Teachers and Teaching in Ancient India

The success and achievement of an educational institution depends largely on the teacher and students. The relationship between teacher and student is most significant element affecting the quality of education and the institution. India always had a well-developed educational system which was intrinsic to the society. Gurukuls were spread across length and breadth of the country. The education was holistic and collaborative. The students lived…

Business Analytics in Fashion Industry

The only constant in the modern business and industry scenario is change, but when it comes to Fashion Industry the flux is mind boggling. Season, Market, Design, Color, Texture, Silhouette, the list is big. With new tools like internet, this challenge is increasing manifold. For quite some time the industry relied on the old-school fashion instinct. But now the challenges are too much for the…

Journalism – Grace Vs Glitz

With the expansion of electronic media, proliferation of e-content through various portals and website, the opportunities in the field of Journalism has proliferated manifold. This proliferation has opened up the floodgates of opportunities for young budding journalism aspirants. But with rising market and option the competition has also risen in equal proportion. The pace and speed of flux in the industry where 50 news in…

Kishore Kumar : The Versatile Musical Genius

Kishore Kumar, the singer, composer, poet, actor, director, August, 4th; is the birthday of this versatile musical genius.  Son of Shri Kunjlal Ganguli, a renowned lawyer of Khandwa, and Gauri. Was named Abhas Kumar, which was later changed to Kishore Kumar, as the name sounded like Abbas.  His elder brother actor Ashoke Kumar mentioned in an interview that, when Kishore Kumar was young his voice…

Sharpen The Saw

Once upon a time, there were two woodcutters named Peter and John. They were often at loggerheads over who chopped more wood. So one day, they decided to hold a competition to determine the winner. The rules were simple—whoever produce the most wood in a day wins. So the next day morning, both of them took up their positions in the forest and started chopping away…

Emotional Intelligence

There is a continuous debate and discussion going on since last many decades as to what is more important, significant, and meaningful. EQ or IQ. A random search on google with the keyword “EQ Vs IQ” renders around 2,97,00,000 results, in less than a minute. An interesting thing about these “versus “searches on the net is that you will find people supporting, defending their part…

Compassionate Listening

Many years ago, my erstwhile company NIIT instituted a nationwide survey, to find out what is the main dissatisfier in its students across the nation. The research company interviewed students spread across the nation in all the centers of NIIT, the question pertained to student satisfaction and their grievance and grievance handling by various NIIT centers. The research company submitted its findings. To share the…

Private Vs Public Victory

Famous author Stephen R. Covey in his trendsetting bestseller book “Seven Habits of Highly Effective People” talks about a concept of public victory and private victory. The private victory requires one to be competent in three habits viz., 1. Being Proactive, 2. Being able to begin with the end in mind and 3. Putting First things First, and public victory requires competence in the other…