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Unnoty- A Bridge to Change

Unnoty- A Bridge to Change

In the history of development, bridges have always played an important role. Back in the early 19th century when the wind of change widely known as industrial revolution reached USA, among the many big things that were changing peoples’ lives were bridges. From 1820 to 1830, in only 10 years, America built around 65 bridges(…)

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Taboos for An Astute Start-up Entrepreneur: Over-arching Mistakes That May Cost Dearly in the Long Run

Taboos for An Astute Start-up Entrepreneur: Over-arching Mistakes That May Cost Dearly in the Long Run

A causal glance on my LinkedIn profile will help anyone conclude that I am an unlikely writer for this post-I have never been an entrepreneur, let alone be an astute one. That said, the experience I have garnered throughout my ~8-year-long career that has been entirely spent in early stage companies, my interaction with a(…)

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A Look at Entrepreneurs’ Weaknesses

A Look at Entrepreneurs’ Weaknesses

No one is perfect, but for the entrepreneur, weaknesses are especially important. They can both be a barrier to and a means of achieving growth. Knowing and understanding your weaknesses is key in converting them from the former to the latter. 1.    Lead to Please or Lead to Win? Are you a people’s person, to(…)

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5 Changes in Your Management Attitude that Can Do Magic!

5 Changes in Your Management Attitude that Can Do Magic!

If you are struggling with your employees’ productivity or you are enjoying short term growth but suffering from long term losses, this article is for you. Followings are the 5 changes that you can bring in your management attitude that can do magic for you in terms of employee efficiency and effectiveness. [Well, at least(…)

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What ‘Shark Tank’ taught me about Pitching

What ‘Shark Tank’ taught me about Pitching

Shark Tank is a wildly popular reality show, where entrepreneurs looking to raise funds pitch their ideas and businesses in front of a group of accomplished investors and venture capitalists. A convincing pitch can ideally result in investments from one or more of the investors.  Since the show’s inception in 2009, viewership has been skyrocketing(…)

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Can Bangladesh become a Startup Nation?

Can Bangladesh become a Startup Nation?

The outlook for the 21st century is going to be increasingly defined by the emerging markets in Asia. However, in stark contrast to its neighboring counterparts – India and China, Bangladesh ,currently a factor driven economy, is barely hanging onto the lower rungs of the global competitive index. The obstacles lie in grossly inefficient systems,(…)

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7 Rules of Startup Networking

7 Rules of Startup Networking

In this networked age, the importance of proper networking skills has never been felt more. Many studies have repeatedly stressed the positive correlation between the entrepreneur’s success and his networking skills.  Strong contacts can not only provide business opportunities, but enable entrepreneurs to find mentors, co-founders and potential recruits. Given paramount importance of networking, many(…)

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LCP Event Coverage: How working for a startup taught me to become an entrepreneur

LCP Event Coverage: How working for a startup taught me to become an entrepreneur

“When you’re at crossroads, the only thing to fear is fear itself” and Ivdad Ahmed Khan Mojlish, the cofounder and managing director of LightCastle Partners, never let that fear hunker him down. This 3rd of January, LightCastle Partners hosted an event where Mr. Khan talked about his incredible journey working for a startup and how(…)

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Beginner’s Mind

Beginner’s Mind

What if a bunch of engineers at Google never came up to the search engine organization’s management and told them that there was a better way to work around electronic mailing? Oh well, there wouldn’t be any Gmail today. Thank God we didn’t have to see that day! But circling back, although there’s no doubt that(…)

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Market Insight: Ship Breaking Sector

Market Insight: Ship Breaking Sector

Introduction Ship-breaking is a type of ship disposal process. Usually, after a few decades of their lifespan, ships are dismantled into scrap for recycling. Of the approximate 45,000 ocean-going ships in the world, about 700 are taken out of service every year (Source: shipbreakingbd.info) Source: shipbreakingbd.info Shipbreaking industry plays an important role in the economy(…)

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