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Do You Know Your X, Y & Z?

I am not talking about the alphabet here. The X, Y & Z  relate to your assumptions and attitudes about people. These things matter to you whether you are a housewife trying to manage a domestic, a small business operator … Continue reading

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Who Loves SMEs?

NOTE: This is an article I wrote in 2003 while I was in the midst of Sri Lanka’s SME scene as an SME and the Managing Editor of Athwela Business Journal, the Sinhala magazine for small and medium enterprises and … Continue reading

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Taking The Long View

When an entrepreneur starts a business, he nurses so many dreams. Only, if you look into the lives of entrepreneurs, you would realize that many of them did not even dream of getting where they are today. Of course, they … Continue reading

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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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SWOT: Are You Walking Around Naked?

SWOT is a truly useful tool whether you are a one-man (or -woman) show or a multinational. It is a tool to prevent organisations walking around naked, like the proverbial emperor.
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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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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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