Category : thriving-in-volatile-times

With the COVID-19 pandemic, things are changing rapidly on several fronts. Here’s how individuals and businesses are responding and handling the uncertainty.

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Courage, conviction, and following the beat of your own heart
Courage, conviction, and following the beat of your own heart

Raag Sethi transitioned from teaching to become a music producer and studio owner—rather late in life he says. Here’s what he learned about committing to your passion from his world champion father Geet Sethi, his maverick educator mother Kiran Bir Sethi, and from his own ups and downs in finding what gives him joy

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For women within the modern home, a glimpse into a more equitable future
For women within the modern home, a glimpse into a more equitable future

As home and office merge, the stress of the double-duty has become widespread. Many corporations are aware of women’s challenges and are attempting a fix. And like millennial men who expect to share the load of maintaining a home, the older generation too is getting used to the idea. A daughter-in-law and mom-in-law duo examine this post-Covid road to equality

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Learning to live a digital life
Learning to live a digital life

Season 2, Episode 2: How do we craft sharp, yet authentic digital personas? That’s a necessary skill since so much of what we do has moved online—how we learn, meet friends, work, and apply for jobs. Haresh Chawla and his son Shiv debate that all important question

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Sports, the coronavirus, and a father-son relationship
Sports, the coronavirus, and a father-son relationship

When the pandemic struck and almost all sports were suspended, fans were left with a void. This pair of armchair enthusiasts talk about how it is making them rethink their relationship with sports—especially when sports returned on TV with empty stadiums and simulated crowd noises

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Dealing with the digital tsunami
Dealing with the digital tsunami

I hated relying on digital technologies. I struggled to craft emails that communicated my ideas crisply. And I didn’t see the larger point in building a social media profile on Twitter and engaging with complete strangers. Till the pandemic forced me to confront the harsh realities and grapple with the demands of the new virtual world