From the Editor's Desk In this list (and quick summaries) of various books, are some insights that could pivot your thinking about work and life. Here's my favourite part: If true wealth consists in worriless sleeping, clear conscience, reciprocal gratitude, absence of envy, good appetite, muscle strength, physical energy, frequent laughs, no meals alone, no gym class, some physical labor (or hobby), good bowel movements, no meeting rooms, and periodic surprises, then it is largely subtractive (elimination of iatrogenics). Removal is better than addition: Cure illness by finding the cause, not by adding medication. Cure unhappiness by finding the source, not by adding indulgence.
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Hopes for handloom At the National Handloom Day celebration in Chennai on August 7, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, among other things, said, “A weaver weaves a sari just as a mother brings up her daughter.”With initiativ
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What are the challenges ahead of startups in India? Copycat ideas, poor strategy and a lack of ailing startup ecosystem. Experts tell scalability have contributed to the country's us how to stem the rot and stop their inexorable march to the graveyard of ideas.
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Secrets to making it big when franchising with a family member It can be difficult enough to get a franchise up and running on your own, or with other operational and investing partners, but it can be downright arduous if family members are involved in the deal. But that's the route some franchisees take and when done properly this management model can provide years of personal and professional harmony. But there are some secrets to making it work. Go in unprepared and you could break up a business and a family.
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