Meet VSS - the man behind the entrepreneur; Mohd Kaif's post-retirement ventures - your weekend fix


We all know the uber cool and successful entrepreneur Vijay Shekhar Sharma. But who is the man behind the success of Paytm? At TechSparks 2018, VSS fielded a host of questions, including a few googlies. Long story short - he came, he spoke and he conquered. On the sidelines, he answered some of the lesser asked questions. Here are three things that you didn't know about Vijay Shekhar Sharma, the man behind the entrepreneur.

Last week we saw how Harley Davidson built a successful business model of making money out of rebellious customers. That was building block number six. This week let’s explore whether there is any merit in partnering with people and organisations to build the most cost-efficient and profitable business. 

Did you know that working hard is not enough? You need to work deeply too, which means working without distractions and pushing your cognitive capabilities to their limit. How can you train yourself to do some 'deep work'? Here are some ways to improve your skills and work the right way.

Mohammad Kaif, star fielder and cricket wiz, will always be a legend in his own right. The 37-year-old cricketer, who recently retired from all forms of competitive cricket, will now take on new ventures, but his passion for cricket will never wane. So what is he going to do post-retirement, what are his thoughts on women entering into the T-20 arena, and what are his thoughts on fitness?

What are the top food stops around the world? From the extravagant to the deceptively simple, when it comes to food, the world holds endless possibilities to tickle your taste buds. If you are planning a trip this festive season, skip the tourist spots and head to some popular foodie destinations. Here are our recommendations!

“Happiness lies in learning something new every day.” Tejaswini Gopalaswamy is the co-founder at Unventured Expeditions, an experiential travel company offering Bike, Hike and Dive tours in India, Sri Lanka, Bhutan and South East Asia. Her company won the Outlook Traveller Award for the Best Adventure Tour Operator in India. Here are her answers to our Proust questionnaire.

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