Starting a company is really hard. Co-founder conflict is responsible for 65% of startup failure. Under this tension, co-founders can often say hurtful things to each other. Here are some tips on how to apologize well.
Building relationships requires discipline. This post breaks down what to do before, during, and after a meeting with a prospective mentor or funder.
Teju RavilochanJune 13, 2016
Want to get people to use your product or change their behavior? Here are three stories about why you should make dignity your key selling point.
Teju RavilochanApril 28, 2016
We asked investors what prevents them from investing in an entrepreneur most often. Their number 1 answer? Ego. This post is about why humility matters for entrepreneurs.
Teju RavilochanMarch 28, 2016
Among the greatest challenges we face as humans is how to come together around a common purpose and take action. Here are 5 steps to build a movement.
Teju RavilochanJanuary 18, 2016
What if centuries-old problems, like poverty and pollution, persist in our world because we simply aren’t getting enough people to engage in trial and error of solving them?
Teju RavilochanJanuary 9, 2015
CEO and entrepreneur tells a story "So Crazy, It Just Might Work," explaining that, whether in science or startups, the only thing that solves problems that no one knows how to solve is relentless trial and error.
Teju RavilochanJanuary 8, 2015
Social entrepreneur has become a term to describe a class of individuals creating sustainable solutions for social problems, but why shouldn't we use the term?
Teju RavilochanOctober 8, 2014
The fifth Unreasonable Institute has come and gone. We have since synthesized what we learned and are already sharpening our offerings for our next few programs. Here's a look at what we learned and what we need to improve.
Teju RavilochanJuly 23, 2014
Weeks two and three of the Unreasonable Institute included entrepreneurs pitching to 800 people and a learning of how to prototype like the co-creator of Google Glass.
Teju RavilochanJune 23, 2014
Emails are how we communicate with each other in this day and age. Writing them well can be the difference between successfully building a relationship and not. This post includes example emails for how to get meetings, ask for introductions to investors, say no gracefully, and more!
Teju RavilochanJune 5, 2014