help them with directions Share today’s food … Continue reading RAK movement – Random acts of kindness today

RAK Movement – Random acts of kindness today


Know someone who’s feeling under the weather? Pay them a visit! Pay for someone else’s meal today Open the door for someone Go the day without complaining Answer the phone in a cheerful voice – even if it is a sales person Make someone a cup of coffee Surroundings looking messy? Tidy up the area … Continue reading RAK Movement – Random acts of kindness today

Creativity, Random Phrases and my Yesterday :)


Drive Me Nuts Meaning: To greatly frustrate someone. To drive someone crazy, insane, bonkers, or bananas. No-Brainer Meaning: Anything that requires minimal brain activity to accomplish. Hands Down Meaning: Anything that's easy or has no difficulty; something that is a certainty. Greased Lightning Meaning: Very fast or quick. Easy As Pie Meaning: Something that is easy. Lickety Split Meaning: To go at a quick pace; no delaying! … Continue reading Creativity, Random Phrases and my Yesterday 🙂

RAK movement – Random acts of kindness today.


Smile at 3 people today See someone struggling with lots of bags? Offer to help them We all need help sometimes; offer someone a helping hand We rarely listen to others - ask someone about their day Hug your parents Visit a friend who’s sick Apologise to someone you may have hurt Make a conscious … Continue reading RAK movement – Random acts of kindness today.

Startup Newsletters I like


Today's Top Story Walmart Set To Buy $800 Mn Worth Flipkart ESOPs It is to be noted that Walmart is obligated to purchase 6,242,271 shares from Flipkart’s ESOP pool of 11,947,026 shares. The current employees will be allowed to liquidate their employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs) at $126-128 a unit, depending on the charges applicable. More … Continue reading Startup Newsletters I like

Jay’s Tantra: To resolve a Dilemma


Sometimes, I have dilemma.  Mostly the decision is about People who come in my life, stay there, get benefitted, some reciptrocate, some don't. Some cost me money, some Time, Some deep efforts and some simply gifts and for some I give all that I have. Then come some moments, decisive when the masks are unpeeled, … Continue reading Jay’s Tantra: To resolve a Dilemma

Creativity, My Day and Random Phrases


Under Your Nose Meaning: Missing something that should be really obvious. How did I miss the obvious that the Business person in a mentee will always prefer MONEY, MONEY, MONEY and if here is seductive voice enticing - he will surely and certainly fall for it.  High And Dry Meaning: To be left behind; abandoned. Being in a helpless … Continue reading Creativity, My Day and Random Phrases

RAK Movement- Random Acts of Kindness today


Compliment someone today! Feeling brave? Give blood Be proactive – sign a petition for a good cause Help someone struggling with heavy bags Know someone who is not coping very well? Give them a call Make someone a cup of coffee Save water – turn the tap off when brushing your teeth! Give up your … Continue reading RAK Movement- Random Acts of Kindness today

RAK movement. Random Acts of Kindness for the day


Is that litter on the floor? Pick it up and bin it Hug your parents Feed a stray animal if you spot one Answer the phone in a cheerful voice – even if it is a sales person Recycle 3 things today We all need help sometimes; offer someone a helping hand Plant a seed … Continue reading RAK movement. Random Acts of Kindness for the day

Random Phrases today. Creativity. Progress.


I did two Udemy courses today. One on Impromptu speaking - most wonderful experience. Another on Humourous speeches. Not great. Shot In the Dark Meaning: An attempt that has little chance for success. Waiting for the proverbial Godot. A friend offered something big, then began playing unavailable, then asked concept note. Sent it in all earnest. Let's … Continue reading Random Phrases today. Creativity. Progress.

RAK MOVEMENT – Random Acts of Kindness today.


Be someone’s shoulder to cry on Fight climate change – go vegetarian for today! Make someone’s day – tell a friend why you appreciate them Bake something for your family/friends Feed a stray animal if you spot one Go out of your way to thank someone today! Say good morning/afternoon/evening to a stranger Lend a … Continue reading RAK MOVEMENT – Random Acts of Kindness today.

From Inc42 newsletter for Starpreneurs.


Morning Briefing (9 Min Reading Time) Top news & stories of the startup ecosystem from India & around the world Latest From The Indian Startup Ecosystem Exclusive: Xplorabox To Make Learning Child’s Play & Tap Overseas Markets With Latest Funding New Delhi-based Imagismart Solutions, which runs an educational subscription activity box for children under the brand name … Continue reading From Inc42 newsletter for Starpreneurs.

