A Note Before the Holidays

By Janhavi Hunnur, Staff Writer Along with fun, holidays tend to be a period of contemplation and new beginnings. It becomes a time to reopen our checklists and measure our progress. Some lessons are hard and take time to learn. If we experience an event repeating itself, it’s simply because we haven’t yet learned our […]

Navigating Negotiations

By Janhavi Hunnur, Staff Writer Negotiations have a history of getting the better of us. Few people get excited about them while an even great number get nervous and avoid them like plague. Listening is vital to the whole process. Since a lot of negotiations happen in the eleventh hour there is a full-fledged set […]

Can Hard Work Make You Happy?

By Janhavi Hunnur, Staff Writer While growing up I was always inundated with advice like ‘patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success,’ ‘an ant on the move does more than a dozing ox’ or ‘it seems the harder I work the more luck I have.’ With this ideology I got into a mode […]

The Bleeding Dance Forms of Asia

By Janhavi Hunnur, Staff Writer With Eastern Regional Night having already passed by, the images and sounds of Bollywood-style dance are still playing in our minds. Dance has been evolving along with the human race throughout history and is comprised of interesting events that have shaped its evolution all across the world. Asia’s cultural and […]

Bad Work Habits: Killers of Productivity

By Janhavi Hunnur, Staff Writer “Many people look forward to the new year for a new start to an old habit” After I got promoted to Project Manager I was super excited about the role and couldn’t go to bed thinking of all the innovative changes and ideas I would be bringing to the table. […]

Bits on Blockchain Technology

By Janhavi Hunnur, Staff Writer Widely known as the technology behind Bitcoin, a digital currency, blockchain technology carries a wealth of potential to revolutionize the way we live and conduct business. Using cryptography, blockchain provides a decentralized database, or a ‘digital ledger’, of transactions that all transacting parties can see. The network is a series […]

Networking: Moving Beyond the Usual Suspects

By Janhavi Hunnur, Staff Writer When the Hungarian writer Frigyes Karinthy proposed the ‘Six Degrees of Separation’ in 1929– the theory that any one on the planet can be connected with another through a chain of intermediaries of not more than 5, little did he know that the theory would be one of the reasons why […]