Whether it's sales or marketing, or even if you are on a job hunt there is no one who might have to be convinced to get to know to as many CXOs possible. Even if you are setting up your own venture you know how critical is the buy in …

LinkedIn
Facebook
Facebook
Email me
Google+
Google+
http://www.nilayshrivastava.com/getting-the-attention-of-cxos/
Twitter
Visit Us
SHARE
YouTube
YouTube

Ever wondered why you don’t have a direct Sales rep for IRCTC ? Because it’s a transactional Sales. No rocket science, You know where you want to go, when you want to go, you select a train, make the payment and you are done. Imagine life would have been so …

LinkedIn
Facebook
Facebook
Email me
Google+
Google+
http://www.nilayshrivastava.com/%ef%bb%bfshaping-the-win-probablity-in-sales/
Twitter
Visit Us
SHARE
YouTube
YouTube

Sales is all about building your career each day and with every deal. It’s like you becoming an actor. Suppose you want to pursue a career in acting and you go to Mumbai to try your luck. You need to have all type of characterstics, you learn dance, you learn fighting, you …

LinkedIn
Facebook
Facebook
Email me
Google+
Google+
http://www.nilayshrivastava.com/the-4-intelligence-for-a-successful-career-in-sales/
Twitter
Visit Us
SHARE
YouTube
YouTube

Last Friday,  a friend of mine was quite upset about everything he was doing in his office. He is a person who is quite passionate about his work. And honestly he has been brilliant in his work.  He is in sales. And because of his position he has a lot …

LinkedIn
Facebook
Facebook
Email me
Google+
Google+
http://www.nilayshrivastava.com/the-friday-it-was-conclusion/
Twitter
Visit Us
SHARE
YouTube
YouTube

I was recently speaking to a group of CIOs and IT Managers about cloud. I spoke about all the good things they can do once they migrate their workload on Cloud. But one IT manager got up and said ” All that is fine, but what about security. How can …

LinkedIn
Facebook
Facebook
Email me
Google+
Google+
http://www.nilayshrivastava.com/cloud-security-essentials-an-introduction/
Twitter
Visit Us
SHARE
YouTube
YouTube

One of the fundamental thing which I always notice around me is the presence of a leader. I get inspired by them, I get motivated by them and I get a positive energy from them. Not that I myself a leader, but I can surely say I don’t get many …

LinkedIn
Facebook
Facebook
Email me
Google+
Google+
http://www.nilayshrivastava.com/what-it-takes-to-be-a-leader/
Twitter
Visit Us
SHARE
YouTube
YouTube

There are three types of billing options with AWS : On-demand billing – which means you pay as you consume Reserved instance – which means you pay upfront for a fixed period Spot instances – allow you to bid on spare EC2 instance. This post is to compare the first …

LinkedIn
Facebook
Facebook
Email me
Google+
Google+
http://www.nilayshrivastava.com/aws-reserved-instance-vs-on-demand-pricing/
Twitter
Visit Us
SHARE
YouTube
YouTube

When used effectively, social media has the power to make or break your career.  There was a time when CVs used to float every here and there with very less a candidate could do. Things have changed today. A candidate can be in touch with his potential employer almost every day. …

LinkedIn
Facebook
Facebook
Email me
Google+
Google+
http://www.nilayshrivastava.com/how-to-use-twitter-to-get-your-first-job-next-job/
Twitter
Visit Us
SHARE
YouTube
YouTube

I have frequently come across a situation where, clients are usually confused about the selection of MS SQL edition and whether they should go on-premise or on cloud. And given the fact that there are other IaaS players too, selection of hosting a SQL server on cloud becomes even more …

LinkedIn
Facebook
Facebook
Email me
Google+
Google+
http://www.nilayshrivastava.com/choosing-the-right-ms-sql-editions-and-implementation/
Twitter
Visit Us
SHARE
YouTube
YouTube

One of the most interesting things about reading is that  you get to know  perspectives of other people who are  great thinkers. Michael Olpin and Sam Bracken share their perspectives on stress  in their book “Unwinding!”.   This is the second book which I read this week and it was …

LinkedIn
Facebook
Facebook
Email me
Google+
Google+
http://www.nilayshrivastava.com/unwinding-can-stress-really-be-avoided/
Twitter
Visit Us
SHARE
YouTube
YouTube