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Shocking: How Lifestyle Store Cheats Consumers

During the weekend I was at the lifestyle store to buy some apparels and footwear. The sale is on and we have always thought this to be a good time to buy stuff from the brand outlet. After having bought some shirts, a shoe and some other regular stuff, I punched out a bill amount of Rs. 5162 and walked out.   The story began from here. Upon walking out, I noticed that the store had overcharged me by Rs. 1 for something called lifetrust. I would not have bothered but an overcharge without asking made me suspicious. On going

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Beginning of the Grind and the Festive Season Combined

Brainstorming while experimenting different cocktails and dreams (yes, I still love Tom Cruise) at various venues was what our new family did for the next 3 months. We had a new excuse to go OUWT even more now – it was all to figure out exactly what kind of product we wanted to create. With a fair share of procrastination and some pretty fun ideas, we saw ourselves getting serious about new work quite naturally. (or so we thought !) Balancing our day jobs and drinking almost every night for work did become a bit of task after a bit

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AAP – The only Economically Right Wing Party of India

Much has been discussed regarding the ideology, or lack of it of the newest party on the block – AAP. Although AAP has been maintaining all the time that it has no ideology, many have been forcing the brand of communist, Marxist, leftist and what not on it. The propaganda to put AAP in the same league has been quite successful. And then people are amused that why so many private company employees support AAP! These supporters are called naive and novice, their intelligence is questioned as, a leftist party in power would cause all the private sector companies to close

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Ebb And Flow – With The Highs Come The Low

Phew! Finally back on the blog… I don’t understand why it happens in spurts but perhaps the innate writer in me is layered and covered in laziness and inertia a tad too soon. But am back with my latest musing. And it is not just slice of life but also something that I have watched and observed with others. As we go along our merry way in this river of life… we go thru many an ebb and flow. Those who manage to stay on and extend the high and swing back up quickly from the low are the ones who are

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5 Reasons Why Millennials Hop Jobs Soon

First the important questions, what is a Millennial or how do we define Millennial? Wikipedia defines it as the Generation Y which began after Generation X and those born between early 1980’s to 2000. Yeah, you got it right, the impatient kind. So why are they tagged Job hoppers and why don’t they stick like the previous generations. Five most important reasons are. They like challenges, one ceases to exist, they lose interest and they know the world has many so they move ahead. Sticking around unnecessarily in the digital world is boring for them. They know their true worth

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One Of The Biggest Challenges Of A Start-Up

As an entrepreneur, the biggest challenge that one faces, or is going to face is managing cash flow for his/her company. The true test of an entrepreneur comes when his company runs out of fuel. The true test of an entrepreneur is if he can manage to make pay roll on time, pay his vendors on time and still have some in the bank for future growth. This is something that I have seen very closely at It is a constant struggle. Every time we have to write a new cheque, it sends a shiver down the spine, because

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Role Of HR In Minimizing Workplace Negativity

The role of HR from the days of personnel function has gone a drastic change over the last few decades. From a support function to a business partner to a strategic partner, the role of HR has definitely evolved over the years. Some of the current and critical issues that today’s HR needs to grapple with are talent management and retention, employee engagement, diversity management, performance management, etc. Out of these, the HR department is proactively involved in the areas of employee engagement and corporate social responsibility in the recent times. Apart from this, there is another area that today’s

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The Dharma of Business

I was 9 at that time, very keen to start my own library. And so I did. I with two of my closest friend on the 1st Monday of May set up our very own library. Everyone was invited, all they needed to pay was an entrance fee of Rs 5/- if they didn’t rent a book, and Rs 2/- if they rented any book. As we started making money we got more and more creative. More money followed. The neighborhood guy Abhay, kept a close watch. Within a week, we were staring at his library, far fancy, and much

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Seven Wonders Of International Client Development – 2

In the first part of this article, we covered the first three most important tools that all international business development managers should possess in their kitty. In this second and last part, we will discuss the remaining four.  4: E-Mail: Email has no substitute. It is the best supportive communication process and always authentic to approach. One thing I feel about it is, it should always contain a signature or contact details. Generally people save that for future purposes. If you want to be an international business personality, learn to draft ‘short and sweet’ emails. 5: Push: Learn to push products or

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A-B-C Of Networking

You are almost a star on Facebook and you are a superstar among your friends. You post a photograph and count numbers of likes and comments. You may be happy and many of you have already mentioned networking as your skills and hobbies. Personally I have heard many people in Interviews that they like making friends and networking through Facebook. What’s the point! Who are they, you are making friends? Is they really worth in your professional life? As an engineer how much value a doctor or a lawyer friend help. Networking: Networking is a two way strategic process to

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