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Do delegate

To be a successful manager, you need to delegate work, says Dr Roopleen, sharing the secret of sharing responsibilities. Right hiring, dividing work, providing support sans interference and making clear what you want are some of the secrets

Taste of China

The Chinese are good hosts, Shalini Singh discovered during her recent visit to the country, where she was treated to various kinds of pork, beef and fish at a restaurant. The visit was all about big data, tourism and hospitality, she writes

Ethics of Journalism

Drawing upon his wealth of experience veteran journalist Pranay Gupte shares some golden rules for journalists to be successful in their profession. Though addressed to journalists, most principles can be adapted into any workplace. A must read!

Passion pursuit

Pursuing a passion as occupation is now common, finds out R V Rajan, who disapproves of a woman resenting her son not taking an engineer’s job though he earns well as musician

Looking back

As an Indian spacecraft zooms to Mars, Sam Rajappa recounts a story of sabotage aimed at stalling cryogenic research, which cost some scientists their careers and reputation

Opening up

Closing the heavy glass door behind, to join the dancing girls, opens a world of fantasy, colour music and rhythm which is a getaway from the mundane for Saborna Roychowdhury

 
Get ‘em right

How does one make New Year resolutions count? Giving tips for keeping the resolutions for 2013, Roopleen Prasad says, ‘New Year is the best time to turn over a new leaf in life’

It’s time

Managing time is more crucial in today’s world, says Roopleen Prasad, giving tips on ways to go about it while quoting famous personalities who had something to say about time

Don’t clutter

Being organised and systematic is a must to succeed, says Roopleen Prasad, whose tips for accomplishing tasks are: First, de-clutter and plan, and never take up tasks in random

Take charge

To do amazing things in life and accomplish goals, you have to be proactive and take responsibility of your life, says Roopleen Prasad, giving valuable tips for making it big

Saying it when it matters

Whenever D Om Prakash misses his mom, he remembers the day he held her hand and said, “Ma, we all love you very much.” Don’t hold back love. Say it when it matters, he says    

Wise man from East

East should develop its concepts and scales in assessing customer services, says M J Xavier who debunked a research finding that companies in the West are more market oriented