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| 26 October, 2020, 07:27 AM IST | E-Paper

    Glynda Alves

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    Go green: Desk plants add a touch of serenity to Cantabil Retail India CFO's WFH routineThis founder thinks flying during Covid is mentally taxing, wears her face shield throughout the flightMaaté founder Priyanka Chaudhary says husband Suresh Raina a great sounding board for ideasThese business leaders are an inspiration all year around, will continue donating even after Festival of Giving
    Don't discuss Covid, avoid emotional distancing: Neerja Birla says a structured life will improve mental healthInvesting in a chair helped improve Magneto CleanTech founder's productivityKitchen tales: Archit Gupta's sourdough wasn’t as big a success as ClearTax co-founders; Yash Dongre turned serious about baking in lockdownHot stone massages, Maldives & antique markets are on Gayatri Ruia's to-do list post-Covid
    StepSetGo boss, an avid gamer, can't wait to get his hands on the new PS5India MD of Lenovo Data Center Group sticks to business casual outfits even while WFHHold on to your emotions: Men are not expressive in their friendships, says new surveyDesigner Suneet Verma dresses for comfort, believes clothes can elevate the mood
    Tourism Australia's India boss took over daughter’s study desk for a functional WFH set-upSoccer star Cristiano Ronaldo tops 'Most Dangerous Celebrity' list, Tabu & Taapsee Pannu followFinding wanderlust close to home: Average distance Indians travelled down by 56% since last yearSwitching to wireless helped Fast&Up CEO multitask better
    Nourish Mantra CEO's WFH view went from the greenery of her India home to NYC skylineRestaurateurs eager to get back to biz, breathe a sigh of relief as dine-in services resumePokerStars India ambassador wants to bring more women to the male-dominated industry, calls it a game of skillSurvey says 90% Indians aware, but only 44% wearing a mask; discomfort key reason for non-compliance
    PayPal India MD says pandemic made us more tolerant of WFH issues; keeps his work schedule flexible at homeDelhi High Court vacates injunction on publication and sale of Asaram Bapu book 'Gunning for the Godman'American Express survey reveals most small businesses in India optimistic about recoveryMilk Mantra co-founder used the lockdown to spend ‘quantity’ time with children
    Highway healing: Motorcycle riders are happier and have less stress than most car owners, finds a studyLockdown style check: Coffeeza CEO misses his Ralph Lauren sports coat, bought a few Fred Perry polos for his wardrobe2020 reboot: This founder wants to travel to the mountains and feel the breezeRebooting 101: How this founder rolled up his sleeves and got down to work
    ARTHISTORY+ founder talks inferiority complex in art, wants people to appreciate their own culturePages from Ratan Tata's personal diary: Evening yoga sessions, playing fair is keyiPhone 11 Pro, Airpods & Alexa help Soteria CEO stay up-to-date during WFHUp & Away: Domestic travel picking up, sustainable holidays order of the day
    64% kids don't appreciate online classes; B'luru, Mumbai parents skeptical about sending children to school, even if it is declared safeThis CEO believes infrastructure plays an important role in making WFH effectiveCan foodpreneurs be friends? It’s all about collaboration, not competition in Covid times for these bigwigsDebunking matchmaking myths: Women prefer compatibility over compromise, says new survey
    Vandana Luthra's WFH diaries include surviving long Zoom calls, working at a 'stand-up' deskFood for thought: McAfee India MD discovered YouTube cooking channels during lockdownGautam Singhania follows strict protocols at home, meets only 2 people in non-AC spacesPainting, board games help Olx India's business head bond with his family
    WFH pros & cons: Clover Infotech VP happy about saving commute time but craves face-to-face interactionDesigner Falguni Peacock swaps Tees for dresses when she misses going out, recommends shirts as Zoom attireThis tech boss has clocked more screen time than usual during WFHHow a bicycle desk helps this CEO stay active through the day
    Google shows just what India is looking for when it comes to the pandemicWhat’s in a name? Sweden's Lund University releases statementWFH is here to stay. HealthifyMe CEO got an office chair deliveredThis online auction celebrates MF Husain’s contribution to modern Indian art
