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Diversity triggers innovation. When women bring in their perspective, new solutions are born. In this issue, we focus on women who are innovating to redefine technology and society.
Kala Venkatesh, MD, Accenture talks about challenges of managing talent in the digital age. Her insights on the must-have skills at various levels can be invaluable for building your career.
Managing disruption through innovation
The ability of businesses to proactively and constantly devise ways to capture management courses is today a specialization.
How to awaken your creativity?
Creative people think differently. While it is true that many of us think along similar lines, there are ways in which one can trigger the creativity within us. Yes, you can learn to be more creative.
Dr. Priyanka, a young scientist at the Institute of Nano Science and Technology is developing a plastic biochip-based electrochemical immunosensor costing INR 5, bringing costs down to rock bottom.
Investors seek excitement in investing
Increasingly, people are looking at investing for excitement. Inventive or innovative products can help fill gaps in the market leading to more mature markets. But don’t forget the fine print while investing.
Off with his head!
Until recently, a head transplant was only a concept, but given the fusion of technology and medical fields, this innovative feat may be possible. The surgery is complicated, costly and full of risks.
After working a tan and eating great seafood, tourists to Andaman and Nicobar Islands get hooked to exploring underwater life, says Pooja Kabra, an independent fitness expert and stay-at-home-mother who recently visited the archipelago for an exciting holiday with her family. She also talks about how the islands give you a slice of Indian history.
Afternoon Girl is a personal memoir of the author and her mentor, the "Dirty Old Man of Indian Journalism," Khushwant Singh. For those of us who enjoyed Khushwant Singh’s personality, this book helps revive his memories. For aspiring writers, this book provides a glimpse of the publishing world and the challenges one can expect to encounter.
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