Yogurt Labs – What is it not?

We are not working on following at Yogurt Labs

“Enterprise SAAS based Yogurt Making Process Automation Tool which is derived from Cloud based Analytical Dashboard churn by our Proprietary Big Data Implementation”

If you are not able to understand what I mean by above , Its ok , neither does any one of those poor fells that I tried Explaining it as a part of Pre-idea brain storming session .

But everyone loved it and said “Its a great Idea” :-)

(To find little more about Yogurt Labs, you can go to http://yogurtlabs.co )

Aaj kuch tuphani Karte hai…. (Lets do something crazy today… )

Old friend send a FB message after finding my About Us page and what I have wrote there , Below is FB message I got , First Part of message is Text from my About Us Page

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Now , because he/she (trying to keep even gender also anonymous..  haha )  was so nice and second person to call me “Awesome” (only other person is of-course “Me”  :-( ) , I thought I should reply something really nice and Crack him/her again So I can get called “Awesome” one more time .  Good Plan.. Right !

Below is what I replied , and Now waiting to hear that word again desperately !

:-) Life was too good and easy for whole of last year , got bored .
Then One calm and boring afternoon , while having some sips of Mountain Dew (sweet color water soda ) , got this thought “Aaj kuch tuphani Karte hai….  “ . 
(fuck those awesome cool TV ads .. ) 

First Option –  Scuba Diving , but then realized death by drowning could be really embarrassing as lot of people think I am good swimmer .  
Second option - Bungee Jumping , went onto google to do some research and then come across a video of two blond bikini model were trying to jump for 1 hour but did not jumped after giving all kind of reactions and expressions. 
Third Option – Mount Everest .. Baby ! – Went to Sinhgad fort as a practice trek on next weekend before I can start arranging for around 50L that would cost me to trek the Mount Everest(yes, its freaking 50Lakhs INR ) , had epiphany on fort which i reached after 5 hours , that I am way over my head with this. 

there were some more good options , like “Bike Ride to Ladhakh , vanish somewhere and live without money for 3months etc” , but then figured these are sourced from my excessive social media uses or my addiction to TV shows . Told myself , “First , Get a Life dude, then Get Real !!  “ 

So Last Option , our good old way to get a Kick which would be as high and scary as above options , but something that 95KG dude in his late 20’s (you see what i did there .. :-) ) who thinks he is hip because he listen to Eminem all day long could do it – Starting up again !! 

And after that , life has been Crazy, Exciting , Challenging , a little Confusing and Chaotic but full of Possibilities again ! 

Too much melodrama :-) , Haha , it ought to be :-)

Innovation is creation of a viable new offering

I come across Book “Ten types of Innovation  – The Discipline of building breakthrough “- Larry Kelly , Ryan ,Brain , Helen etc.  , while getting some reading done on Innovation and Practical methods to Entrepreneurial Innovations . Book has some breakthrough ideas and concepts which are really worth going through number of times.  Following is direct extra from Book ,  Reproduced here in contemplation that this simple idea can help more people.

“Innovation is creation of a viable new offering

  1. Innovation is not only Invention :    innovation may involve Invention , but it need many more things e.g Deep understanding of whether customers need or desire that invention, how partner network can be formed to deliver it, and how i will be sustainable in long term .
  2. Innovation have to earn their Keep : Innovation have to return values , then only privilege of making another same day. Viability is defined with two criteria : The innovation must be able to sustain itself and return its weighted cost of capital .
  3. Very Little is Truly new in Innovation : “Every living thing comes from living thing” , Most innovations are based on previous advances . Innovation dont have to be new to the world – only to a market of industry .
  4. Think Beyond Products : Innovation should be about more than products. They can encompass new ways of doing business and making money , new systems of products and services , and even new interactions and forms of engagement between company and its customers .

 

It’s OK to fail

“It’s OK to try something new.

It’s OK to make mistakes. You will learn a lot from them.

It’s OK to take risks.

It’s OK to take your time.

It’s OK to find your pace.

It’s OK to try it your way.

It’s OK to fail. You can always try again free of fear.

It’s OK to look foolish.

It’s OK to be different.

It’s OK to wait until you feel ready.

It’s OK to experiment (in safety).

It’s OK to question the ‘shoulds’.

It’s special to be you. It is necessary to be you.

It is necessary to make a mess – which you are willing to clean up.

The act of creation is often messy.”

Making Things  – Ann Sayre Wiseman

        Found above Poem while browsing , Its mean to be for children’s , to inspire them to learn and explore . But as entrepreneur it has some raw appeal to us as well, and not because its great excuse when we fail , but because the above is reminder why you have chosen path less traveled.