Category Archives: Business

The Milk Distribution Case Study is now Live!

After weeks upon weeks of writing, the case study is now ready! Alhumdulillah. Click here to read the sales page (and if you can find this useful, I hope you will buy this). I started my own milk brand here in Lahore back in the early 2000’s, when the “dairy farming revolution” was nowhere in sight. That […]

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The New Language of Starting A Business

He was leaving the next day and I hadn’t visited him yet. The night before his flight back to San Franscisco, I joined him at his aunt’s house for dinner. My family and his family were there. Sitting around the dinner table. His mother wanted him married, he joked about the wrong age. You know […]

Are You a Bad Entrepreneur?

I got an email from a reader who wanted to start a project that he was really passionate about. But he did not have the money to start. He asked me if he can get a loan. In fact he asked me if I knew from where he can get a loan; he was clear […]

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3 Things to Do Before You Start Your Hobby Business

How do you take your hobby and turn it into a business? We have small cake business here in Lahore. I started this with my partner* last year in September. That business is a classic case-study on how to start a business based on the hobby of cooking. Looking closer, I have found that the […]

Is THIS the Biggest Risk You are Taking Right Now?

Was lucky enough to be invited at TEDxFairyMeadows as a speaker. I talked on “The Biggest Risk”. I talked about how we think we are avoiding risks but that “risk avoidance” may be the biggest blunder we make. Maybe. See the video and let me know if you agree? You may already know that, for […]