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Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) is a company that has gone through periods of extreme economic crises and has always managed to come out on top. HUL executive Sudhir Sitapati tells us about some of the principles and business strategies that make HUL almost recession-proof. 1. Entrepreneurial approach Most people...

Good mental health is more than just the absence of mental illness. A lot of mental health stuff can be patronising, and most of us wish that some good advice was available when we were younger. It could happen to anyone, and we should deal with it empathetically. But if we don’t know enough how do we empathise?...

We all become angry, and most of us don’t like it. We try to suppress it for different reasons – maybe we don’t want to look a certain way, or be called short-tempered by our peers. Feeling angry is not bad—every emotion is valid, and it can be useful for our growth. What is bad is punching our friend in the face...

Karunanidhi, or ‘Kaliagnar’ as was hailed by his followers, was one of India’s most powerful Chief Ministers. Read on to know why he was one of the greatest statesmen India has ever seen –  The DMK chief was just 14 when he entered politics and was the leader of the DMK for over 40 years. He was five times chief...

  This week, we had author and former Chief Economic Advisor of the Government of India, Arvind Subramanian have a riveting discussion with French economist Thomas Piketty, author of Capital and Ideology and many other bestselling books.  Watch their conversation here:   Following are some of the key takeaways from...

Tony Joseph, author of Early Indians, gave a super enlightening #ReadInstead Lit fest Masterclass on ‘Who Are Our Ancestors, And Where We Came From’. His book Early Indians has won several awards like Atta Galatta Bangalore Lit fest Award for Best Non-Fiction Book 2019, the TATA Lit Live! Book of the Year Award...

For today’s #ReadInstead Lit Fest session, we had Nobel laureates Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo have a super intriguing conversation about the potential effects of Covid-19 on the world economy. Click here to watch their session. Their book Good Economics for Hard Times is one of the most relevant books to pick...

Today’s #ReadInstead Lit fest session introduced by Yamini Aiyar, saw Shyam Saran and Shivshankar Menon have the most insightful conversation on the issues and solutions for the present and future in light of the Coronavirus pandemic. Read their astute conversation below: The coronavirus hit a world that is deeply...

Key takeaways from Neharika Gupta’s #ReadInstead Lit Fest Writing Workshop on how to write a Millennial Story. Neharika Gupta is the author of Adulting. Here are some key takeaways from her writing workshop: Crafting a millennial character The millennials and Gen Z of the 21st century must relate with the...

With the outbreak of Covid-19, some of our favourite celebrities like Saif Ali Khan, Alia Bhat, Twinkle Khanna among others have turned to books for comfort. They are advising everyone with their Instagram pictures to stay indoors, and read! And we are here for this trend! Here are some celebrities indulging in our...