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Dconstrct is my online home, my blog and my baby. With equal parts narcissism and self-loathing, I write Dconstrct with passion and humor, show-casing my belief that business and personal development doesn’t need to be to be the serious, stern, science-laden monotony that is pervasive in the industry.

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Startup Pitch Decks

A huge collection of successful startup pitch decks that have raised more than USD1.4billion.

Startup History Explained

Every great company has an almost invisible but rich history. Get inspired by looking at the humble beginnings of these startups.

Top 30 Tech IPOs

A curated list of the biggest publicly traded tech stocks with the metrics and key points from their IPO docs.

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What Startups Can Learn From Nigerian Scammers?

Ever wondered why the spam emails from Nigeria is always so badly formatted with poor grammar? Or why is it always from a member of a Nigerian royal family? I always wondered why don’t they use better formatting and good english, as I am sure that it will convert thousands more. A few days ago,…

Startups Are Hard. Really Hard.

No one will give a damn about your startup if you don’t (even your mum won’t) So work harder, hustle more, cry less and quit all your whining. Entrepreneurs like Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, and Kevin Hale make building a startup feel easy. Don’t Believe The Media! Globally, there has been this mega trend to glamourise startups. Instagram sold for a $1B.…

Top 11 Mistakes By Entrepreneurs (Inspired by Guy Kawasaki)

Guy Kawasaki (@GuyKawasaki) is a special advisor to the Motorola business unit of Google. He is also the author of APE, What the Plus!, Enchantment, and nine other books. Previously, he was the chief evangelist of Apple. Kawasaki has a BA from Stanford University and an MBA from UCLA as well as an honorary doctorate…

Pomodoro Guide (The only guide you’ll ever need)

I have 25 minutes on my pomodoro timer.Note: I have been using Pomodoro for the last 7 years. I believe that I am somewhat an authority when it comes to this technique. I have taught the method to many. I have written a blogpost about it previously. I would like to share it here. Do…

Ideas Are Cheap – Execution is Worth Millions

People who know me well, will know that I give away ideas freely to anyone who asks me for advice. Why? 1. One of the defining features of an entrepreneur is her ability to generate ideas. But an idea is just that – an idea. An idea is NOT a product. NOT a business. NOT a patent. NOT a trademark.…

What Is The The Opportunity Cost of Working For Someone Else?

Why do people choose to start businesses instead of working for someone else? Economically, you can think of a startup as a way to compress your whole working life into a few years. Instead of working at a low intensity for forty years, you work as hard as you possibly can for four. This pays…

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