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Entrepreneurship is jumping off a cliff


Gurbaksh Chahal | Why 99% of Entrepreneurs Fail

99% is execution. 1% is the idea. Nine out of ten venture-backed companies fail. Ever wonder, why? Well, there are many different things. But, we will focus on one today. One out of ten start-ups survive. From that 10%, nine out of those ten will turn into zombies; an illiquid asset. Meaning, it may print […]

Posted February 3, 2015, BY Gurbaksh Chahal

Discipline is Priceless


Gurbaksh Chahal | Luck is Imaginary. Discipline is Priceless.

From when I began my first company at 16, to starting my second company just years later, “You just got lucky” was something I heard as if it was everyone’s duty. Truth is, there is no luck. Luck doesn’t exist. A coincidence, maybe? But, luck is just a bi-product of hard work, dedication, and discipline. […]

Posted January 30, 2015, BY Gurbaksh Chahal

"Imagination" by Davinci IITM


Gurbaksh Chahal | “Imagination”

What does “Gravity” mean to you? It’s a method of Attraction. What does the “4” symbolize? These are the four stages of a customer journey: Awareness, Interest, Desire, and Action. Imagination is defined by how creativity allows you to connect with a purpose. Our purpose was to bring Automation, Simplicity, and Design to the marketplace. As […]

Posted January 27, 2015, BY Gurbaksh Chahal

Want to be a leader in 2015?


Gurbaksh Chahal | Want to be a leader in 2015?

As 2015 rolls right around the corner, it’s time to start with a clean slate. Do something new, become that leader you’ve always wanted to be. One of my core philosophies has always been, “Don’t ask for permission, ask for forgiveness.” That means, jump out of your comfort zone and just do that extraordinary thing […]

Posted December 23, 2014, BY Gurbaksh Chahal

Love Bears All Things


Gurbaksh Chahal | Six Things that Will Make or Break You

If you look at some of the top entrepreneurs, they all have a few things in common. It’s what has made them who they are today. What has driven their success time and time again. Here are six traits that made them who they are. Age is just a number. This one is something I […]

Posted December 12, 2014, BY Gurbaksh Chahal

Everybody is a Genius by Albert Einstein


Gurbaksh Chahal | 5 Lessons School Won’t Teach You

Forget Failure In school, if you perform poorly on a test, you’ve “failed.” If you couldn’t turn something on time, because you were busy working on material for another class, you’ve “failed.” The idea of failure has caused many to turn to cheating, copying, and other means of deception at a young age. Contrary to […]

Posted December 9, 2014, BY Gurbaksh Chahal

The Dream by Gurbaksh Chahal


Gurbaksh Chahal | Key Lessons from “The Dream”

If I could go back in time, at the age of 16, I would have loved to read this list as I embarked the path of entrepreneurism. I’m sure it would have given me valuable insights into the mistakes that I could I have avoided. But, nevertheless here are some key lessons from my book, […]

Posted November 18, 2014, BY Gurbaksh Chahal

5 C’s to Run An Effective Business


Gurbaksh Chahal | 5 C’s to Run An Effective Business

Success has never come to anyone. Leaders went and created it for themselves. Most never had someone to carefully guide them, or offer mentorship, which is why it’s so important to learn from their previous choices. If you want to be one step closer to obtaining that success, here are 5 C’s I’ve learned to […]

Posted October 15, 2014, BY Gurbaksh Chahal

Davinci IITM - A Method of Attraction


Gurbaksh Chahal | What does Gravity Mean to You?

What does Gravity mean to you? Gravity is a method of attraction. Life is a journey. We go through four phases in life. These stages begin from the moment our life starts to the very last second. ■ Birth ■ Adolescence ■ Adulthood ■ Parenthood All of these phases bring separate emotions into our lives. Through life, we learn, we […]

Posted September 28, 2014, BY Gurbaksh Chahal

Apple Is Back, Better Than Ever


Gurbaksh Chahal | What We Can Learn From Apple Today

It’s been a long time coming. And whether or not you agree with the New York Times headline “Apple Is Back, Better Than Ever” there’s no doubt that Apple’s unveiling of new products yesterday has immense significance for our industry. Much has already been said about the products themselves—in old-fashioned print, on TV and online. […]

Posted September 10, 2014, BY Gurbaksh Chahal