Category Archive: Thought Leadership

Mar
28

Shifting Thoughts – Richa Singh

As a student of management, in past one year, I have attended and participated in a variety of events, conferences, summits, and seminars, and heard some 50 speakers so far and we tend to learn something good from everyone, however, last week, I got the opportunity to attend the an exciting conference “The closeted conversations” …

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Mar
08

Women: From Motherhood to Mars  

  Last month in February a news caught our attention that 16 women crew members of Air India embarked on an unusual journey of ‘Women Only Crew’ flying 15,300 KMs in a non-stop international flight, it was certainly a moment of pride that I and many other women take in being a woman. From flying planes to …

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Jan
11

Delhi: Dare to Dream

Delhi is a soldier’s town, a politician’s town, journalist’s and diplomat’s town. It is Asia’s Washington, though not so picturesque, and lives by ambition, rivalry, and opportunism.” – Jan Morris Jan Morris’s poetic definition and description of Delhi sounds good. But from the time it was penned down to the day, Delhi has changed in …

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Jan
09

The Recent Demonetization and its Aftereffects

The Modi Government on November 8, 2016 demonetized Rs.500 and Rs.1000 notes amounting to Rs.15.44 lakh crores which accounted for around 85 per cent of the cash in circulation. The last date for surrendering the demonetized notes to the banks in the normal course was December 30, 2016. The Government was probably hoping that around …

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Jan
05

I’m addicted to my phone

Do you check your phone as the first thing in the morning? Checking how many WhatsApp messages, how many FB likes-shares-comment and how many followers on Instagram? Or do you find yourself checking your phone multiple times in a short span , say 10 times in just 20 minutes. Clearly, you are addicted to your …

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Jan
02

Social entrepreneurship

Few years ago, a few Television ads became a little longer by adding “of every XYZ product you buy, we will give one rupee/or more to…” remember? And there came a wave of popular brands giving back to the society and the environment. From detergent powders to coconut oil to sanitary napkins all brands wanted …

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Dec
29

Keeping a Journal

Facebook recently showed me my entire year’s activity in an adorable ‘Preview Video’ highlighting my best posts, shares, things I liked and groups and pages I followed throughout the year, and needless to say it was a quick realization that I actually had a good year in the past 12 months. Sifting and skimming through …

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Nov
28

Are extra curricular activities really extra?

Samavesh 2016

You might have shied away from those group activities or games’ period during school days and rather wanted to flip pages of an important book in the school library, if only this strategy could help any longer with your management education. These days a Business or Management School’s admission team is in fact looking for …

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Nov
22

Aptitute & Intelligence

Measuring aptitude What makes someone good at a particular task with or without training can be termed as aptitude. These skills, or abilities can be innate or acquired over the years. A child whose first language was not English, yet she picked it up over the years and uses it equally well just as her …

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Nov
16

Faculty Speaks: The dangers in ”Who” to hire @ Startups !

“If you have hired for the established and or large firms in the past, in my view, it disqualifies you to hire for a startup unless .. “.  “Beware ! Most folks reduce potential ‘high-impact’ roles into a ‘series of ‘tasks’ to be performed, while few evolve mundane jobs into high-impact roles .. “. I will explain why I say this latter. First, let me …

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