Shailesh Kumar

Author Archives: Shailesh Kumar

I am an author, investor and entrepreneur. I have published several investment books and founded Value Stock Guide. I have been featured in NY Times, Forbes, CNBC and other places around the web. I grew up in India and attended the Indian Institute of Technology where I studied Electrical Engineering. Later I completed my MBA from University of Michigan Business School. I live in Ann Arbor, Michigan with my beautiful wife and two great children. Our orange tabby cat rounds off our family. I love to read, write, run, hike, backpack, play, travel and help others be awesome.

How to Make Money Writing?

make money writing

I love writing and the idea that I can be writing for money defied credulity at first. I knew there were professional journalists, and there were authors on wide variety of topics, both fiction and non-fiction, but surely they had that little something that I didn’t have! Perhaps you have had the same thought. I […]

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How to Negotiate Salary

Salary Negotiation

Often, workers find themselves working hard at a job where they end up taking on more and more responsibilities, yet their compensation is not increased. This can lead to resentment and an air of unproductiveness if it is not addressed. In other cases, people looking for employment might find the salary is not comparable with […]

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Organizing Your Personal Finance

Organizing Personal Finance

If nothing else, the current world financial situation has created opportunities for people to take charge of their own finances. Gone are the days when one could blindly trod through life, trusting financial decisions to brokers, bankers and the government. At a very base level, your finances are your livelihood, and the decisions you make […]

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Thoughts on Generating Business Momentum

A Flywheel

Business momentum is that point in the timeline of your business when things take off. Sometimes called reaching the critical mass, when this happens, the business takes on a life of its own. Customers show up unannounced and the hustle for each new customer seems like something in the past. Endorsements and testimonials abound, press […]

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