A pro tip: Sometimes, gallerists and curators at higher-end galleries may sound snooty, particularly if you are new. Leading dealers also, seemingly, like to place their holdings with established collectors to protect the works’ pedigree, so even if you can afford a major painting, a gallery may not want to sell it to you. Move on to more welcoming galleries and there are several. The art world in India is small and soon, word-of-mouth of your seriousness as a collector or investor is likely to get around even amongst the snootiest of galleries. … [Read more...] about Buying art for dummies: Why you should buy, what you should buy and how you should build up your art portfolio to offer you both joy and great returns
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In the show, noted adventurer Bear Grylls refers to the actor, “known for his martial arts skills”, as a friend and a legend. As the episode proceeds we get an insight into several lesser known facts and aspects of the actor's life, who comes from an army background. Let us take you through some of the telling moments from the show: … [Read more...] about Into the Wild with Bear Grylls and Akshay Kumar: When the Khiladi was at his adventurous best
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LV: I think the other structure is financial. There’s been a lot of chatter about what’s called shareholder value, which is a philosophy that was developed in the ’80s. It becomes a financial incentive in a lot of ways, which is just to maximize the value for stockholders on a quarterly basis. That’s all about growth, right? It’s all about the rush for growth. This is something too that’s being questioned. The Business Roundtable of all places came out and said, “This is not sustainable. This doesn’t work for society.” I think that’s the kind of stuff that has to change. If you can take your foot off the gas a little bit and stop worrying about growth, growth, growth, growth, then you can have some more long-term thinking about what you need to do to sustain things environmentally as well as organizationally. You can also start to reward those people who are doing that sustaining work and not just focus on the bright shiny … [Read more...] about How Silicon Valley turned true innovation into an overhyped delusion