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Walk Alone -Ekla Chalo Re!


A remix of Gandhiji’s favourite song:

Following are the lyrics and a rough translation.I have found this haunting song a great comfort in testing times. Read more of this post

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Life of a Solopreneur


wealthymatters.comThis post was originally posted here :http://www.pluggd.in/ekla-chalo-re-story-of-a-single-founder-solopreneur-297/.It gives a good idea of what it is like to be a solopreneur and do an Ekla Chalo Re.I like the idea of starting off immediately by onself without waiting for a perfect launch.After all, a lot of ventures fail but if you never start you can never fail much less succeed.Just contain the downside risk and maximize the upside potential and begin!But do read the story of Sumeet of Kreeo before you begin.

As an entrepreneur one must be focused on being successful whether as a team or single! What is most important is starting up and getting into execution mode rather than waiting for a perfect situation (team, funds, prototype, and customers).  None of your dreams will come true if you just keep dreaming and planning. You can’t learn swimming without getting into water.

Coming to the dilemma of starting up as a team (one of the most important factor for getting funding also) or a single entrepreneur.  I think it has no impact on the success of your venture.  You will need a leadership team for sure but it’s not important to have it in place right from the start (VCs will tell you otherwise), a team can be formed as you move on (only if you don’t need VC money). Read more of this post

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