Ask me Anything (AMA) on Crowd Funding

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Ask me Anything (AMA) on Disability

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Ask me Anything (AMA) on CORONA

Reading Time: < 1 minute Date: Apr 25, 2021 Time: 10.00 AM India / 12:30 PM Singapore / 12.30 AM New York Registration Link: https://tinyurl.com/AMACORONA   People who viewed this also viewed: AMA with Anil Swarup Karan Bajaj: A Yogi to a Millionaire Independence on social media

Anil Swarup: Not Just a Civil Servant

Reading Time: 4 minutes “In a colossal country like India a solution works only if it is politically acceptable, socially desirable, technologically feasible, financially viable, administratively doable, judicially tenable and emotionally relatable”, says the veteran IAS officer Anil Swarup summing up his dimensional governance framework in a LIVE Ask Me Anything session hosted by Gyanalogy. The veteran bureaucrat with […]

Shiv Khera – “2021: Turn Setbacks into Comebacks”

Reading Time: 4 minutes Mr Khera, an acclaimed author with 8 million books sold, recently spoke on “Turn Setbacks into Comebacks”.  During the talk, he inspired and encouraged individuals to realize their true potential. He anecdotally mentioned his own three failed jobs before he became a successful author and now a much-acclaimed motivational speaker. The session itself counts as […]

World Television Day

Reading Time: 4 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login Has Television lost its purpose? The year 2020 marks the 30 years of one of the best Television shows ever made – Surabhi, the Indian cultural magazine show that today reminiscences the family time and bonding we had along with the enriched knowledge about the […]

Bada Mindset for Bada Business by Dr Vivek Bindra

Reading Time: 3 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login Conscious Capitalism – A discussion around socially responsible businesses Moderated by Rahul Singh, the discussion features Ajay Piramal (Philanthropist & Chairman, Piramal Group), Radhanath Swami (Spiritual Guru & Founder, Govardhan Eco Village), and Vivek Bindra (Motivational Speaker & Founder, Bada Business) Glimpses of the vision […]

Do good and do well by billionaire Ajay Piramal

Reading Time: 3 minutes Conscious Capitalism – A discussion around socially responsible businesses Moderated by Rahul Singh, the discussion features Ajay Piramal (Philanthropist & Chairman, Piramal Group), Radhanath Swami (Spiritual Guru & Founder, Govardhan Eco Village), and Vivek Bindra (Motivational Speaker & Founder, Bada Business) Glimpses of the vision from Ajay Piramal Mr. Ajay Piramal is one of India’s […]

Earn with integrity, spend with compassion by Radhanath Swami

Reading Time: 3 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login Conscious Capitalism – A discussion around socially responsible businesses Moderated by Rahul Singh, the discussion features Ajay Piramal (Philanthropist & Chairman, Piramal Group), Radhanath Swami (Spiritual Guru & Founder, Govardhan Eco Village), and Vivek Bindra (Motivational Speaker & Founder, Bada Business) Glimpses of the vision […]

YourDOST: A tête-à-tête with Puneet Manuja

Reading Time: 5 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login I was a School Topper in 12th (St. Joseph’s, 92% – meant a lot at that time) –> I had to take a year drop even to get a good rank in AIEEE (couldn’t clear IIT still) I was a Gold Medalist during my UnderGrad […]

Grow, Nourish, Sustain Together – World Food Day 2020

Reading Time: 5 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login World Food Day 2020 The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) designated 16th October to be celebrated as World Food Day each year and it brings to the forefront the importance of food in our lives. This year the theme of the celebrations is “Grow, Nourish, […]

A home for the homeless in Calamity

Reading Time: 5 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login A home for the homeless in Calamity! Imagine offering your resignation to the CEO to start your own venture and in an ironic turn of events the CEO asks, “Why not we do it together?”. This is the story of the Founder of BillionBricks Prasoon […]

Suicide note of a 16-year-old!

Reading Time: 5 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login Let’s talk! Let’s live! “Dear Mum, It’s with a heavy heart that I write you this note, knowing the amount of pain it is going to cause you. I didn’t want to do this, but I was compelled by circumstances beyond my control to […]

Collaborate to Compete

Reading Time: 5 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login Collaborate to Compete conversation with Sanjiv Aiyar, President Pan IIM Alumni Singapore “Collaborate, Connect & Change” sums up Sanjiv Aiyar’s 40 year career. As he steps down as the Founding President of Pan IIM Alumni Singapore (PIIMA), I caught up with him to get his […]

True to Self: Journey of a Transgender MBA

Reading Time: 4 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login From Mathew to Maddie: Creating space, enjoying the process and uncovering a thriving environment helped me embrace my Transgender True Self. In 2015, I was a lone American in NTU’s MBA program in Singapore. While I shared passion for finance with some of my classmates, […]

Happiness: Hold one kind thought!

Reading Time: 5 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login   To define happiness is a very simple task. Just be kind to someone and the emotion that you feel thereafter is happiness. I belong to a family where values supersede all other dimensions and perspectives of life. School for me was always another […]

Karan Bajaj: A Yogi to a Millionaire

Reading Time: 4 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login Picture a bestselling novelist with three books to his credit armed with an IIM MBA maneuvring the corporate world of P&G, Discovery Channel& Kraft and hiking from South America to Europe to the Himalayas during his sabbaticals while dabbling as a Yoga teacher in South […]

Independence: Are we really free?

