Tag Archive: Social innovation

Sep 03

Book Review: The $100 Startup – Chris Guillebeau

I have been following Chris Guillebeau’s The Art of Non-Conformity blog since a couple of months now as part of my interest and curiosity to study entrepreneurship and various business models. Most of the books I have come across discuss (and sometimes at painful lengths ) about the long business plans, formal training, huge capital, etc, a person needs …

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Aug 02

Book review: Leaving Microsoft to change the world: An Entrepreneur’s Odyssey to Educate the World’s Children

I usually do not read business books with gawky titles. The kind of titles that serve little more than just quenching an author’s ego. Leaving Microsoft to change the world, however, was an entirely different case. I knew about John Wood’s Room to Read organization and had strong recommendations from a couple of friends to …

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Nov 27

What a stint with an open source project can add to a persons life

There is nothing stronger than the heart of a volunteer. Some of the most amazing projects in the world have seen the light of the day only because of the contributions of these selfless individuals. The same holds true for hundreds of open source projects from Fedora to Mozilla to the wonderful WordPress. What motivates …

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