Long ago (late 1970s) I was a student in the US doing Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering. A very popular program on the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) channel was Carl Sagan's Cosmos: A personal voyag...
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In the midst of a construction site in a rapidly developing suburb of Pune, you'll find an interesting collection of people gathered. IT professionals, mechanics, builders, taxi drivers, teachers, parents, children, and grandparents too. People of various faiths. People from all walks of life. And at the heart of this group is a hardworking, cheerful, incredibly talented chai maker who can teach us all about a lot more than just tea.
Back when Honey Singh was still wearing knee shorts and the word bling hadn’t even been coined yet, one man who kept the airwaves pulsating was Baba Sehgal, India’s original rapper. From his exhortat...
I always thought that I would break down if I lost my parents. Not that my world revolved around them but they formed the centre of it. Nothing seemed more difficult to me than living without them. But here I am. Living, partying, watching movies, setting goals, travelling, attending functions, and looking forward to life.
Action movie fans, this one's for you. Sabbir Khan's Baaghi, starring Shraddha Kapoor and Tiger Shroff, looks like a gleefully violent movie featuring its two good-looking stars — both at the prime of...
It is not very often that we hear the success stories of those born in the underprivileged and deprived segments of our society, but recently my favourite newspaper, The Times of India covered an inspiring story on their front page. The headline reads, "Sons in IIT top-500, daily-wager dad doesn't have Rs 1L for fees."
Being an entrepreneur is no easy task. Even after going through the troublesome and difficult proce of setting up your dream company, entrepreneurs face hurdles at every step. Sometimes, they can los...
One day, I removed the TV's cable wire and my husband and I challenged each other on who would start watching it again. Both of us stayed away from TV for a fortnight.
(I lost the challenge and switched on the TV first.)
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Positivity changes how our mind works. A positive approach by leaders broadens possibilities and heightens team morale. Here are three simple tools for leaders to enhance positivity at work.
In 2009, TED -- that has been operating since 1984 as a global community to encourage knowledge in every field -- extended its platform to the Indian subcontinent, and added a rich plethora of voices,...