Life, Travel and Startup Hacks

“The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.” - Socrates

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Published by Vinay on June 1, 2015 ★ Featured

Vitoto Officially Shutting Down

Vitoto was a failure. It feels good to say that. There has been an air of uncertainty around the state of the company for the last few weeks, its nice to make a decision. Firstly, I am proud of myself for taking the shot. “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” — Wayne Gretzky I…

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Published by Vinay on May 21, 2015 ★ Featured

Ultimate Youtube Video Ranking Guide

I’ve been using videos to market our startup Process Street for the last few months and have been getting some great results with video bringing in a steady flow of views, leads and customers. Now, you might already be aware that video is an important marketing tool in today’s online world — that’s why products like PowToon…

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Published by Vinay on May 21, 2015 ★ Featured

How to Make a Video for your Website on a Budget

If you’re building a startup of any kind, chances are you’ll need an explainer video. Explainer videos are short 1-3 minute videos that help spread your message and teach people what your product and company is all about. A startup video can help explain difficult to understand concepts and, if you’re lucky, can go viral…

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Published by Vinay on May 18, 2015 ★ Featured

21 Things I LOVE About Travel

Travel is awesome. Here’s why:

1. I don’t have to shave

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Published by Vinay on May 3, 2015 ★ Featured

A Simple Tip for Socialising while Travelling Solo (or How to Have Mind Blowing Nights Out when you’re on your Own)

Travelling alone is one of the best things I’ve ever done. It opened my eyes to both the external world and internally into my own personality and mind. One of the changes I had to quickly adapt to was that if I wanted any type of human interaction I had to go out and find…

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Published by Vinay on May 26, 2014 ★ Featured

Meeting Strangers: How to Prepare for an Effective Cold Meeting

Ever been nervous meeting a stranger? Nerve no more!

Impressing a stranger on first encounter can literally change your life. Interviews are a good example. Others include sales pitches, freelance consultations, partnership and supplier agreements and even dates.

They’re a necessity in life. So why not get good?

Here are some tips to get you started.

Checklist Manifesto Summary

Published by Vinay on June 21, 2015

The Checklist Manifesto Summary

Checklists are for everyone What do Johns Hopkins surgeons, anonymous big-time investors and World War II pilots have in common? This isn’t the set up for a terrible joke but a demonstration of how widespread an often-overlooked tool is – they all use checklists to avoid disaster. For surgeons, disaster is a lethal infection caused…

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Published by Vinay on May 4, 2015

Abstract Job Hunting – Using Google Adwords to land your Dream Job

As an ex recruiter I know a thing or two about how to get a job. I’ve seen a whole bunch of crazy techniques people have used to land themselves their dream job. Some pretty cool, like creative web-pages, some completly idiotic like calling everyday saying “I have job”. I came across this video the…

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Published by Vinay on May 3, 2015

Mexican Story – Four Hour Work Week

This story kicks ass. Its from the Four Hour Work Week by Tim Ferriss.

I don’t think the lifestyle is for me I’d probably get bored, but the story has stuck with me.

The perspective is the complete opposite to my capitalist mindset so I like to think it brings me closer to the middle somewhere.

Published by Vinay on December 14, 2014

Checklist to Run Before you Publish Visual Content

Here is a post on Viral Tag’s blog that talks about the best way to publish visual content. It has a cool checklist to run through explaining the best structure for publishing content and the best process to follow. Take a look at the post below: Visual Content Publishing Checklist Enjoy

Published by Vinay on December 14, 2014

The Power of the Done List

This is a cool post from the iDoneThis blog where they talk about how todo lists just don’t work for some people. You can take a look at the post here:  The Power of the Done List It is about a 5 min read. Enjoy!

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