The Elephant And The Rope

Context When still a baby, the elephant is tethered by a very thick rope to a stake firmly hammered into the ground. The elephant tries several times to get free, but it lacks the strength to do so. After a year, the stake and the rope are still strong enough to keep a small elephant … Read more

How Steve Jobs Was Spot On And Others Wrong

“I give them two years before they’re turning out the lights on a very painful and expensive mistake.” Such were the harsh comments that Steve Jobs received when he decided to go for an Exclusive Distribution strategy for Apple. Such an approach was indeed unthinkable back then. The world was more impressed by Dell’s model of direct … Read more

How Dhirubhai Got His Guts

Dhirubhai was quite a gutsy guy. His entrepreneurial life is strewn with examples that display that he had very strong guts. In this article I want to tell what guts he had, and how he acquired those. And, I will tell it using examples. [Note: The example below have been borrowed from this book. It … Read more