Harvard EdCast: Mindset and Motivation

      Over the course of her career, Stanford psychologist Carol Dweck has been fascinated by how some children accept their failures and others feel defeated by them. It became clear to her and her research partners that the difference was in the mindset. If a child understood that they had the capacity to learn and do better […]

    ‘Scummy’ storm no motivation for Irish, insists Schmidt

    Only Eddie Jones’ England stand between Ireland and a Grand Slam Ireland coach Joe Schmidt has insisted England boss Eddie Jones’ controversial filmed comments will not alter his side’s approach this week. Tensions around Saturday’s Grand Slam decider in Twickenham have been raised considerably by the emergence of a video where England boss Eddie Jones referred […]

    Bitcoin startups in Asia take aim at remittances market

    “We started in 2014, when bitcoin crashed from $1,000 to $200-$300 and luckily our business model didn’t rely on speculation,” said SCI co-founder Miguel Cuneta. HONG KONG/SEOUL: Bitcoin, battered by warnings about volatility and bubble-like appreciation, may have found a way to play a niche role in a big market: overseas money transfers. Used as […]

    What’s In Manchester For The Indian Startups?

    Currently, home to over “2,000 foreign companies” and over “10K startups” from across the world, Manchester that has witnessed the glory of industrial revolution during the 16th and 17th centuries, is still one of the key-enablers of digital ecosystem in the world. Historian and Author Peter Hall in his book, The First Industrial City: Manchester 1760–1830 had stated, “Manchester was without […]

    Niti Aayog launches a entrepreneurship platform for women

    On the occasion of International Women’s Day, Niti Aayog has launched a platform for women to build their enterprises. The Women Entrepreneurship Platform (WEP) aims to build an ecosystem where women do not face any gender-related issues. Anna Roy, head of WEP, told ET, “The platform aspires to substantially increase the number of women entrepreneurs who will […]

  • Women Weigh In On Challenges They Face As Entrepreneurs And Leaders

    It may be 2018, but there’s no denying that women are still fighting an uphill battle in the workplace. From starting businesses with half the capital afforded to men to running a company while operating on a toddler’s sleep schedule, women face stacked odds as they strive to get the respect they deserve. In many cases, women still aren’t getting paid the […]

    How These 5 Traits Set Women Up For Entrepreneurial Success

    BOSTON, MA – DECEMBER 08: Spanx founder Sara Blakely speaks onstage during the Massachusetts Conference for Women at Boston Convention & Exhibition Center on December 8, 2016 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Marla Aufmuth/Getty Images for Massachusetts Conference for Women) Women entrepreneurs are disrupting industries everywhere, from fashion to technology to finance. No matter what […]

  • Branded Podcasts Are The Ads People Actually Want To Listen To

    Brands aren’t just blanketing podcasts with discount codes—they’re taking over entire podcast series in the hopes of turning avid listeners into buyers. [Photo: Rawpixel] BY MELISSA LOCKER6 MINUTE READ Podcasts are becoming big business not only for creators, but for advertisers. Podcast advertising is on track to hit more than $220 million in 2017, up 85% from 2016. And now […]