Title: Rokda: How Baniyas Do Business
Author: Nikhil Inamdar
Price: Rs. 199
Published by: Random House, India
“The companies I have chosen not only represent different sectors of the Indian economy, but also the changing landscape of doing business in India.” Nikhil Inamdar, Author
A hectic day in the life of an entrepreneur calls for a good night sleep. For lesser mortals, however, knowing the sleep patterns of successful entrepreneurs doesn’t count for much apart from learning how disciplined their lives are. As studies on successful entrepreneurs have covered everything right from their protein intake to music preferences, how could these not conclude the time of day most want to wake up, making most of the available hours in a day?
It is common to feel unsatisfied when a work day ends, due to non-completion of work. It is difficult to stay productive and feel satisfied at the end of each work day. Productivity helps you add hours to your work schedule and here are some ways to increase your productivity:
Title: What to Say and When to Shut Up
Author: Rakesh Godhwani
Price: Rs. 299
Although breaking from work for a significant time period can make you feel refreshed, it is daunting to join back with the same motivation and excitement. It is a common notion that a break helps put things into perspective, but it is far from reality. The longer the duration of staying away from work, the more difficult it gets to resume. The worst part is that the pending assignments that need immediate attention are pushed into further delay. It gets even worse when one is looking for a new job.
Brainstorming is a technique undertaken by various organisations to help solve organisational or other operational issues, or to help encourage creative thinking, or to generate any idea. There are three stages to brainstorming: preparation, the session and the evaluation. Starting from the preparation stage, entrepreneur-managers should first select the problem or the opportunity to be discussed about or brainstormed.
Managing strategy is all about how the entrepreneur-managers analyse their organisations, and develop and implement strategic plans and options for the overall development of the business. You start with understanding what the culture of the organisation entails, to carrying out strategic analysis, to implementing it, and measuring and evaluating its success.