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Leafy challenge

On May 19, 2017, Posted by , In Miscellaneous, With No Comments

Last month while getting veggies from the green grocer, came across a new kind of leafy vegetable. The vendor was a young boy who did not know what they were called or how they should be cooked. My adventurous spirit nudged me on and depending upon the power of internet…

Creating Me-Time

On May 15, 2017, Posted by , In Lessons4Me&U,Miscellaneous, With No Comments

How to make time for yourself and get some “Me Time”? Million-dollar question you may say.Today life is so hectic that if we think of taking out some “Me Time” we end up feeling guilty about not giving enough time to our duties. One thing which you should look to…

Enable Migration by Choice and Not Force

On May 5, 2017, Posted by , In Lessons4Me&U,Miscellaneous, With 1 Comment

Migration for work at the bottom of the economic pyramid is a pervasive reality in India. It happens largely for work in unorganised sector, including in domestic sector. Very often we can go out and earn our pay checks, and enjoy life because we have someone taking care of a…

Helper4U at Upaya Social Ventures New Accelerator Program With Successful Workshop

On May 3, 2017, Posted by , In Awards & Recognitions, With No Comments

Upaya Social Ventures today announced the successful completion of the first workshop of its inaugural acceleration program with the theme: “Formalizing the Informal Sector.” The eight participating companies were selected from a competitive pool of 60 applications by a committee of impact investing and social sector experts. They represent six…

Casting Couch & Bollywood

On April 27, 2017, Posted by , In Lessons4Me&U,Miscellaneous, With No Comments

Read an interview of Raveena Tandon about casting couch today. An excerpt from the same goes thus: Interviewer: Does the casting couch exist in Bollywood? Raveena: The so-called casting couch exists everywhere. I have been hearing about it in the airlines and in corporate offices too. Let us not blame…