How to find the right freelancers to get your business off the ground

Working for a startup has its perks: The excitement, energy and satisfaction of building a business from the ground up is extremely rewarding; but it definitely comes with its own unique set of challenges. One of the most common difficulties is finding the right talent. I studied team-building while working as a manager in corporate […]


The Questions I Ask Myself When Making Tough Decisions

I’ve had to make some tough decisions in my career. For example, should we institute a big lay-off in 2010, or double-down by hiring more trainees? (More trainees.) Should I fight my boss to return client funds, lost in poorly constructed products in the 2008 downturn? (I did, and lost my job over it.) After […]


Only agriculture has the potential to reboot the economy

At a time when the global economy shows no signs of revival, and with Russia and Japan faced with recession, emerging economies like Brazil and South Africa in dire straits; and with no silver lining visible as far as domestic industrial growth is concerned, all eyes are on Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on how he […]


12 creative photo manipulations that tell stories through illusions

Last week, we partnered with Dell to bring you a community challenge themed around photo manipulation and illusions. We saw a mix of photography, graphic design and digital illustration — and many submissions told beautiful stories through their abstract compositions. he contest celebrated the launch of Dell’s new XPS laptop, which boasts the world’s first […]