Reading Time: 3 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login   #SheToo Where her mind is without fear and her head is held high Where education is her right Where her world has not been confined by narrow domestic walls Where words and actions resonate with respect and understanding Where her tireless striving is recognized […]

Clearing the trash in Cyber Space

Reading Time: 5 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login In the earlier post, we discussed what cyberbullying is and why one must raise voice against it. In this article, we shall look at how to deal with cybercrime and online harassment. The three-fold approach of combating cybercrime and online harassment Education and awareness The […]

Independence on social media

Reading Time: 5 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login   In my previous article, I had discussed #ItEndsWithMe campaign by me. By speaking up and calling the abusers out we are not allowing them to hide behind their screens and their anonymity to spew hate on the internet. I also started this campaign, aptly called […]

Have you been Cyberbullied?

Reading Time: 5 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login Anyone and everyone who has ever tried to put themselves out there in this digital world understands what it is like to be trolled. It has, over the short period that the internet has been around, become an inescapable part of our online experience and […]

Freedom and Women

Reading Time: 6 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login What does freedom mean to you as a woman? Freedom can not be achieved unless the women have been emancipated from all forms of oppression.                         ——— Nelson Mandela India celebrates its 74th independence day […]

True empowerment: freedom vs. independence

Reading Time: 5 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login As India’s Independence Day approaches I wonder why it isn’t called Freedom Day.  Did India not free itself from its colonisers?  Does it matter that the subjugation happened slowly over a few hundred years with the tacit consent of the country’s feuding rulers?  The relationship […]

You Are the Steward of Your Legacy

Reading Time: 3 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login You Are the Steward of Your Legacy! Please note that is a statement not a question. When I first thought about writing a blog, like every inexperienced writer, I defaulted to the sophomoric style of introducing the concept in the form of a wonderfully provocative […]

Banking on a Movie Scriptwriter

Reading Time: 5 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login   Nayanika Mahtani, the scriptwriter of the movie Shakuntala Devi in a candid conversation with Gyanalogy on her life journey and transformation from a banker to a writer. Did you always want to be an author and screenwriter? I actually harbored dreams of studying drama […]

Self Centered or Selfish?

Reading Time: 5 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login The Merits of Self-Centred Leadership The world is crying out for leaders who lead from the front and ensure no one is left behind.  We need leaders who have the creativity and courage to create something that goes beyond their personal gain.  We want leaders […]

Money grows on tree?

Reading Time: 3 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login When I was growing up my parents often told me that money doesn’t grow on tree. I sort of disagreed in my head but never had the courage to confront them – In my head I used to think, if you have mango tree then […]

How to find a job during Covid-19?

Reading Time: 4 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login Covid-19 has had a major impact on the job market. Many employees across industries have been laid off, suffered pay cuts, or been forced to change or rethink their carefully laid-out career plans. Reading about Covid’s devastation versus personally interacting with somebody who has lost […]

Instant Gratification vs Lifelong Happiness

Reading Time: 3 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login Yesterday someone added me on LinkedIn with this note “You have an interesting career trajectory. Would love to hear more about it over a chat if you ever have some time”.  Before long we started chatting and discussion shifted to “What are you seeking?” A […]

Why do intelligent people commit suicide?

Reading Time: 7 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login Mental Health and Suicide – Is there something we can do? A few weeks back when a famous Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput ended his own life, some of my former students from IIM Bangalore got in touch with me and asked me to write […]

Staying afloat as an Entrepreneur in crisis

Reading Time: 6 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login Background – Investor sentiment: According to a 100X.VC India sentiment outlook survey done in 2Q2020, 45% of Founders in India said that the VC response time has slowed down.  Angel Investors and VCs surveyed 64% are worried and changing their strategy, mostly tied to recovery […]

Staying fit in Coronavirus crisis

Reading Time: 7 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login Staying fit in Coronavirus Situation Q1. What is wellness according to you? How is physical health important for mental health? Wellness is being able to align your mind, your body, and your soul altogether. It is not just important that you work out to increase […]

I lost my job due to Coronavirus

I lost my job to Covid

Reading Time: 4 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login I lost my job due to Coronavirus You are angry. You are frustrated. You feel helpless. You feel worried, for yourself and your family. Mostly, you feel a primal cry of “Why me?”. I understand these feelings and emotions because I have gone through them. […]

Impact of Coronavirus on Higher Education

Reading Time: 6 minutes Q1. What impact has COVID-19 had on the higher education sector in India? The education industry had been crying for change. COVID-19 has triggered changes in an industry ripe for disruption.  There is a belief that higher education pays off and there are empirical evidences to support the view that average income goes up with […]

Economic Impact of the Crisis

Reading Time: 3 minutes Q1. What is the economic outlook for the rest of the year – both globally and for India? Since I am closest to India, my answers will draw on the visibility that one has from India. The economic outlook in India is, in my mind, a matter of concern. That is for two reasons: first, […]

IIM Bangalore Director on Graduating in Crisis

Reading Time: 4 minutes Q1. How is this year different for graduating students? This is a year of uncertainties. Uncertainties will last well beyond the COVID-19 crisis as businesses recalibrate their priorities and get things on track. Unless there is a direct correlation of new hires with greater revenue than cost or with building up new business divisions, there […]

Ikigai – The Meaning in work

Reading Time: 3 minutes Today is May 1. More than 80 countries across the globe celebrate 1 May as International Workers’ Day or Labor Day. This May Day, I have been thinking about meaning in work. The genesis of May Day or International Labor Day is in the 19th century when post the industrial revolution, trade unions, and labor movements […]