Young entrepreneur with a purpose

With his excellent ventures in promoting local farmers and fresh produce, Sanjay Dasari, Co-Founder at WayCool Foods, is taking the business by storm at a young age. Team Culturama catches up with the entrepreneur about his successful business with SunnyBee and other future plans   What are the three qualities …

123… The Happiest Man

Varsha Ramachandran shares about Virtual Bharat’s latest video that is taking YouTube by storm with the story of Swami Sivananda, a 123-year-old man   Virtual Bharat’s recent in a 1,000-film journey of the untold stories of India takes us to Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. The film tells the story of Swami …

LEARNING AND EMBRACING INDIA

Being a regular visitor, Sharon Sivalenka from the United States, President of the Overseas Women of Chennai Club, believes that her journey here over the years has been evolving and she has learnt to adapt to the challenges and embrace the uniqueness of India   What was your first point …

TEACHING LEADERS WHAT TO STOP

Do you begin every sentence with a no, but or however? Marshall Goldsmith explains how to avoid a hostile conversation   An easy habit for people who like to win to fall into, and a sure-fire shortcut to killing conversations, is to start a sentence with ‘no,’ ‘but’ or ‘however.’ …

TWO PATHS TO ENLIGHTMENT

Eknath Easwaran explains two ways to lead a life that is spirituality fulfilling and gives you the freedom you deserve   One morning the paper brought me an interesting surprise. Facing each other on opposite pages were perfect illustrations of the two paths a human being can take in life: …

Framing ‘Bharat’ for the world

Team Culturama catches up with the incredible film-maker and influencer Bharat Bala on ‘Virtual Bharat’, his visual extravaganza in the social media platform, and his experiences while creating this one-of-a-kind destination to learn everything unique about India How did you come up with the concept of Virtual Bharat? From the …

The Power-packed Trio

Sonia Hays caught up with the remarkable business leaders Schauna, Alisha and Nadia Chauhan, CEO, Director, and Joint MD, respectively, of Parle Argo for a friendly chat on family, work and being in positions of influence The Chauhan sisters – Schauna, Alisha and Nadia – have been well-known for their …

Madiba’s Indian connection

Lovingly called as Madiba, Nobel laureate Nelson Mandela is one of the more significant leaders to shape the world. It is International Nelson Mandela Day on July 18 and Team Culturama takes a look at his special relationship with India • Nelson Mandela met with the Indian cricket team during …

Stay home, Stay Fit

Fitness Guru Jen Thomas shares tips on how to create a ‘home gym’ How often have you heard some enthusiastic trainer say, ‘no gym – no problem’ and all you can do is groan? We now work, eat and socialise exclusively at home. Everyone talks about the ‘new normal,’ but …

STRENGTH IN THE STORM

It is important to have a steady and peaceful mind when you are dealing with turbulent times. Eknath Easwaran shares the power of the mantram My first encounter with an ocean storm came on my way to the United States on the Fulbright exchange program. I sailed from Bombay on …