Jio has not yet shown money-making ability in any of its new-age plays- ecommerce, offline-to-online retail, delivery and video conferencing, among others. It has racked up the users though. But global investors- Rs 2,00,000 crore worth of them are betting that this monetization will work and that Jio will be a revenue generating tech company, not a telecom company. … [Read more...] about Why are sworn rivals Facebook and Google coming together in India’s Jio?
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“Hi everyone. I know there's a lot going on around the world right now, and I hope you are all staying healthy and safe. I want to share an important update. Facebook is joining forces with a new partner in India – we're making a major financial investment, and we will become the largest minority shareholder in Jio Platforms. More than that, we're also committing to work together on some critical projects that we think will open up a lot of opportunities for commerce in India. … [Read more...] about RIL AGM 2020: Here’s the full text of Mukesh Ambani’s speech
Build in movement A lot of home office furniture on the market assumes that we work in a static position, sitting still in front of our computers for hours on end. But Pardo’s research has found that people tend to move a lot when they work. A decade ago, when he collaborated with the New Zealand-based firm Formway Design to create Knoll’s Generation office chair, he studied hours of people sitting at their desks working and he found that people are constantly twiddling their fingers, fiddling with things on their desk, and getting up. As children, we were taught that fidgeting is bad, but psychologists now believe that it could actually improve your productivity because it occupies parts of your brain that are inactive, averting boredom. “Men, in particular, leaned back in their chairs, stretching out their arms, every so often,” Pardo says. “Women tucked one leg under the other and leaned into their computer screens when they were trying to focus.” … [Read more...] about How to rethink your home office: 4 tips from a renowned furniture designer
It is extraordinary that an Indian enterprise has now managed to get two of the fiercest competitors in the technology arena worldwide — Facebook and Google — to set their differences aside to invest in it. Rarely, if ever, has such a thing happened anywhere, and speaks volumes about how Jio is now perceived by marquee brands internationally. … [Read more...] about RIL AGM | Jio shows the way in audacious entrepreneurship
Without these buffer periods, Greenberg explains, workers may struggle to find motivation and achieve work-life balance. “It’s easy to see how something as simple as a commute and location change could make a difference. In the office, we have all these things that set us up to do things properly, even if we don’t feel like it. When we’re away from the office and isolated, it can become a lot harder to ‘rev that engine.'” … [Read more...] about 5 reasons why you’re probably procrastinating more right now