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TheBetterHalf: Maansi Sanghi – Balancing work, life, and love

Startup spouses share their journeys and perspectives on the challenges and rewards of the startup hustle. In conversation with Shoba Girish.

Sadhana Balaji
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Pay-it-forward: A deep dive into what it looks like in action

As I sat down to write this piece, Chandrayaan-3 successfully made a soft landing close to the south pole of the Moon. It is a first for India, a first for the world. Like all impressive undertakings, it did not happen in a single day, or some months. It took 1,000 engineers and scientists. They […]

Avinash Raghava
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The secret to a good community

Over the past few years, the world is going through an interesting time. Business models have been challenged, the way we think about growth is changing and that means the way we build our companies has to evolve as well. Recently, we’ve seen a few interesting community-led companies bloom. Hubspot, Figma, and Duolingo are three […]

Avinash Raghava
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Homecoming — Going back to my roots of building a Community

It’s time to write a new chapter They say that you can learn a lot about a person by observing their behavior in a group setting. Let’s take the example of a group photo snapped at the end of an event. Some people gravitate right to the center — people who are boisterous, gregarious, and […]

Avinash Raghava
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My new engagement with founders, as a community builder

In my dozen-plus years as a journalist, there is nothing I enjoyed more than meeting founders. What is so special about them? Aren’t there so many wonderful people out there whose stories are as fascinating or more? Of course! And I have enjoyed meeting many and telling their stories.  But founders hold a special place […]

Malavika Velayanikal
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How To Build A Meaningful Community — Lessons From India’s Best Community Leaders

“How should we build a community?” “I like how you have built this community, what should we do to make our community more active?” I have been getting more such questions recently, from founders and others. It is heartening to see this interest in community building, an area that I stumbled into 18 years ago, […]

Avinash Raghava
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Why founders and startups need to mindfully shape their org culture from Day Zero

A group of people working together to assemble office furniture—a simple enough task, but when the group is the newly-forged team of a newly-launched startup, something as simple as putting together furniture gets infused with profound meaning. In fact, it can be the freshly sowed seeds of organisational culture—getting things done and not waiting around […]

Radhika P Nair
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