Lately, I've been glued to the television screen, due to different circumstances. My favorite genre? News, just like the scores of Indian men and many women wanting a slice of the 'current'. Controversies, policies, decisions, international affairs, sports and entertainment, the news is all-encompassing. The newsroom debates on Indian Television have become sharper, more direct and testing. Surely, not everyone enjoys the format and content of newsroom debates these days. However, this kind of a format is here to stay. Why do I say so? Because the data says so. BARC (Broadcast Audience Research Council India) data suggests that audience is consuming news in this new genre.
The below-mentioned illustration (TRP ratings of prominent English news channels from 9th Dec 2017 to 15th Dec 2017) justifies the point presented earlier. Week 50: Saturday, 9th December 2017 to Friday, 15th December 2017 Across GenresAssameseBanglaBhojpuriEng NewsEnglish Business NewsEnglish Entertai…
This book gives you a summary of the struggles
of small town entrepreneurs who have made it big. It is a nice, simple
and straight read that you will enjoy. Rashmi stands out as an author
who has written exemplary books in the entrepreneurship genre. You
will 'live' the challenges, the stumble blocks, the speed breakers and
the glory of the 20 entrepreneurs whose entrepreneurial journey has been
described in great detail in this work. It is a must read for all the
"wannabe" business-folk who want to start their ventures in small towns.
The best part of this book is that it doesn't contain technical details
and data that may boggle you down, at the same time it does not give
plain vanilla description of the success stories.
The author is able to strike a fine balance between detail and brevity
and presents the audience just as much as they can digest. Businessmen
from different regions, religions, linguistic and educational
backgrounds come togeth…
Several students come to me and
request me to help them improve their written communication skills and oral
communication skills. There is no shortcut that can make anyone a great
communicator instantly. Improving your communication requires dedicated efforts
and a great deal of persistence. However, there is a list of things that can be
done to improve written communication skills and oral communication skills. Improving Written Communication Skills:
1) Read more: One of the greatest learning tools to enhance your
writing skills is ‘reading’. Read more books and start by reading books with
easy language. Some authors who write ‘easy reads’ could be a good starting
point. Ex: Chetan Bhagat’s books may be good for people who are not used to
reading much. As you progress you can select books and authors according to
your area of interest. This can also help you enhance your writing skills.
2) Start writing a blog: Writing a blog can be an interesting exercise
and requires minimal effo…