The art of leadership and the gift of being an incredible human being is to adopt the mindset of helping others get an A in life. It might make some of the most jaded among you bristle a bit to be "so nice" when all you want to do is be efficient by barking orders about what to do and how to be. In the long run, that is not efficient at all.
We caught up with Akshay on what he learned from his Tip'd Off journey, from the day he started it to the day it got acquired. While admittedly, it was a very hard decision for Akshay and his cofounders to sell Tip'd Off. They just couldn't let go of this opportunity of a successful exit, with their investors and employees in mind as well.
It happened on a Wednesday. I was in my cubicle preparing for a meeting I felt unqualified to lead, nervously scribbling down an agenda. I was pumping myself up with the freshest single at the time, Like a G6, when I heard my boss shouting over the sea of cubicles, penetrating my ears over Far East Movement's fresh beats.