Innovation

The power of vulnerability: Brené Brown:

The power of vulnerability

Think Inward! Is vulnerability the same as weakness? “In our culture,” teaches Dr. Brené Brown, “we associate vulnerability with emotions we want to avoid such as fear, shame, and uncertainty. Yet we too often lose sight of the fact that vulnerability is also the birthplace of joy, belonging, creativity, authenticity, and love.” Power of Vulnerability…

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Susan Cain: The Power of Introverts

Susan Cain: The Power of Introverts

In a culture where being social and outgoing are prized above all else, it can be difficult, even shameful, to be an introvert. But, as Susan Cain argues in this passionate talk, introverts bring extraordinary talents and abilities to the world, and should be encouraged and celebrated. The book that started the Quiet Revolution: http://www.amazon.com/Quiet-Power-Introverts-World-Talking/dp/0307352153/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1375559582&sr=1-1…

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Education – India’s next success story?

Education - India's next success story?

India’s growth in recent years has been led by the recent big boom in the BPO/KPO sector. With the off-shoring trend, India faces the challenge of generating an appropriate supply response to retain its existing advantage. The real challenge therefore, is to expand capacities in higher education to keep ahead of the demand curve. India does…

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Pricing Consultancy Services

Pricing Consultancy Services

Pricing Consultancy Services is a hot topic within all consultancy firms and it is seen that the consultancy firm as well as the prospective client has a very self-interested view. Clients typically ask, “How do I get the best value for the price I’m paying?” But while doing so, they are actually groping in the…

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The Impatient Organization

The Impatient Organization

Today, most of us work with businesses whom we can aptly describe as impatient organizations. Everyday, billions around the world experience stress that lead to several problems like headaches,insomnia, high blood pressure, heart and kidney diseases. The ‘stress’ we experience is our body’s natural response to every day’s physical, emotional and environmental demands made on…

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Perils of Journalism

Perils of Journalism

Disruptive technologies and the ever changing human behavior is having a significant impact on journalism across the world. The old business model for public news media, and the obvious lack of meaningful content doled out to the citizens is coming under heavy focus. One of the major challenges in modern day journalism is to tell…

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Spirituality in Business Institutions

Spirituality in Business Institutions

During the past few years, I have noticed that the capacity of human beings to coexist patiently with their colleagues in the workplace has diminished rapidly. The reasons are many; ranging from personal relationship problems to upset personal finances. The state of the employees have a direct bearing on their productivity and the organization takes…

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Driving Ethics In A Morally Compromised World

Driving ethics in a morally compromised world

The year 2009 will always be remembered for the great economic chaos across the world. The stories of ethical lapses are in the news again. Institutions folding up overnight; former CEOs on trial; Dalal Street heroes getting fat bonuses and journalists receiving secret payments. The ruling Congress revising its ethics rules to protect minorities as it is…

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