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
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COVID-19 has made online learning the mainstream overnight. From schools to colleges to tutorials, teachers are adapting to the new normal -- some by choice, some because of the lack of choice. As a result, online teaching has become one of the most important skills to acquire during the pandemic. … [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
When I was CEO of a software startup in the early 2000s, I let everyone know exactly how much money the company had and when we would run out. It’s difficult for people to do their jobs if they don’t know what’s going on. It’s also okay to admit that you don’t have all the answers. However, when you do have information (good or bad) that affects your team, commit to delivering it as soon as possible in a way that’s kind and clear. … [Read more...] about How COVID-19 made Kim Scott rethink one key aspect of Radical Candor
I had been pursuing this research since 2016. I don’t even know what will happen. If I leave, what happens to my pending research? Everything cannot be done from India. If everything went as per plan, I would have received a doctoral degree by September 2021, and would have started working in a healthcare research firm. … [Read more...] about Forced return home and job hunt: An Indian student worries about the future after new US visa rule