Startpreneur’s Fav. My fav newsletter


Monday Wrap | 17th September Ring in the future: Lazy Co wants you to control your world with its smart wearable How do you ring in the future? Lazy Co wants you to control your world with its smart wearables. Aina, a premium AI-powered smart-ring, is many things - a smartphone, a fitness tracker, a smart … Continue reading Startpreneur’s Fav. My fav newsletter

RAK Movement – Random Acts of Kindness – some choices


Wardrobe overflowing? Donate clothes to a charity Send flowers to a friend or a family member! Gift someone something they complimented you for Save water – turn the tap off when brushing your teeth! Support a small, local business as a customer Know someone who is not coping very well? Give them a call Treat … Continue reading RAK Movement – Random Acts of Kindness – some choices

My RAK Movement (Random Act of Kindness). How about you?


Plant a seed Apologise to someone you may have hurt Purchase ethical goods Smile at a stranger Gift someone something they complimented you for Volunteer your time for a good cause Go the day without complaining Make a conscious effort to recycle Pay for someone else’s meal today Share something interesting you’ve learnt today

Startup news – My fav newsletter


Morning Briefing (9 Min Reading Time) Top news & stories of the startup ecosystem from India & around the world Latest From The Indian Startup Ecosystem Bengaluru Based Classifieds Portal Quikr In Talks To Raise $150 Mn Bengaluru-based online classifieds and services portal Quikr India Pvt Ltd is reportedly in talks to raise between $100 Mn and … Continue reading Startup news – My fav newsletter

RAK Movement. I chose my Random Act of Kindness. How about you?


Go green – don’t waste paper Remember to turn the lights off when you leave a room! Tell a friend about ARK/World Kindness Day Neighbour’s lawn looking messy? Offer to mow it Remember that family member you haven’t seen for a while? See how they are doing Read a good book recently? Pass it on … Continue reading RAK Movement. I chose my Random Act of Kindness. How about you?

BEST startup newsletters


Daily Capsule | 14th September Of dual SIMs and the costliest ever iPhone - all you need to know about the latest Apple announcement An Apple product announcement tends to be fairly routine – kickass promos, newer, fancier products mixed with some good, old-fashioned old pomp and pageantry. The tech giant held its annual debut … Continue reading BEST startup newsletters

Jay, Creativity, Random Phrases and Daily Weblog


Happy Ganesh Chaturthi to all Readers.  A very auspicious day. One of the 3.5 days of Muhurtha - when beginning a new thing is considered Good. I started with a long walk, Ganapati Darshan and returned with many thoughts, ideas about a start and towards noon got lazy and just slept. Wake Up Call  Meaning: An occurance … Continue reading Jay, Creativity, Random Phrases and Daily Weblog

Strange Bio-Rhythms, Random Phrases, creativity and Daily WebLog :)


I believe in Bio-Rhythms. Have done so for over 30 years - ever since I read the book about the research on Bio-rhythms and wanted to buy the Japanese - CASIO watch which showed 3 biorhythms - Physical, Emotional and Intellectual.  They also sold Cards in those days where you can calculate your critical days … Continue reading Strange Bio-Rhythms, Random Phrases, creativity and Daily WebLog 🙂

Branding led by HR KATHA – STORies and Katha Kahani way – very interesting


Home New Features People Special Invitation Know Reach Events Resources Hr Jobs CULTURE VOLVO EICHER SELLS ITS EMPLOYABILITY AND CULTURE QUOTIENT THROUGH A FILM In a multicultural setup, the Company has managed to ensure that the entire workforce imbibes the same values, in all aspects of work, which has also resulted in their longer innings. … Continue reading Branding led by HR KATHA – STORies and Katha Kahani way – very interesting

YouStory – Startpreneur’s Newsletter


Indians are among the top mobile downloaders in the world for Netflix content: Global Innovation VP Michael Spiegelman While Netflix has been in India for two years now, with Sacred Games, its first India orginal series, the international online video streaming giant has shown it's serious about the market. In an interview with YourStory, Michael … Continue reading YouStory – Startpreneur’s Newsletter

Startpreneurs Fav Newsletter Inc 42


Morning Briefing (9 Min Reading Time) Top news & stories of the startup ecosystem from India & around the world Latest From The Indian Startup Ecosystem Google Needs Time To Comply With RBI’s Data Localisation As per the officials, Google has agreed to abide by all the RBI requirements but has sought around two months extra to … Continue reading Startpreneurs Fav Newsletter Inc 42