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Giving voice to the voiceless

The True Stories project began with a woman in California reaching out to a few individuals in Nepal hoping to start a process of healing.

Sophia L Pande, Jul 23 2017

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‘Don’t fixate over problems, come up with solutions’

In 2009, Dr Bishal Dhakal returned to Nepal with the vision of starting Health at Home—an organisation that provides health care services at home for ageing patients or those that are invalid.

ALISHA SIJAPATI, Jul 17 2017

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Patience and Perseverance

For someone who initially started out in the banking industry and served there for a long time, Ashok Khadka has been able to transition into the insurance sector seamlessly.

ALISHA SIJAPATI, Jul 03 2017

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‘Good management is nurturing in nature’

For someone whose first job was that of a Math and Science teacher in a middle-school, Chandra Tandan has come quite a long way.

ALISHA SIJAPATI, Jun 26 2017

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What do investors in Nepal look for?

Ask any entrepreneur in Nepal what their major concern is, and the answer will most likely be money. Although, it sounds too straightforward, everyone starting their business are in it for the money.

Pranjal Ghimire, Jun 19 2017

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‘If my subordinates grow, I grow’

Sudesh Khaling started his career three decades ago as a junior assistant at Grindlays Bank.

Post Report, Jun 19 2017

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Do I need a co-founder?

One of the first and the most crucial decision you will need to make while starting a business is to whether go at it alone or have a partner in crime. While it’s true that most businesses have a co-founder, it’s still up to you to decide if you want to go solo or if you want to get help.

Pranjal Ghimire, Jun 12 2017

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Seven Key Management Skills

An effective manager pays attention to many facets of management, leadership and learning within an organisation.

Jun 12 2017

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‘To reach the top, start from the basics’

Having started out his career as a junior assistant at the Nepal Bangladesh Bank in 1995, Ashok Sherchan has worked for various other financial institutions, including the Nepal Bank of Shillong (NCC Bank), KIST Bank and Prabhu Finance.

Jun 12 2017

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‘Culture of openness creates synergy’

After stints studying and working abroad, Vidhan Rana returned to Kathmandu resolved to make it as an entrepreneur. In 2011, he co-founded Biruwa Ventures, a consulting firm which helps entrepreneurs set up businesses, provides them mentorship and offers co-working spaces

Jun 05 2017

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Discovering what your customers need

If running a business could be broken down into major steps, there would be one that would take approximately half of all the effort you put into your business.

Pranjal Ghimire, May 29 2017

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