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Today we’re talking about the startup journey, though this episode is filled with lessons for anyone starting anything, be it a company, a project or just a fresh path in life. Creating something new, especially together with other people, requires tremendous wisdom, courage and compassion, which are the very qualities of our Buddhability.
Tushar Dadlani, of Dublin, California, shares his journey of moving to Silicon Valley to start a company, and exactly how chanting Nam-myoho-renge-kyo helped him navigate the rollercoaster.
1:10 How Tushar started chanting Nam-myoho-renge-kyo
3:11 The perspective on world peace that intrigued him
5:07 Why he came to the U.S. to pursue his dreams of working in tech
8:04 How he decided to start a company
12:33 How his Buddhist practice helped him manifest courage
15:55 The key turning points in his journey as an entrepreneur
18:56 How he learned not to be swayed
22:44 Mastering the art of dialogue
28:27 How he battled his own arrogance
33:12 Applying the Buddhist concept “many in body, one in mind” to work
38:46 Nine takeaways on the abilities entrepreneurs need
40:13 The importance of staying true to himself
43:58 How he thinks about peace now
46:56 Advice for anyone on a journey to create something
- Discussions on Youth, pp. 101-102
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