Karthik Krishnan

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Impress your new employer by solving problems they didn’t know they had

When job-hunters head into interviews, it’s only natural that they would want to put their best foot forward. What they may fail to realize is that prospective employers are hiding weaknesses of their own.<p>For workers who want to make a big impression at their new jobs, however, this can actually be …

Employment

How To Step Up To An Executive Job

I will tell you something you already know about work: you have to set boundaries with your job or it will consume you. White-collar work is never done. The more responsibility you have in your position, the more likely you will be to let your work overwhelm your personal life and stress you to the …

5 Traits Of The Worst Leaders And How To Avoid Them

Carelessness, name-calling, perfectionism: there are about as many terrible leadership traits as there are bad leaders themselves. In case your lunch group isn’t already bemoaning just how common less-than-stellar leaders are, we’ll be the first to break the news: there are a lot of bad leaders …

How to Radically Change Your Goals and Success

People are afraid of commitment. We'd rather keep our options open. We'd rather diversify our investments to mitigate risk.<p>Before writing the first chapter of <i>Harry Potter</i>, J. K. Rowling planned for seven years at Hogwarts. As a result, Harry Potter is one of the most read books of all-time.<p>Before …

Self-improvement

Why Maruti Suzuki is likely to keep winning in India’s car market

In India’s automobile market, small is beautiful. For decades, the country’s largest carmaker, Maruti Suzuki, has used India’s affinity for small-sized cars to its advantage.<p>Now, as Asia’s third largest economy looks to bring in stricter safety and emission regulations, Maruti Suzuki’s small …

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Marketing Stunts: The Risks and Rewards You Need to Consider

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Risk is crucial to the success of any startup. If you’re not disrupting the marketplace in some way, you'll find your likelihood of long-term survival pretty darn slim.<p>The same logic holds true for marketing stunts: Some of the best have …

Fast Food

How To Job-Hunt On The Down Low

You know that traditional employment is completely broken when people write to you every day like they write to me, and they say “I need a new job but I’m afraid to job-hunt. If my boss finds out I’m looking, I’m toast!”<p>That’s a tough spot to be in. Still, you have to shift the energy — what else …

GM to put $5bn into emerging market car | Financial Times

General Motors is to spend $5bn on a new family of vehicles to push into global growth markets while deepening its partnership with China’s SAIC …

Website plans to leave car showrooms behind | Financial Times

“Buying a brand-new car, that’s painful,” says James Hind. He is trying to make it a little less so.<p>Mr Hind is the 28-year-old founder of Carwow, a …

Honda elevates Indian executive Rajesh Goel to key global role

In a first, Honda Motor Co. has elevated an executive in its Indian arm to a senior role in the Japanese parent, as the auto maker looks to usher in …

Why You Need to Reinvest Half of What You Earn Back Into Your Company

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Just a few years ago, I was saddled with $30,000 in student-loan debt after dropping out of college and taking on freelance jobs just to get by. Now, at the age of 28, I run a website that’s on pace to bring in millions of dollars this …

Should I Quit Or Wait To Get Fired?

Dear Liz,<p>I’m a big fan of your advice. I read your columns with my morning coffee. I didn’t expect to be asking you for help myself but I ran into some trouble at work.<p>I’m a regional Service Manager for my company. I cover a six-county region so I’m in my car pretty often. Two weeks ago I was at a …

Ten Interview Questions To Ask Your Next Boss

The best questions you’ll ask your next boss at a job interview will be the questions that spring directly from the conversation. Here’s an example:<p>MANAGER: So, you’ve done some online catalog development before, I see. Tell me about your experience.<p>YOU: Sure. I worked on the online catalog for …

Don't Wimp Out On Your Next Job Interview

If you don’t have a clear plan as you walk into a job interview, you’re likely to ‘fall into the script.’ That’s what happens when you sit like a mouse in your chair. The interviewer asks you a question and you answer, and then you fall silent again.<p>Don’t do that! Don’t be a mouse at your next job …

The Power Of Saying 'No' In Business

On our Double Heart Ranch in the middle of Texas Hill Country, cedar trees grow like weeds. And while the resilient, purposeful cedar is valued the world over for its fragrant and soft red wood, it will also take over your pastureland inside of five years, thwart the beautiful oaks and suck your …

The Three Reasons You're Underpaid

A lot of people don’t really focus on their paycheck and I applaud them for having other priorities. At the same time when you fall behind in your pay level versus other people with your experience or a similar background to yours, a lot of bad things happen.<p>For starters, you’re not taken seriously …

How A Weak Japanese Economy And Weak Yen Can Hurt Toyota

Japanese auto maker Toyota Motors is the leader of the auto industry according to unit sales. The company is also the market leader when it comes to profitability. It has a stellar reputation for the engineering of its cars and its business model is more successful than that of all the other …

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Shanghai Auto Show: Alibaba's Big Auto Push Gains Speed With Jaguar, BMW Agreements

Alibaba Group’s high-profile push into online auto sales and service expanded on Wednesday with agreements with BMW Mini and Jaguar Land Rover as well as a day-long event to discuss the expansion of e-commerce into the auto industry.<p>Alibaba, which launched an automotive business division earlier …

Why The Car Industry Still Builds Life-Size Clay Models

They take months to produce, but even today, nothing beats a clay model in imagining a car.<p>In the era of 3-D computer modeling and Oculus Rift virtual reality headsets, you’d think the car industry might give up on clay modeling. But in fact, the age-old art of layering thousands of pounds of clay …

Volvo V40 Cross Country vs Mercedes-Benz A-Class vs BMW 1 Series Petrol Spec Comparison Review

Volvo in India is an extremely low volume manufacturer that makes some great, yet under appreciated cars. With a whole range of cars to choose from, …

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