An open letter to my dad.

Hey, Dad! It’s me. Of all the other things I thought I would write about, I never thought I would be writing about you.

For the most part of my life, I never had a clue of how dad’s love felt like. I didn’t have a “beautiful” childhood like most people do. Yet, in many ways, it was a lot better than the “unlucky” ones’. Although in certain areas you gave me a blueprint on how to raise a child, you also gave me clues on how not to raise one. Except until my 1st or 2nd grade in school, I never really liked you. But since the past few years, I’m able to empathize better and get a glimpse of why you did the things you used to. It’s probably because of the entrepreneurial journey I’ve set myself upon, that I realize how stressful, hard and emotionally exhaustive it is to build and run a business. Continue reading “An open letter to my dad.”

Entrepreneurship: YouTube channels you would not want to miss.

YouTube channels on Entrepreneurship from the people who’ve been there and done that:

1. Every Steve Jobs Video

This YouTube channel has the largest collection of  Steve Jobs’ videos on the Internet.

It has playlists from the 80’s when Steve Jobs started NexT to some of his last days at Apple.
It has a huge library of videos that give interesting insights on his marketing acumen, building a brand, rebounding from failure, his skill for finding the right product-market fit, the user-centric design approach, the man that he is and  how he became the icon of entrepreneurs and of Innovation itself.
Discover his journey on how he built Apple into one of the greatest companies in the world.

2. How to start a Startup

This channel has the most holistic, insightful and practically relevant information on how to start and grow a startup company.

It has a complete package of 20 video lectures from the Stanford University, each of one-hour duration from the co-founders of Facebook and PayPal, and other leading industry experts, which give insights into everything right from starting up, finding a co-founder, pitching to investors, raising investment and basics on sales and marketing.
If you want the lecture notes for the videos, you can find them here.

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