Category Archives: Business Startups

Is business for you? How do you select a business idea? Evaluating a business idea; Writing a business plan; financial plan; operational plan; technology plan; marketing and advertising plan; management plan.

Why I Love Training

I love the variety. I specialize in tailoring training content for my audiences. I train in Sinhala and English. And I work with kids, teens and adults from all walks of life. Reading audience moods and pitching at the right level are huge challenges that I love taking on.
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Measure Your Feet Before You Buy Shoes

For many starting a business is an attractive option. Often they have personal savings and are comfortably placed. They do not need to start a business. But they want to. To them, any business will not do. They are not simply after money. Self satisfaction (or self actualization as motivational theorists call it) is important to them. Continue reading

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I’d like to start a business. How and Where Do I Begin?

What you need is, to borrow words of Kipling, to “dream and not make dreams your master.” That is, you need to take action to make your dream come true. Continue reading

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How Balanced is Your Team?

Most of us, whether we are in a small business or a large one, at the highest level or at the lowest, will be working in teams. And, one unpleasant reality is that you hardly ever have control over who become your team members. Continue reading

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A New Definition for Luck

Have you heard of how an old woman taught the legendary Prince Dutugemunu the art of war? After watching the hungry prince eat she said: “You have been preparing and battling just like you ate your hot milk rice. If you want to win battles, go at it in a methodical way.” Continue reading

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I am a learner; how about you?

If you want a trainer who pays attention to your particular needs, who does not merely come with a set of slides and deliver a speech, but really talks to the hearts of the participants, motivating them to dream, learn and grow, you have found the right trainer in me.
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