4 Lessons from Ramayana for Small Businesses

25 October 2016 5 MIN READ

Every year we celebrate Diwali will full enthusiasm and spirit. But do we ever realize that Ramayana, the book that forms the basis of this festival, has multiple teachings for every walk of our life. From leadership to business management, Ramayana offers some key lessons that we can imbibe to ensure success of our businesses:

  1. Keep you team motivated: You small business can grow, only if your people are as motivated and passionate about it, as you are. One person cannot do everything and hence it very important for businesses to acknowledge the roles of their teams. Specially, in small businesses, where one person juggles multiple hats, you must encourage and motivate your team members to realize their true potential and give their best, every time.
  1. Knowing your strengths and weaknesses: As the legend, has it, when Hanuman reached Lanka, he spent some time analyzing different aspects, and then planned his course of actions. He could have taken on the enemy, all by himself, but he didn’t. Similarly, the modern-day businesses face new challenges every day, but doing a detailed SWOT (Strengths, weakness, opportunity, and threat) analysis leaves you in a stronger position to tackle them.
  1. Choose the righty alliances: For any growing business, having the right partnerships is as important has having right team members. Just as Sughriv proved to be a winning alliance for Rama, similarly, picking on right partners, vendors and technology can help your business win over its challenges and grow at a quick pace.
  1. Communication is critical: Even if you have great ideas about making your business big, they are of no use if you do not communicate them with your team effectively. Also, you must encourage and enable your team to communicate freely. If this happens, then there is no space for confusions or misunderstandings that may hamper your growth. For small businesses, it is advisable to set up clear communication channels right from the beginning, so that when you expand, people talk to each other and no critical information gets missed.

Simple and basic as they seem, these lessons are critical to the success of any growing businesses. So make sure you follow them and see your business grow.

Try Demo,
Then Make Decisions - 24/7 Availability

Cloud ERP

About the author

Nidhi Batra

Nidhi Batra is a marketing and brand communication professional with 10 years of experience working in the dynamic B2B marketing environment. She strategizes, writes, reviews a variety of content for demand generation and sales support activities. Having a Master’s in English from Delhi University, she knows how to navigate her readers on insightful journeys with her SAP published blogs and thought leadership content.

Follow me on LinkedIn to stay updated on the latest industry trends & technology update

Similar posts

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

Streamline your business processes and improve productivity using our cutting edge ERP solutions & service offerings custom built for small and medium enterprises.

E-Governance Solutions

Our e-Governance solutions enable the government to reduce operational complexities and help citizens, businesses & government bodies to leverage technology to access public services with ease.

E-Governance Services
Our Portfolio
  • Browse through our portfolio of e-Governance services and move to digitally smart governance with Uneecops.
  • Drive rapid digital transformation across your Government departments and agencies with established and next-gen technologies.
Our Products

Our products portfolio comprises of business automation software’ that helps you focus on high-value tasks and improves organizational efficiency by automating repetitive human tasks, process workflows, data capture & decision making.

  • India's most popular HR automation software for managing the entire employee lifecycle from hire to retire. Trusted by 300+ companies across 18 industry verticals.
  • Connectrix is a unified business communication platform, custom built for fast growing organization to increase data visibility & organizational efficiency on the go anytime, anywhere!
  • A complete end-to-end Campus Management Software which automates various aspects and functions of educational institutes, colleges and universities.
  • High-quality SAP certified industry-specific Add-Ons designed to integrate seamlessly with SAP Business One and cater your unique business needs.

Get actionable business insights with our cutting edge BI products & consulting services. Make informed decisions and improve business efficiency with real-time analytics.

Dashboard Services
Our Work
  • Browse through our portfolio of BI clients and know how we are offering strategic value to them with our assortment of BI services.