5 key takeaways from India’s winners at Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

There’s been plenty of talk about the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. But apart from the brouhaha, the medals, and the cheers, the Games show us that sports aren’t just entertainment; they are a metaphor for life. Our athletes, their performance, …

Thrust into captaining your team? 6 ways to lead at the last minute

Kane Williamson and Ajinkya Rahane suddenly find themselves elevated to captaincy in the wake of the ball-tampering controversy. Pic Credit:www.iplt20.com  The issue of captaincy has been a major talking point going into IPL 2018. Six of the eight teams in …

5 Rabindranath Tagore quotes to keep you motivated

There is unlikely to be an Indian who hasn’t heard of Rabindranath Tagore’s name and achievements. Born in 1861, Rabindranath Tagore was a polymath who reshaped Bengali literature, music, and art. The first non-European to win the Nobel Prize in …

5 workplace lessons to learn from Olympic champions

Held every four years, the Olympic games are the world’s foremost sports competition with more than 200 participating nations. But amid the tough competition, one thing stands out: The Olympic ethic and sporting spirit that creates champions. It was on …

8 Reasons why people hate Mondays

Monday blues. Mundane Mondays! Scary Mondays. Most of us hate Mondays but why! Here are 8 reasons why people hate Mondays. But it is all in the mind. See it in a new context and you might just start liking …

5 Reasons why employees who love what they do are the happiest

Remember that one person in the office who brightly wishes you “Good Morning!” on a Monday and actually means it? We are about to give away their greatest secret! 1. Their job is the same as their passionPeople who change their …

Edison hired people with a mind of their own. Do you, when you hire?

Not big on formal education qualifications, the American inventor looked for people with open minds - and lots of curiosity! We all have our own stories to tell about the weird questions we got asked at a job interview or …

Life lessons from a baby giraffe

Baby giraffes never go to school. But they learn a very important lesson rather early in life. A lesson that all of us would do well to remember. The birth of a baby giraffe is quite an earth-shaking event. The …

Azim Premji: Take Charge of Your Career Destiny

THE funny thing about life is that you realize the value of something only when it begins to leave you. As my hair turned from black to salt and pepper and finally salt without the pepper, I have begun to realise the …

No-getter to go-getter in 8 easy steps [Infographic]

You think you have tried everything but are still waiting for the success you deserve. Have you thought about what's holding you back? Is it because: a) The past is haunting you b) You are full of regrets c) You …