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Coffee, an eye opener | Shelley Subawalla

Having been born and brought up in a city like Delhi, I tend to take a lot of what I see and hear around me for granted. It was only recently that I learnt how to keep my eyes and ears open and actually soak in the plethora of activity...
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Life as we know it | Shelley Subawalla

I have, so far, in all of my forty one years lived a life considered by most to be happy and enviable. Married at a young age to a nice man, two wonderful children and a life consisting of the best this material world can buy…..to name but a few...
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5 Essentials For Indian Female Students Going To Study In The UK

Studying abroad is both an exciting and an expensive affair. A large percentage of Indian students are opting to continue their education in the UK; be it graduation or post-graduation. The UK is known to be the world leader in many areas of education, such as Business and Management, Science,...
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Take time to invest in yourself advises expert panel at WATC India event

‘Invest in yourself’ was the message at a recent WeAreTheCity India event held to discuss the significance of devoting time for yourself to achieve success. The ‘Invest in Me’ event was held in association with event partner, Marriott India and sponsor EY. WATC India bloggers, supporters, contributors and members from...
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27/6/2015 – MompreneursIndia presents Product Photography

When it comes to ecommerce, the perceived value of your products and the trustworthiness of your business is often judged by the quality of your web design. And a big part of having an attractive website these days also means having high-quality, beautiful product photography. But it’s not just aesthetics...
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Once upon a time there was a comfort zone | Sarupa Shah

If it is true that life starts at the edge of the comfort zone as someone once said, then which edge – the inside or outside one? Okay, I know I am being deliberately pedantic however over the years, slowly and surely I have been getting more and more non-plussed...
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Do You Know Your Success? | Dinakshi Arora

Let me make this clear at the onset, I am not against unbridled ambition. In fact, I admire ambitious people with gaping awe, especially the ones who have a laser focus to achieve what they are after. My point is – success is overrated and is a twisted, misunderstood concept....
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What options do you have, really? | Dinakshi Arora

They tell you that your whole life flashes before your eyes. It kind of does, when you are hanging on a steep cliff by a single tiny rock that threatens to give in at any moment and all you can see below is seemingly infinite distance to the ground. Don’t...
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The Power of ‘I’ | Shilpi Singh

I grew up in an altruistic environment where ‘I’ was not considered to be good. ‘I’ was equated with selfishness, lack of empathy and insensitivity towards others. I remember the first time I read The Fountainhead, I almost hated the author Ayn Rand. I found the protagonist full of everything...
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Go on – Assert Yourself | Tatvã Femme

Assertiveness is the quality of being self-assured and confident without being aggressive. We want to address newly promoted managers, the recently transferred bosses, and yes some of you veteran ladies out there also. We know there is a certain hesitation to setting the ground rules, designing deadlines and in general...
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I’ve Got Mail! | Archanna Balaji

Communicate unto other people; that which you would want others to communicate unto you! For me, this adage has lot of meaning to it. These days it is very difficult to think of anyone who does not use emails at work. E-communication has become a part of our day-to-day business....
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The YOU in Engagement | Puja Kohli

I had the pleasure of listening to the legendary Dr. Marshall Goldsmith at an NHRD conference in Bangalore recently. He was witty and didn’t mince his words to make his point.  Among many takeaways the one that resonated with me strongly was, ‘Who is Responsible for Engagement’? A decade or...
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Don’t hang Up Your Boots!! Coach Shilpi’s Corner

Five steps to wade through tough times on your entrepreneurial journey. The whole world is celebrating. Why  am not I? Did I have to do this to myself? I was at least stable in my corporate job… When the going gets tough in an entrepreneur’s life, the mind gets cluttered...
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The Luxury of Giving Up | Shalini Chopra

Recently I was watching a talk on TV, where Sujoy Ghosh was the guest. For those who watched and liked the movie ‘Kahani’, Sujoy is the producer and director of that super successful movie. Before this huge box office hit, he had made three movies which did not do so...
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Letting Go | Apurva Purohit

Birthdays and year-ends, I think need to be a time for spring cleaning of some sort. The baggage we have collected over the year, the clutter we have amassed, it’s time to look at each item anew and decide to junk it or keep it. But letting go somehow is...
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The Discomfort Zone | Bhavana Yerrumreddy

The Discomfort Zone Would you like a job that is easy and stress-free – one with no fear and risks? Who wouldn’t? But that also means a job without challenges and growth opportunities. It means a stable job to the point of monotony. And that’s why it’s time to move...
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Search for our Identity | Ashu Khanna

From the time we are born, we search for our identity. There is a constant tussle to establish our presence. Our cry announces our birth and from thereon, we rarely stop. We talk, we fuss, we laugh; we are always doing things to find our place in the world. In...
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