A Social Stock Exchange is a new concept in India. This article and linked podcast tries to explain what a Social Stock Exchange is, who is it for and how does it operate. This is the edited transcript of a discussion on Mentza, the live audio learning app
Brand v/s Business v/s Marketing
The age-old conversation. Brand v/s Business. "Do I grow one, do I grow both? Why do I need a good brand, I should focus on my business? My business has a great brand. My brand value ensures business. What will my business gain from the brand? What will my brand gain in terms of business?... Continue Reading →
5 Simple Steps to Balance Your Day and Get Your Life Back
Have you ever met someone who says, ‘I want to be unhealthy’? I highly doubt it. Everybody is seeking a well balanced life, but the question is how to make that happen. It doesn’t have to be as elusive as some make it out to be. Well-being is all about balancing your body, mind and... Continue Reading →
Want your Career to Soar in 2023? These 5 Building Blocks are Vital!
‘Some'll win, some will loseSome are born to sing the bluesWhoa, the movie never endsIt goes on and on and on and on’ 'Don't Stop Believin' from The Journey 2022 has ended. We bid goodbye to it with a ferocity combined with relief. And as we turn into 2023, we also know that nothing has... Continue Reading →
Monitoring Progress for Goal Achievement
There is one difference you often notice between people who achieve their goals and those who don't. People who succeed, consistently monitor their progress and make course corrections. But even with progress monitoring, many fail to achieve their goals. What more can we do to improve our chances of success? This was the question that... Continue Reading →
How to Grab Attention From Your Audience?
'Curiosity grabs attention. Curiosity also killed the cat.' We are told to make a powerful opening at a presentation or a 1 - 1 conversation. 'Grab their attention!' is the commonest advice. It's also the reason most of us don't get started beyond the first presentation slide until the last minute. Countless books don't get... Continue Reading →
Getting Started with Self-Improvement in 2023
December is the month when it kicks in hard. As our minds wander into the next year, it is also the time when we reflect, introspect, reminisce, and also try to forget somethings of the past year. And then hope to make the next one much better! This intense desire for Self-Improvement peaks during the... Continue Reading →
Learning.. the fun way
If I say "just play a game and it will help improve your English speaking skills", what would you say? English learning group on Mentza recently conducted an event just like that. An event where members tried to find English language equivalents to idioms like 'Jahan chah vaha rah'. They scratched their heads trying to... Continue Reading →
Business Storytelling for Cracking Job Interviews
This is not a fad. Neither is this title a red herring to grab your attention. Job interviews are make or break situations. Hence, the common advice all of us have received is 'Hey, do not try anything new. Do not experiment. Just stick to the tried and tested. And do not make up stories!’... Continue Reading →
Does your accent really matter?
Everyday English can be scary especially if you're spreading your wings and beginning to learn a new language. Now if you've heard a quick comment or two on your accent, congratulate yourself; you're courageous & bilingual, probably multilingual. Accent is tricky. It's acquired and depends on so many factors like your native language & your... Continue Reading →