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Apartments Are Much Smarter Than You May Think

Technology changes how things are built. Single family homes used to have the monopoly on smart home products.

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Insights from the Stanford Sports Innovation Conference

Recently, I had the privilege to attend the Stanford Sports Innovation conference. As an ex-competitive Call of Duty Player and lover of sports, this was the perfect place for me to spend a day. I consider myself fortunate to attend as many conferences as I do, therefore, I always want to share some of my key learnings.

10 days

How To Switch Careers At Any Age

This week, I celebrate an anniversary of the launch of my second career. A Facebook memory from March 1, 2012 caught my attention earlier in the week. On that day six years ago, I parted ways with a company where I no longer wished to be employed.

11 days

Finding Purpose in an Increasingly Purpose-Driven World

Letting go of an unsatisfying career was a critical part of creating a life without regrets. Finding a purpose was another. Self-help gurus often harp on making your passion your profession. But I have realized along the way: Passion is often overrated. Passion blinds your vision and clouds your judgment. Purpose, on the other hand, drives you to stay relevant and respond faster to rapid changes.

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Dear Recruiters - Stop Asking These Silly Interview Questions!

I find interviews as a great opportunity to learn a lot about myself. With recruiters asking endless questions about your strengths, weaknesses, passions, or skills required for the role etc, it becomes vital for you to dive deep into your personality and be ready to answer any questions that may come under your way to prove your mettle.

12 days

Why I Refuse to be the Office Mom

I refuse to be the office Den Mother. True, I’m perfectly suited for the position: middle-aged, middle manager, generally forgiving, with a deep understanding of my business (corporate communications). Also true: I’m a mother in real life. But of all the roles I’ve played in my career — and after several decades in management consulting, there’ve been several — Den Mother would be the absolute worst.

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Differentiated Teaching Method for Children

The Delhi government has introduced a differentiated teaching method two years ago - something we at Teach For India have already been trying since forever.