Posts Tagged ‘books’

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...

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...

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 the second week of the #ReadInstead Literary Festival we had Amitabh Bagchi, author of DSC prize winning book Half The Night is Gone, give a deeply engaging and informed writing workshop on how to write literary prose apt for both fiction writers and prose readers.  Key takeaways:  Bagchi uses the example of a...

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...

For today’s session of our #ReadInstead Litfest we had Sanket Pai talking about how to manage your anxieties and fear based thinking. Sanket Pai is a multi-passionate entrepreneur. He is a writer, a Tedx speaker, a certified Leap Ahead and Human Potential Coach, and an EFT practitioner. He takes us through a...

For today’s session of the #ReadInstead Lit fest, author Amish Tripathi talked about the books he is currently reading. Amish is a 1974-born, IIM (Kolkata)-educated, boring banker turned happy author. The success of his debut book, The Immortals of Meluha (Book 1 of the Shiva Trilogy), encouraged him to give up a...

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...

While we try to figure new things to do everyday, why not try indulging in a romantic story? Here is a list of romantic stories that will keep you feeling dreamy and filled with hope, for we can all do with some cheering up and love in these strange times. After all, a little bit of romance never hurt anyone! You can...