India’s “other” startups that no one really cares about — Quartz

In the recent past Indian startups have had a good run with funding. But there’s another group of entrepreneurs that is desperate for funds yet starved of it. These businesspersons are not on the radar of the adventurous venture capitalists or the crystal-ball gazing private equity players. Neither do they carry the IIT-IIM tags nor…

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India’s rural internet users love Facebook, Whatsapp and free music downloads — Quartz

Sanju Devi, a handicraft artist, is hooked on WhatsApp. For over a year, this 40-year-old from Bhusara village in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district has been using the messaging app to send images of her embroidered patches to clients in India and abroad. “It’s convenient,” said Devi, who earlier used her son’s phone to market her products.…

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15 Ways to Leverage the #1 Contributor to Job Satisfaction for Leadership Success — Leadership Freak

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) reports, for two years running, that respectful treatment of all employees at all levels is the #1 contributor to job satisfaction. Compensation, trust, and relationships matter, but respect tops the list.* Disrespect: You can’t look down on others and lead effectively at the same time. Nearly 80% of […]

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