    No complaints, says Gautam Singhania about the ‘amazing’ lockdown!Majority Indians now purchase items based on social responsibility, inclusiveness and environmental impactLockdown gave Simba CEO opportunity to focus on fitness, rekindle reading habitSurvey shows Microsoft India as country's most-attractive employer, Samsung and Amazon follow
    What your next eating-out experience will look likeCovid-19 lockdown led to 65% growth in sexual wellness market; Mumbai saw highest sales, followed by B'luru, DelhiOn L&T boss's bookshelf: Biographies of Steve Jobs & Bill Gates, Alfred Sloan's 'My Years with General Motors'Sneak peek into Ashok Hinduja’s 70th birthday bash: Cancelled work meetings and a Zoom party with family
    Ananya Birla says she’s become more independent during lockdown, lists 3 things in gratitude bookExperts say oversharing pictures of your child online can affect them psychologically, lead to misuseThis CEO runs a tight ship working from homeHistoric Michael Jordan sneakers to go under the hammer at online auction
    Vista Rooms co-founder has set up a constant virtual office during the lockdownWill corporate canteens survive the pandemic? Elior India boss says they will return, but pre-packaged food in demandTaking the stairs and daily prayers have kept L&T CEO going in the lockdownEtihad Airways to resume wider network of flights after UAE travel restrictions were eased
    How US-based scientist Gaurav Agrawal’s sunset picture broke the Internet & phonesFashion in the time of Covid: Branded masks to help you make a style statementRemote working got this CEO to know his team betterA glass a day may keep the doctor away: Stock up on booze to ward off dementia
    Tightrope walker Freddy Nock sets three new Guinness Book world records atop glacierThis founder keeps a wine fridge in his home office, stays productive despite distractions in WFH modeJoyville Shapoorji Housing MD mastered the art of household chores amidst his busy work routineThis boss doesn’t mind ‘happy disturbances’ in WFH mode
    Cross-country surveys find Indians would go for sustainable travel, contactless entertainment after lockdown is liftedGodrej Appliances business head plans a virtual musical evening once a month with friendsNBA and NBPA advance talks on social justice efforts, say goal of season restart in Orlando will be to combat racismIt’s wine o’clock: Christie’s announces 3 live auctions
    An online scam led chef Vikas Khanna to unwittingly launch a food drive during India's lockdownByju’s co-founder has turned her bedroom into a work studio during WFHFavre-Leuba tech engineer's WFH set-up creates envy, there's music equipment & a garden viewLockdown like summer vacation for Rohan Shrestha; photographer uses time to ideate concepts for future shoots
    Locked-down people discover a new love for running, plan to stick to it post-Covid54% people still want to go on vacation in 2020; South Africa tops post-Covid holiday listWashing his car during lockdown was a learning experience for this CEO, helped him learn the value of all jobsMakeMyTrip and Meru join hands to provide journey to air travellers
    Tech, fairy garden keep Dr Swati Piramal productive during lockdownBaby on board: Asus India boss likes to work with his 8-month-old by his sideCoping & thriving in a crisis: Pramod Bhasin not perturbed by chores, recommends immersing oneself in projectsMedikaBazaar CEO feels maintaining mind & body crucial for work-life balance
    Paolo Marai feels luxury brands will stay relevant to customers, experiences & storytelling to be main focusThis fintech boss loved working from the bedroom, but had to shift his office outRohan Shrestha's fan boy moment: His surreal meeting with 5-time NBA champion Ron HarperWFH Diaries: Angel Broking CEO wants to celebrate with team for their hard work post-lockdown
    India Inc goes back to work with safety measures, strict 'no AC’ rule & plenty of social distancingBig Boy Toyz founder's WFH mode: Family time, good habits, mental healthVitamin C-rich fruits, hibiscus tea, beetroot & more: Summer food that can control high BPJLL India CEO reliving his 2001 work-from-home experience, says he’s better equipped this time
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