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FAMILY FAVOURITES

FAMILY FAVOURITES

The Muslim-influenced cuisine of Sindh features many a vegetarian comfort food.  Manoj Kataria, MD, Rama Watch Boutique, shares two heritage Sindhi recipes from his home. SAI BHAJI INGREDIENTS 1 Bunch Palak (Spinach) Chopped Fresh Fenugreek Leaves (Handful) – If unavailable, use 1tsp Kasuri Methi Tomatoes 2 Onions 2 (Medium) Chana […]

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BIG NIGHT: WHY EVERY BUSINESS FAMILY MUST WATCH IT

BIG NIGHT: WHY EVERY BUSINESS FAMILY MUST WATCH IT

Cast: Stanley Tucci, Tony Shalhoub, Isabella Rossellini Director: Campbell Scott, Stanley Tucci Award: Best Screenplay at the Sundance Film Festival (1996) PLOT: Old World idealism clashes with American pop culture in this bittersweet comedy. BIG NIGHT is the story of two brothers whose Italian restaurant is on the brink of […]

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KEY REASONS FAMILY BUSINESSES FAIL

KEY REASONS FAMILY BUSINESSES FAIL

Family business conflicts can often snowball into big issues, because emotions come into play. Here’s advice on how to avoid this WHY DO FAMILY run businesses that have run for years altogether, eventually fail? What triggers this failure? What exactly happens? Experts suggest that “Generation Gap” is the commonest culprit. […]

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5 Ways to Work  in Harmony

5 Ways to Work in Harmony

“Is it always to be a winners-losers world, or can we keep everyone in the game? Do we still have what it takes to find a better way?” – Robert Fulghum, Maybe, Maybe Not FOR A FAMILY-RUN business to last, it must achieve two things: it must generate strong revenue, […]

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MEDIATION – CONFLICT RESOLUTION THROUGH COLLABORATION

MEDIATION – CONFLICT RESOLUTION THROUGH COLLABORATION

Conflict is an inevitable by-product of human relationships. If managed properly it can provide an opportunity for growth, says Tara Ollapally — Tara Ollapally, Mediator & Coordinator, Centre for Advanced Mediation Practice A FAMILY business ran into much trouble when the father passed away. Despite a will, the sons could […]

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A SOUND BUSINESS – Sudhanshu Sharma

A SOUND BUSINESS – Sudhanshu Sharma

Sudhanshu Sharma traces his journey from engineer to entrepreneur WE ARE LIVING in a world of blaring horns and jarring loud speakers. The impact is devastating to human health. While most sources of modern noise are a necessary evil, managing sound has become a niche expertise. Sudhanshu Sharma, Manager of […]

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Emergence of FOB (Family owned business) in India

Emergence of FOB (Family owned business) in India

Dr. Y. C. Halan, is the former Resident Editor of The Financial Express and Editor of HT Investor and Business & Management Chronicle. — DR. Y. C. HALAN THREE THOUSAND and five hundred years ago, the Aryans are said to have passed through the Khyber Pass of Hindu Kush mountains […]

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Dealing with International cultures in Family Business

Dealing with International cultures in Family Business

IN TODAY’S TURBULENT times, family firms lead a tenuous existence. Few are able to survive beyond the first generation. The reasons for the demise of these firms include poor economic conditions, lack of capital and resources, and incompetent management. However, a study conducted on family firms indicated that the ability […]

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HOW I GREW A HEALTHY BUSINESS – PRASOON GUPTA

HOW I GREW A HEALTHY BUSINESS – PRASOON GUPTA

To err is human, but to learn from those mistakes is what makes a business successful. Here’s looking at a venture that’s doing just that! PRASOON GUPTA Co-founder, Sattviko I PASSED OUT of IIT Roorkee in 2009, and started my first venture in the final year itself. I filled out […]

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