Keeping up with Unlock 1.0!

Feeling anxious post the lockdown? It’s very normal and very tough. These are upsetting times. Expressing your emotions in a healthy way is important, breathing and meditating and seeking help will go a long way.  During this storm, it helps to have straightforward pointers to do the next right thing. …

Bicycle Age: Keep the virus at bay

Heralding the Dawn of the Bicycle Age! We are in a whirlwind of change right now and things are all over the place. As the winds settle and we take stock of what we really need and love, one thing will be clear: There is no getting around the fact …

Growth Mindset: A must for Indian start-ups

In the last couple of decades, with the popularity of Stanford professor Carol Dweck’s book Mindset, a lot has been written about the concept of growth mindset in parenting and educational circles. It is now largely accepted that you must not compliment children for fixed traits, rather reinforce that qualities are …

Balance Fun And Ambition : Do What You Love

Is it a good idea to postpone fun? What if work was fun? There’s a famous “marshmallow” experiment on little children to show the benefits of the ability to delay gratification. Basically, toddlers were offered one marshmallow immediately, or two if they were willing to wait a bit. The researchers …

Protect Yourself in an Economic Slowdown!

Worried about the economic slowdown? Cutting purchases, tightening your belt?  Here’s the thing.  Bad luck doesn’t check the economy before hitting. Accidents, diseases, theft – none of them check the strength of the rupee before happening to you (in fact, a stressed economy may make it more likely that you …

How to be a ‘Good Indian Tourist’

A couple of much-discussed incidents recently have brought open the perception of Indian tourists. There is a fear that in many countries, the tourist industry views us as boorish – stealing and stocking up on freebies, being loud and pushy.  As with all stereotypes, this isn’t true of course of …

We Heart Hero Cycles

Celebrating a year-long partnership with #HeroCycles! Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.” – Henry Ford. It’s been a year since Hero Cycles dealers all around the country started offering their customers a product that would change their world for the better. Insurance. No …

How To Avoid Bag Theft

There is bag theft, There has always been bag theft, and There will always be bag theft. Remember: thieves want easy pickings. Don’t be easy pickings. Make it tough for them to steal your bag, and they’ll leave you alone.  Until we reach new-age crazy-sci-fi mind-reading theft-predicting technologies, here are …