CategoryProductivity

Don’t go with the flow

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Someone once said that only dead fish go with the flow, and boy what an amazing piece of advice that is. If we look around us, we often hear people saying that you just can’t be different because it’s not ok to be the odd one out. What will everyone else think or say? Yes, I agree that sometimes it seems awkward and scary to try a different approach to reach a specific goal. Obviously...

3 habits for a happier work life

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If you are someone who is so much into your work that you sometimes feel like a robot? Well even if you don’t think like that, our routine sometimes makes us like that… like tiny ants doing our routine work. Here are three tips to a more happier you:- 1- Get rid of negative people Stop talking to people who only talk about the worst that can happen and start associating with people...

Trust your gut feeling

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We are often in a situation where we have nothing else to rely on than our own gut feeling. It could be at the time when you are thinking of adding a new product in your collection to introducing a service that you think will blow the competition away. I think no matter what your situation is, your gut instinct will definitely have to be playing a role as well. I try to learn from my mistakes...

How do I price my products / service?

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This is that one thing that I used a lot of time on and I am sure everyone who has a service or a product goes through the tough moments of pricing. What to price and what not to price. How will the customer feel if they see the rate on this certain product, and so on. It’s not an easy thing, and it shouldn’t be easy either. Shall one go 100% up in profit? It depends on the type of...

Non-paying customers

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The biggest concern of any businessman is to have a healthy cash flow. If their is no cash coming in , the business might run on borrowed money from your family and friends, but it won’t last long. Dealing with non-paying customers is a pain in the neck. I have had quite a few of those, but at the end of the day that’s just how they are. But that doesn’t mean you need to put up...

Three tips to a successful product

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In the past few years i have been working as the Project and Product Manager of several major portals, or products in other words. I launched a major lookalike site which was later sold to a high profile ISP and then I built an online radio, CrazeFm, which within three years won the best and most popular radio award. The ups and downs have taught me as to how to take a product and work on it to...

Value your time or else..

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How often do you sit and not do anything? How often do you just wander around on the internet trying to spend your time and end up using a few good hours from your day on useless surfing, without getting any smarter than before? Time and money! I feel that people who tend to put time and money in the same sentence don’t really realize the true value of it. Money is something that comes and...

3 tips on having a better day at work

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Since most of us spend a lot of time at work, it’s probably good to get around this thing in the best way possible. Lot of people just wave this whole thing off by saying “It’s only work”, well no, it’s your life, so make the best of it. 1. Be kind There is no shortage of rude and obnoxious people in this world, so be a bit different. Be kind and nice to those around...

Three tips to a successful product

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In the past few years i have been working as the Project and Product Manager of several major portals, or products in other words. I launched a major lookalike site which was later sold to a high profile ISP and then I built onto an online radio, CrazeFm, which within three years won the best and most popular radio award. The ups and downs have taught me as to how to take a product and work on it...

3 tips on having a successful meeting

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In the hectic world we are living in, we have to really put our foot down and make sure that the time we are using on a baseless meeting could probably be used to do some work. If one has one hour fixed for a daily meeting, that’s 5 hours a week, 22 hours a month, which is 264 hours a year!! A perfect status meeting should be around 1-2 minutes of talk time for each attendee, everything...

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Wakas Mir
From managing an award winning online radio station with thousands of hours on-air, being a product manager for various companies to launching my own brand called Tahoor with multiple successful products, I will be sharing with you my thoughts and ideas about life, positivity, productivity, self-esteem and happiness.

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