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Transformation Of An Entrepreneur

I would like to express my journey with ASCENT for the last 15 months, through my spiritual coach expression. Growth happens when “what is” transforms. Just the way a seed transforms. Growth comes naturally with transformation and not with transactions; with evolution and not exchange; with merging and not with (having) “more” or by multiplying or […]
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Eight Essentials for Scaling Up Without Screwing Up

Cool new ideas for ground breaking ventures are a dime a dozen. Combined with all the new tech enablers allowing for instant consumer gratification over e-commerce platforms, such as FlipKart and Myntra, make it seem deceptively easy to startup a new venture. The bigger challenge is to startup a big venture that just happens to be small […]
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Leadership in the age of Entrepreneurship

There are as many approaches to the position and power of an organisational leader, as there are leaders. However, the two most successful types (of those researched upon and documented) happen to be the Strategist and the Alchemist. So who are the Strategists? The Strategist The Harvard Business Review tells us that globally Strategists account […]
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Startup to Grown up – Tips for Scaling Your Business

Like all things in life, ‘growth’ of an enterprise comes at a cost. It is the output derived through hard work and efficient planning, in the rather dynamic and an unpredictable market, especially in a developing economy like India. Pramod Bhasin, former CEO of Genpact says that, “the reason many entrepreneurial ventures fail in India […]
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Scaling-up entrepreneurial enterprises – Pitfalls to avoid and lessons to learn

When an entrepreneurial venture is clearly offering solutions to both social and economic challenges, it is inevitable that it be asked to scale-up its operations. However it is certainly not an easy task, even when it clearly stands to benefit the society at large. It is fact there are hundreds of innovation driven enterprises being […]
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ASCENT Trust Group Diaries

This time around, ASCENT Trust Group Diaries features Harshad Daswani and Smriti Dalvi from the super energised Zoomers! The members of this group are an enthusiastic bunch, ever ready to ZOOM in on the next big idea or ZOOM out of the confines of their office for some productive R&R! Smriti elaborates, “We unanimously decided […]
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