Michelle Sherine

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Proud to be ‘educated’?

Indians have brains. This news has spread by now. I read about an Indian girl in a school in U.S. who complained that her American peers expected her …

Education in India – Part 2, How to improve it

“I read your article on education in India”, a friend told me, “but there should be a follow up. It should be discussed in public and reach the …

Decolonising India’s education

A national newspaper carried an article in July 2014 that bemoaned (rightly so) the disparity in education between the haves and the have-nots, …

Language Learning

11 things we learned about social enterprise in international development

As donor governments cut aid budgets, here’s what the experts say about the role of social enterprise in filling the gap<p>Read the live chat in full<p><b>1. The scale of social enterprises varies globally</b><br>Bangladesh has the powerhouses of Brac and Grameen. “It’s the home of microfinance and Brac’s social …

This One Simple Thing Can Make Your Life Much Better

Many people have written to me saying they love all the research on bettering themselves but need that first step on how to shoehorn it in to their …

Creative Writing

Why Creating A Meaningful Morning Routine Will Make You More Successful

For the majority of my child and adult life, I never considered myself a "morning person." I was a night owl. During my architecture school career I worked late through the night and slept in the mornings. When I started working at an Architecture firm, I conformed to getting up at 7 a.m... but I …

Copywriting 101: The Ins & Outs of Great Copy

If you were to tell someone that you were a copywriter, you’d most likely get a response like, “Oh, so you write stuff?” That is, unless you’re in …

Marketing

Top 25 Social Media Active Companies in India

Indian companies have a very positive feeling about the power of social media channels and that is why, they are appointing specialised social media …

India

How Marketing Technologists are Intersecting All Areas of Business

Marketing technology is changing entire marketing departments, but the action is also happening at other business intersections.<p>Somewhere between IT and marketing, there's magic. That's why <b>"Marketing Technologists"</b> are some of the most in-demand professionals of the moment--and they're equally …

Marketing

7 Daily Mantras To Boost Your Productivity

Being more productive means first learning what and how to manage on a daily basis.<p>There is no lack of conversation about what drives productivity. Do we drink more coffee? Should we take multiple short breaks? Do we need to have longer lunch breaks?<p>I think productivity comes from a combination of …

Memory: Why cramming for tests often fails

You may think you know your own mind, but when it comes to memory, research suggests that you don't. If we’re trying to learn something, many of us study in ways that prevent the memories sticking. Fortunately, the same research also reveals how we can supercharge our learning.<p>We’ve all had to face …

The Brain

The power of believing that you can improve

Carol Dweck researches “growth mindset” — the idea that we can grow our brain's capacity to learn and to solve problems. In this talk, she describes …

8 Content Marketing Infographics Every Marketer Must Bookmark

Long posts are very helpful and there are things that cannot be said in a checklist, image, or an infographic. However, an infographic can be very …

Infographics

Indian sexual freedom grows, despite 'moral policing'

Many believe a victory for Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalists could add momentum to a conservative social backlash<p>The crisp lawns, water fountain and new walking path of Lohia Park attract people of all ages. Middle-aged women wearing tracksuit trousers paired with traditional Indian tops walk the …

Is India still a developing country?

As elections begin in the world's largest democracy, experts specialising in areas from the economy and women's rights to youth, disability and urban development offer their thoughts<p>As the world's largest democracy prepares to go to the polls, we've invited five people from India, the US and the UK …

India launches biometric data project to make every citizen count in official eyes

Cloud-based database will aid access to government services and bypass corruption in civil service for 1.3 billion citizens<p>Could a semi-Orwellian programme to collect biometric data for 1.3 billion Indians become a key tool to pull people out of poverty and integrate them into the global economy? …

The Internet of Things Could Make Marketing "Magical"

At the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Samsung chief executive (CEO) Boo-Keun Yoon announced plans to invest millions to create …

What I’m Reading: “Trust Agent” Mario Sundar

<i>As LinkedIn’s second PR hire, Mario Sundar’s official title was Senior Social Media Manager. But to Sundar, that didn’t accurately describe his main</i> …

Mike McCue

Modi’s Idea of India

As India Aims to Clean Up, an Example Glides Underground

Narendra Modi: A Leader Who Is What He Wears

Make in India! But Can India Make It?

<i>Editor’s note: To our great delight, the Modi government seems to be hearing our message about the very troubled Indian visa system. See “India</i> …

The God of Small Things: Modi's Divine Mission

In India, everyone has a chance of becoming a god.<p>Cricketers, Bollywood stars, politicians, even the friendly neighborhood do-gooder are not just adulated but often revered as deities.<p>In southern Tamil Nadu, the Chief Minister Jayalalithaa's supporters call themselves her "devotees" and worship …

India

Making 'Make in India' Work

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.<p>If you believe that you may have received this message in …

PM Modi threatens to quit if RSS leaders dont behave: Reports

Under attack from the Congress and other Opposition parties for the alleged forced conversions and contentious statements by leaders from RSS-the …

Truth vs Hype: The Myth of Conversions

<b>Gorakhpur:</b> On the terrace of a Gorakhpur hotel on a chilly morning, Sunil Singh, president of the Hindu Yuva Vahini described his programme, …