I loved this film called The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind because that little boy had to make his father believe in his ability to help his family. Chiwetel Ejiofor is a brilliant actor and he directs this wonderful film that helps us understand the power of community, what working together can achieve. Malawi was going through a horrendous drought and famine when this young lad was thrown out of school. He uses his brain and creates magic with the help of a book and lots of ingenuity. This film is about hope too. And, today more than ever, we need to have faith and hope. … [Read more...] about Freedom weekend | Movies that celebrate independence: Gunjan Saxena, Barry and others
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A fund manager’s full-time job is to manage other people’s money. But have you wondered who manages their funds? How much of their knowledge and acumen do fund managers put to use when it comes to their own financial planning process? Are their goals similar to ours? On this Independence Day, Moneycontrol asked two fund managers what financial freedom means to them. Here’s what they had to say. … [Read more...] about What does financial freedom mean to two of India’s famous money managers?
You are lucky if you have partners from the get-go. It is challenging to motivate employees in a startup in comparison to doing so in a corporate environment. For one thing, with a small team, the work is often massive, and the rewards are less defined. Thus, it becomes imperative to come up with your own creative ways to motivate the team, and get the business going. … [Read more...] about The challenge of leaving a cushy job and sacrificing financial freedom to start up
While Ipsa is a scientist by training, she calls herself an artist in spirit. “Both the fields try to inquire, question, and find solutions. Both require patience, trial and error and random accidents to happen. But the process of a scientific experiment is more stringent and scrutinised. Artistic process, on the other hand, is fluid and reserves some space for personal bias and interpretation.” … [Read more...] about A scientific temper, an artistic temperament: Two women out to educate India
Married for four years, Sangya Sharma, 33, and Bhuvan Khanna, 34, both work in IT companies in Manhattan where the lockdown began in March. Bhuvan narrates, “For the first few days, there was a lot of panic buying and getting enough supplies of essential items. Getting good masks was a challenge. Once we had enough stashed away to last us a couple of months, it was just about hunkering down and waiting for the curve to flatten. One solace was that we were in a city that has enough resources.” … [Read more...] about Five couples on how their relationship fared during lockdown