“Making The Right Startup Employee: The Traits That Count”.
Traits in startup employees:
1. Adaptability : Being able to play multiple roles : Chaprasi to Chairman or Peon to President ( पीर बावरची भिशती खर)
2. Effective Communication, persuasion ( selling), networking, story telling and presentation skills. A sense of humour.
3. Risk taking with confidence : Smart recklessness: intelligent conservatism : To go boldly where no man has gone before : perseverance but not obstinacy. Tenacity , Grit
4. Understanding Analytics and having a good handle on numbers; Computational Thinking; capacity to understand and handle complexity
5. Integrity, Ethics and Gender Sensitivity : Awareness of POSH and other laws
6. Nextsensing : anticipating the future? Sensing opportunities: specially adept at identifying, noticing or creating new opportunities and acting on these opportunities when they arise.
7. Innovation : both continuous and disruptive