From the Editor's Desk One of the common regrets for many busy executives is that work demands and career opportunities peak exactly when their kids are growing up and need their attention. The traditional concept of work-life balance advises separating work and personal time completely, but is often impossible to achieve. A more modern and practical school of thought advises work-life integration, which implies becoming comfortable with the fact that you will need to answer some emails and calls while attending to your personal needs. Setting some boundaries is important though, so you are not constantly wallowing in multi-tasking anxiety. Some ideas here from the co-founder of WeWork.
My father is my hero: Charlie Sheen "He is my hero. He is smart, compassionate and patient enough to know that at some point I'd find my way back," says former Two-and-a-half Men star, Charlie Sheen, about his father.
India becoming world leader: Telecom minister Union minister for communication and Information Technology, Ravi Shankar Prasad, attended a Vikas Parv event at Michael John auditorium on Friday and said India is set to become a world leader. "The country has achieved an annual growth of 7.6% amid global slowdown under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership," said Prasad.
Indian women turning to female only transport to stay safe, reduce unplesant episodes Madhu Kushwah is calmly negotiating her way through Delhi’s chaotic traffic, ignoring the relentless honking of horns and apparently unfazed by the cars and auto rickshaws that keep veering dangerously across the road in front of her. Ms Kushwah seems to be one of the few drivers to have read, and heeded, the street signs urging motorists to “Follow Lane Discipline.”
Buy 1 get 1 free deals to come under GST Shifting the onus on the buyer to check whether the seller has paid goods and service tax (GST) is being considered as one of the most onerous provisions in the draft Model GST Law. The draft also contains restrictions on items for which input tax credit can be availed.
Training unit opens in KU Chairman of the Union government's special task force on skill development, L Vijaykumar called upon youths to take advantage of the Make in India programme and learn necessary skills to be job-ready.
5 Trends That Are Radically Reshaping Shopper Marketing : Report Malls are lumbering, claustrophobic dinosaurs, while anchor stores like Macy's and Kohl's are shuttering hundreds of locations. Fresh Direct and Peapod make it easier and quicker to stock a cupboard than wading through the jam-packed neighborhood Kroger, and Amazon and eBay and Overstock sell, well, everything. Who needs retail anymore?
Dunkin’ Donuts, NASA and Google India : creative ideas of the week Advertising. Brands. Apple. New Media Between bookmarked sites, Twitter and RSS feeds which showcase advertising, I come across many new creative ideas every week. As with advertising in real life, only a handful are memorable. Here are my picks for the week ending 17th June, 2016: Dunkin’ Donuts, Cisco, and more.