Author: Madhavi Anantatmula

Thank you for taking time on my website! I am a mother of two boys, a wife, a daughter, a mechanical engineer, a mentor and an entrepreneur. I was born into a middle-class family from India and I am a first-generation girl to graduate in professional studies. I came to US at the age of 21 on a student visa to pursue Master’s in Mechanical Engineering and living in US since, rising a family, working for fortune 500 companies and on currently pursuing my MBA. I am an optimistic person with a desire to constantly improve the world around me through empathy, honesty, continuous learning and applying my technical skills and business acumen. To better service my purpose of improving the world around me, I have transitioned from being an employee to becoming an entrepreneur. Through my blog, I would like to share my journey and learnings in a hope to help others to leverage from my learnings. Thank you! Madhavi Anantatmula
COVID-19 Crisis Management

COVID-19 Crisis Management

COVID-19 has impacted all of us and we all are adjusting personally within our families and the environment around us is changing. COVID-19 has impacted businesses small and large, but the pain on small businesses is high because of their dependency on constant cash flow. Had to manage around reduced revenue as not many customers …

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Effective Change Management

Effective Change Management

Change is inevitable in business. Every business goes through various types of change – internal change, microenvironment changes, macro environment changes, changes in competition, change in process, change in industry etc. At any given time, there is more than one change that a business needs to manage. Today I am going to talk about strategies …

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Entrepreneur Maturity Dilemma

Entrepreneur Maturity Dilemma

As an entrepreneur of a startup, you would want to do as many business activities as possible from business development, employee onboarding, HR, marketing, customer engagement, finance, tax payments, running payroll etc, to reduce cost. When I started my own business, I wore multiple hats too. As my business grew, we hired staff to assist …

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Golden Egg

Golden Egg

Financially healthy company will be able to manage its growth more effectively, navigate uncertainty and hardships successfully. In today’s blog, I would like to share few insights into why financial literacy is important for an entrepreneur and how to manage the financial position of the company. Key to any financial management is understanding where your …

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Business Progression!

Business Progression!

Growing the business is one of the major challenges faced when establishing a company. When I started my company, I announced the launch of my company to everyone in my network- family, friends, professional contacts through email flyers, phone calls and personal meetings. I also made several cold calls to potential clients. Our first few …

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“Congratulations! Welcome Onboard” – Part2

“Congratulations! Welcome Onboard” – Part2

This is a continuation of my earlier blog on our employee onboarding process. To recap, evidence is clear that a success onboard leads to a positive employee experience and sets them to a great start. Our employee onboarding process is divided into: 1. mandatory HR onboarding; 2. Company onboarding and; 3. Client onboarding. HR and …

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Communication: Key Strategic Enabler

Communication: Key Strategic Enabler

One of the key challenges in my consulting business is engaging with employees as they are always or mostly located at client site. To maintain my employees as brand ambassadors of my company, I must constantly check in and share our company strategy and direction so they can effectively represent themselves aligned to my company’s …

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“Congratulations! Welcome Onboard” – Part1

“Congratulations! Welcome Onboard” – Part1

A successful onboarding program is critical for a positive employee experience and to set them to a great start. The first few days and weeks of employment are overwhelming for an employee with paperwork, meeting new people, learning about the role, trainings, etc. Therefore, a well-planned and organized onboarding program helps employers ensure that they …

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Time For An Official Date!

Time For An Official Date!

You must be wondering what entrepreneurs have to do with dating? Continue to read and it will be clear. It is day of interview when you are going to select your potential employee out of a pool of applicants. Most of your applicants must have put in a lot of effort in researching the company, …

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Consulting – A Multifaceted Career Opportunity

Consulting – A Multifaceted Career Opportunity

Consulting industry is different from other industries. Consulting provides an exciting, enriching career experience in a short period of time along with great pay, recognition and brand (as consultants are considered Subject Matter Expert). Over the years, I had the privilege of interviewing and working with several candidates for my Software consulting firm. To pursue …

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