Priyanka Naik

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Workplace Sexism: What changes?

A few days back, I received a message on LinkedIn from a popular tech magazine editor:

“I invite you to join my network and have a mentor. I like to help young professionals. If you want to try publishing on tech topics, I’ll consider your work for our website.”

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How many leaders do you need anyway?

We live in a world where “innovators” and “disruptors” are glorified, but no company (or society) could perform if such individuals make up the bulk. In fact, for any system to function, a majority of its people need to simply FOLLOW rules.

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Aasaan Hai….

How many of you (like me) are ardent Sandeep Maheshwari fans?

I don’t think there is anyone who isn’t blown by the unsullied thoughts of the great orator! I personally try to uphold each and every advice of his.


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Splurge on the Present, not the Wrapper


Are you one of those people – who are adept at finding the perfect gift, but can never get the wrapping right? Are you a last minute bung it in a bag kind of person?

Well, don’t switch to the banal gift bag and tissue paper cop out just yet! I’d like to share some simple tips to make this most loathed activity a little easier.

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A Corny Story


Once upon a time, there lived a farmer in a nondescript village – who grew a superior quality, best in class corn. Almost every year, his famed corn would win a blue ribbon award in the state fair.

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Why so serious, son?

“If you really took yourself seriously enough,

you’d realize how important it is to enjoy life!!”

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The Fifty Second Week

I’ve always dreaded the fifty second week – that time of the year when working is contemptuously looked down upon! As a Type-A workaholic who thrives on relentless hustle, I’ve always found this extended celebratory week to be painfully agonizing.

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A New Start

Sometimes I still think of you,

Instances are rare, but still a few.

During travels and meets,

And in moments of solitude.

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Why “Should” Should not be Used

How often do you use the word “should”, in reference to yourself or other people? Being an extremely uptight person, I use it profusely. Like most others, I considered it to be an innocent word, and used it imprudently. But now, as I analyze and become more and more interested in how my internal dialogue affects the way I feel about myself, I’ve started to realize just how insidious the word can be. It inherently implies a diktat that cannot be possibly challenged or declined.

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Tried and Tested Ways to Grow Your Twitter Account Organically

Growing a new Twitter account is like getting a seed fund for your startup. When starting out with zilch followers, there isn’t much you can do. Your first 500 organic followers are the most critical followers you’ll ever get. And needless to say, they’re extremely hard to get – extremely hard!

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On being an Alpha Woman

When referring to personalities, we usually come across the terms alpha, beta and omega. This article is about the “Alpha” enigma. What is so special about being an alpha? What are their atypical characteristics? And how being one can help you succeed in life?

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Re-imagining the Airline and the Travel Industry with Blockchain

What do you expect when a bunch of innovators, early adopters and visionaries seek to disrupt their industries? A whole lot of Innovation, isn’t it? One such bunch of innovators at Bastonet are attempting to reimagine the airline and the travel industries –  through ingenious application of Blockchain technology.

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