Category: talent

Protest as a strategic lever

Protest is a strategic lever which leaders ignore at their peril. And it is here to stay. 
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Serena Williams and the business of role models

There are no straightforward role models for a trailblazer.
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Indian startups must face up to sexual harassment

The Indian startup ecosystem needs to address the harassment issue as a matter of urgency now. Because time's up.
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"I failed. Now what?"

This article is the twenty-first, and the penultimate, in the Startup Series on FirstPost’s Tech2 section and first appeared on August the 21st, 2017. “I …
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Founder Conflict: the troublesome star in the team

This article is the eighteenth in the Startup Series on FirstPost’s Tech2 section and first appeared on June the 19th, 2017. Both business and sport …
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Work and isolation

On the same day that I saw a journalist in London seeking to speak with people about workplace isolation, a friend in California noted that she …
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Of untenable CEOs

The positions of two CEOs are being discussed this week as untenable. One of them is the British Prime Minister Theresa May, fresh from …
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Cosmetic counter sales staff: a counter view

A dear friend of mine recently spoke of how, while making an impulse purchase for a lipstick at an airport, she ended up having …
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Attracting talent

This article is the sixteenth in the Startup Series on FirstPost’s Tech2 section and first appeared on May the 25th, 2017. Apart from having …
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Early employees and the art of equity distribution

This article is the fifteenth in the Startup Series on FirstPost’s Tech2 section and first appeared on May the 10th, 2017. As a professional …
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