Impact of Socially Aware and Unaware HR Professionals on Business
Human Resources (HR) Professionals—they are more than “hirers and firers” or the upholders of an organisation’s policies and procedures. They are, in fact, the cultural architects of a business. That means they have the power to shape how an organisation is perceived by both its employees and outsiders. However,... Read more
7 Simple Steps to Hiring Only the Most Emotionally Intelligent Job Candidates
HR personnel know that the cost of a bad hire runs high, sometimes even dangerously so. For example, take the case of the 32-year-old software engineer who was arrested for molesting a senior female colleague inside an IT company at Rajiv Gandhi Infotech Park in Pune, Maharashtra, earlier this... Read more
Errol Peter Marks on being an Actor, a Writer—and a ‘Curly Haired Rascal’!
Advertisers pay him to keep their audiences glued to the screen during commercial breaks, and prominent filmmakers cast him in their movies for comic relief. He is none other than 30-year-old Errol Peter Marks from Mumbai—a fairly popular actor in the entertainment industry, thanks to his undeniable screen presence... Read more
Ladies,what’s your money personality?
Dear Women, Identifying your relationship with money is the first step towards a healthier, smarter and richer you. Here are 9 money personality profiles (along with expert opinions on each of them) that can help you identify your current financial situation and make changes to it if required. Traditional... Read more
Putting the Brakes on Road Accidents and Deaths Using Art-Based Awareness Programmes
When Rafiya Khan decided to ride triple seat on a motorcycle with two of her male friends on that fateful Thursday evening of November 16, 2017, little did she know that that decision would cost her her life. That’s because what was supposed to be only a joy ride... Read more
“Follow Your Dreams Because They Know the Way,” Says This Ambitious Female Photographer from Mumbai
It’s been barely a year since she started her career in photography, but Daisy David has already created portfolios for several upcoming models and reality TV (MTV – Splitsvilla/Roadies and UTV Bindass – Big Switch) stars—including Akshata Sonawane, Nibedita Pal, Gaurav Alugh, Saad Chaudhry, and Mr. India worldwide 2016... Read more
INTERVIEW: Gladson Peter on being India’s Most-Popular One-Man Band
24-year-old musician Gladson Peter doesn’t take too long to find an audience wherever he goes. One glance at him in performance will show you just why. For starters, his act involves him performing with a 25-kg musical contraption (comprising over a dozen instruments) meticulously strapped to his body. But... Read more
3 reasons why kids must be taught about personal finance in schools and colleges
India’s first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru—whose birth anniversary (November 14) is celebrated as Children’s Day in India—once said: “The children of today will make the India of tomorrow. The way we bring them up will determine the future of the country.” Not many of us can deny that... Read more
“Most Women are Least Interested in Financial Matters”, says Mumbai-based Financial Planner Veena Desai  
One look at her qualifications alone will show you that Veena Desai is not one to follow the crowds. “I am passionate, detail-oriented and disciplined, and I like to continuously reinvent myself,” says this Mumbai-based certified financial planner. A double graduate with a degree in Mathematics and Computer Programming... Read more
8 Signs You Are Emotionally Equipped to Be an Entrepreneur
Entrepreneurship is not just about having a great idea and enough funding to back that idea. It is also about passion (a hell lot of it!) and the right emotional framework to see your dream turn into a reality. Here are 8 signs you are emotionally equipped to be... Read more