• MOTIVATION
    How To Motivate And Inspire Your Team To Achieve Better Results

    Motivation and inspiration are two leadership responsibilities that, all too often, don’t get the attention they deserve. The hiring process, and finding the right talent, is a big part of the puzzle. But motivating a team or a workforce is an ongoing challenge and a vital priority for anybody who wants to be a world-class […]

  • LIFE
    Mentorship in Business and in Life

    I am extremely fortunate to have encountered many people who provided me with guidance in my personal and business lives. These mentors loom large in my memory. In order to be a mentor, one must commit their time, empathy, encouragement, and trust. I was a teenager when I met my first mentor. I had no […]

  • QUOTES
    8 quotes on love and life by Vladimir Nabokov

    01/8 “Loneliness as a situation can be corrected, but as a state of mind it is an incurable illness” Russian-born American poet, Vladimir Nabokov was a fiction writer, critic, and butterfly expert. Best known for his literary masterpieces like ‘Lolita’, ‘Pale Fire’ and ‘Pnin’, Nabokov was one of the biggest authors of his time. Nabokov was […]

  • SUCCESS
    Understanding the true ties between health and success

    There’s a right way and a wrong way to do everything — and you’re probably doing it wrong. All the activities of life — big and small, monumental and trivial, from waking to sleeping, bathing to eating, dressing to undressing, working to playing — raise us up or cast us down, depending on how we […]

  • STARTUPS
    [Weekly funding roundup] Startups raise over $200M, Nykaa and Blackbuck become soonicorns with valuations shy of $1B

    In the first week of April, startups raised $210.23 million across 23 deals. Of this, $79.37 million was swept up by B2B logistics startup Blackbuck, making it a ‘soonicorn’ with a valuation close to $850 million -$900 million. Online beauty platform Nykaa too attained ‘soonicorn’ status by raising Rs 100 crore ($14 million) from Singapore-based TPG Growth IV SF, at […]

  • The week in radio and podcasts: Conviction

    Manuel Gomez, left, with client Pedro Hernandez and his mother Jessica outside court. Photograph: New York Daily News Archive/NY Daily News via Getty Images Manuel Gomez is a hero for our times. You know, the rogue US private investigator, working around the law to find the truth and free the innocent? That Philip Marlowe/Mike Hammer/Jim […]

  • LIFE
    Dublin doctor giving voice to the realities of life and death

    The Secret Doctor is a blog launched by the British Medical Association in 2016 in order to shine a light on the realities of working in the profession. The purpose was not to spy on practitioners or blow whistles but to get a conversation going about things that matter to those at the coalface. Charged […]