I am 36 years old. When my brother was diagnosed with cancer in 2009, I had taken a three-year break. He passed away in late 2012 and I came back to academics in 2013. People of my age are already well- established, and here we are, with no clue about what turn our life will take next. … [Read more...] about Forced return home and job hunt: An Indian student worries about the future after new US visa rule
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Some of the entrance exam coaching centres in India have already proved that online coaching can be a hit. In fact, many online teachers from Kota, the hub of engineering entrance exam coaching, are stars in their own right – with their unique formulas to crack exams. … [Read more...] about Online teaching is hot skill now, but what does it take to get there?
West, who has said he has bipolar disorder, announced his candidacy for the November 3 election in a brief tweet at the weekend, but he has yet to file any of the necessary paperwork to get on the ballot. … [Read more...] about Wakanda, the Birthday Party and Kanye West’s presidential hopes
Admitting you “don’t know” can make you feel out of control, but a little discomfort is worth your team trusting your leadership. As one of my coaching clients, Cameron Yarbrough, CEO of Torch, eloquently said to me, “If you over index on instilling confidence, and gloss over the bad news, it will come at the expense of trust.” One of the biggest mistakes leaders will make in the next phase of the pandemic is not admitting “I don’t know.” They’ll also need to share what information they do know more transparently. … [Read more...] about How COVID-19 made Kim Scott rethink one key aspect of Radical Candor
Comparisons to the romanticized cultural memory of charismatic leadership in the civil rights movement devalues the hard work of today’s activists—as well as those who worked hard outside of the limelight in the earlier movement. Social change—then and now—derives from a critical mass of local work throughout the nation. Those who cannot find leaders in this movement are not looking hard enough. … [Read more...] about Why the current protest movement has (and needs) many different leaders