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Get seed funding

If you are founder of a startup or planning to start one, Tushar Kansal, a venture capitalist lists the challenges you might have to face and explains ways to raise funds and the things you need to do to remain in the radar of potential funders

Hitting form

Australian cricketer David Warner’s success at the T20 World Cup is an inspiration for every person not getting their due in life, says P C Vinoj Kumar, as he lists the three things that Warner did right when he was humiliated at the 2021 IPL

15-Minute Magic

15 minutes early is probably the greatest medicine for a lot of stress-related issues in today’s world. It is the biggest antidote, stress buster to the present day neurosis and can help you live healthy, live well, says Niranjan Gidwani

The Close Shave

For days, I lay in my bedroom, washed in exhaustion, pain and hopelessness. Only the sounds and vibrations that came through the walls kept me connected with the life outside, writes Saborna Roychowdhury who won a battle against an unknown virus

Time for Nothing

Scheduling time slots in your daily calendar that are purposefully kept clear of meetings or any specific activities is the best investment you can make in yourself and the single most important productivity tool to use, says Niranjan Gidwani

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

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