Making progress through continuous improvement and step changes

“Go to bed smarter than when you woke up.” ~ Charlie Munger This quote by Charlie Munger embodies one of the principles I try to follow in life, which is to get a little better everyday. Progress is vital in any aspect of your life be it professional or...

Business Valuation in 5 minutes

This is a 5-minute read on Business Valuation for Start-Up Founders  looking to understand the basic mechanism behind valuation. Basics of Business Valuation There are 3 common approaches for valuing a business Cost Approach – What is the cost to build a factory or what is the cost to...

Margins – how they can make or break your business

Gross Margins, Net Margins, Profit Margins, Operating Margins are few of the terms thrown around when we talk about the profitability of a business. What do they mean? Why are they important? In this post, I will try to cover these in very simple terms. If you are a...

Progressive Summarisation – Notes

I came across this article while researching note taking techniques and productivity boosts. It’s a a technique called Progressive Summarisation. You can read the full article here...

The resilience of Costco Notes

Recently came across a deck on the Resilience of Costco, I have tried summarising my learnings on the same below Gross Margin vs Membership Fees – How Costco Makes Money Costco is the second-largest retailer in the world by sales volume – 149B USD. Costco doesn’t make much money...