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: …

Festivities in the air

Festivals have been bringing people together for centuries. They bring in positive values and a certain zest that helps build a better and blissful society. Festivals in India have always had a certain flair and spirit that make it all the more exciting and fun. Divya Ramesh takes a look …

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 …

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 …

HOME AWAY FROM HOME

With the COVID-19 restrictions and lockdowns, expats in India are finding it difficult to navigate these testing times, but nonetheless they are staying positive. Team Culturama spoke to a few expats about their experience India is home to several expats who have made this country their home. Through initiatives including …

Education moves beyond classrooms

Madhura Visweswaran, Co-Founder of the Redwood Montessori School Llp, and the Redwood Foundation shares insights into the changing educational landscape Of late, due to the situation we find ourselves in, online education has come to the forefront and is, in some instances, also replacing the classroom experience. I recently read …