Why the Liberal Arts Will Rule the Digital World

The terms ‘fuzzy’ and ‘techie’ are used to respectively describe those students of the humanities and social sciences, and those students of the engineering or hard sciences at Stanford University. Having met with thousands of companies, Scott Hartley through his book, The Fuzzy and the Techie wants to share with India that no matter what…

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Writing Memories of Fire – Author Speaks!

Memories of Fire by Ashok Chopra is the story of five school friends who meet after 54 years and look back at their very different lives. The book chronicles post Partition Punjab and the all-pervasive sense of neighbourliness that seems to have vanished—or has it?   Let’s read a few words from the author as…

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The Fuzzy and the Techie: Why the Liberal Arts Will Rule the Digital World, An Excerpt

Scott Hartley is a venture capitalist and startup advisor who has served as a Presidential Innovation Fellow at the White House, a partner at Mohr Davidow Ventures, and a venture partner at Metamorphic Ventures. In his book, The Fuzzy and the Techie reveals the counterintuitive reality of business today: it’s actually the fuzzies – not…

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The Lord and Master of Gujarat – An Excerpt

The Lord and Master of Gujarat is set four years after The Glory of Patan, and unfolds at dizzying speed, abounding in conspiracies, heroism and romance. In the book, the kingdom of Patan is under attack from the army of Avanti. People have fled their villages to seek refuge in the city. Amidst the mounting panic, the arrival…

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6 Exercises That Will Help You Give Birth Naturally

In light of the many complications that arise following a Caesarean-section delivery-such as infections, excessive blood loss, internal scarring –women are increasingly  reverting to natural births. Antenatal exercises help in regaining your confidence to deliver naturally according to your own potential. Here are a few antenatal exercises recommended by Dr. Mahima Bakshi in her latest book,…

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Talent Wins: The New Playbook for Putting People First – An Excerpt

Turning conventional views on their heads, talent and leadership experts Ram Charan, Dominic Barton and Dennis Carey provide leaders with a new and different playbook for acquiring, managing and deploying talent–for today’s agile, digital, analytical, technologically driven strategic environment and for creating the HR function that business needs. Filled with examples of forward-thinking companies that…

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Get To Know Sehmat Khan- The Unsung Heroine of War

When a young Kashmiri girl, Sehmat, gets to know her dying father’s last wish, she can do little but surrender to his passion and patriotism. This marks the beginning of her transformation from an ordinary girl into a deadly spy. She’s then married off to the son of a well-connected Pakistani general and her mission is…

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5 Reasons Why You Must Read Jo Nesbo’s Macbeth

“He’s the best cop they’ve got. He’s also an ex-drug addict with a troubled past.” Jo Nesbo is one of the world’s leading crime writers. His new book, Macbeth is inspired by Shakespeare’s original, which Nesbo sees as ‘a thriller about the struggle for power, set both in a gloomy, stormy, noir-like setting and in…

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