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  • The ‘no shortcut’ way

    Whether you're a struggling entrepreneur or a student/employee fighting to make ends meet, stories of people like Richard Branson and Oprah Winfrey always provide the much needed inspiration. But then you see someone being 'handed' top management positions because their father or uncle happen to own a well established business (bummer) and you begin to question if all your hard work was in vain.

  • Working for the elites

    Safat Ishtiaq, Marketing Executive at Rancon Motors Limited, talks about motivation, struggle and success

  • Bringing the world to Bangladesh

    Seeing the potential of this happening country, Sekai Lab, a Japanese global IT outsourcing startup, chose to launch their 15th offshore operation here, in Bangladesh. Next Step got in touch with Hiroki Inagawa, CEO of Sekai Lab, to talk about his game plan for Bangladesh. ​

  • Talent management: The next big business sector

    We talk to Ahmed Pasha, Strategic HR of Symphony. We discuss talent management, HR empowerment and how Facebook contributes to stress fluctuation.

  • Learning to be positive about failure

    Founder of Future Startup Ruhul Kader discusses his entrepreneurial journey

  • Venture capital 101

    Bangladesh is now home to a growing startup scene. With all the exciting startups in the play, venture capital firms are being lured in.

  • Brand talk with Aftab Mahmud Khurshid

    Aftab Mahmud Khurshid is widely known for his strategic business marketing and brand building expertise. He shares his brand marketing tips and thoughts about next generation marketers with Next Step.

  • Serving the finest in F&B

    Next Step interviews the Managing Director of Watercress, Sheikh Aftab Ahmed

  • Chit-chat with Startup Cup founder Sean Griffin

    On the occasion of the grand finale of Bangladesh Startup Cup, Sean flew in Dhaka to have a hands-on experience of the local startup culture. During his trip in Bangladesh he talked about his passion, mission and vision with Shahriar Rahman from Next Step.

  • Working with the human mind

    In conversation with clinical psychologist and founding member of drug-rehab centre CREA, Tarun Kanti Gayen