• MOTIVATION
    Motivation Is Not Really Required to Succeed

    Motivation influences our needs, desires and actions. It exists on a spectrum from zero interest to an off-the-charts drive to take action. And it often comes naturally. After all, no one needs an extra nudge to flee a burning building. In lower-stakes scenarios, though, procrastination can take over. Should you initiate that tough conversation or hope things blow […]

  • STARTUPS
    Competition brings in new energy that is required for banking sector

    (From left) Tamal Bandyopadhyay, consulting editor, Mint, and adviser to Bandhan Bank; Dinesh Kumar Khara, managing director, State Bank of India; Julian van Kan, managing director, head of banks and intermediaries, Asia Pacific region, BNP Paribas; and Bharat Padmanabhan, managing director, regional head, Asean and South Asia, Standard Chartered Bank. Photo: Mint Singapore: Competition in […]