Now if you work from home or have a lot of restrictions on what you do in the office, your day can feel like one long slog. To keep yourself alert and engaged, you’ll need to discover new kinds of breaks. This could look like using the Pomodoro method where you set a timer for 25 minutes of focused work and then give yourself 5 minutes of downtime. It could look like giving yourself a break after completing larger tasks such as reviewing a proposal or submitting your expenses. Or it could look like a break after you’re done with a meeting to help combat Zoom fatigue. … [Read more...] about How to intentionally build break times into your workday
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Over the last 30 years, the share of legal cigarettes to overall tobacco consumption has fallen from 21 percent in 1981-82 to 9 percent in 2017-18. Overall tobacco consumption in India has increased by 47 percent during the same period, indicating a shift towards consumption of illegal cigarettes, the TII report said. … [Read more...] about Illegal cigarettes in Indian market more than doubled in 15 years
Deepak Abott, Co-Founder, fintech startup, Indiagold: Macro environments in the country are favoring the risk takers as growing economy is opening up lot of new opportunities in every sector. A combination of a right founding team with a workable idea and a passion to solve an identified problem are the right ingredients for starting up. Having said, startups journey is full of challenges which test the founder’s faith almost everyday. The top challenges are raising the capital, building the right team, finding the product market fit, sustained growth and managing the regulations/compliances. … [Read more...] about MC ExpertEye: What is the single biggest challenge behind starting up in India today?
As a measure to tackle the issue of burning crop residue, CEEW’s Ganguly recommends increasing the availability of farm implements, raising farmers’ awareness on use of implements, promoting short-duration rice varieties and setting up mechanisms for collection of crop residue. She also suggests strengthening MSP operations to promote the agricultural market for crops other than rice and wheat. “The real solution to the stubble burning problem lies in shifting away from the rice-wheat cycle,” she adds. … [Read more...] about Pollution: Air quality plunges to ‘very poor’ level in 29 cities as winter sets in across North India
Largely there are 12 stocks which could be biggest beneficiaries if these recommendations get implemented properly in coming years, including Kotak Mahindra Bank, IndusInd Bank, Equitas Small Finance Bank, Ujjivan Small Finance Bank, Bajaj Finance, M&M Finance, Shriram Transport, L&T Finance Holdings, AU Small Finance Bank, Bandhan Bank and DCB Bank. … [Read more...] about Top 12 stocks to look at from banking & financial space after RBI panel recommendations