Interview with Christina Ranjan – Art Teacher

Article By  Shruti M -Presales Consultant, Team AVTAR

Who inspired you to pursue art?

Right from my childhood I was interested to do everything related to drawing, painting and crafts. My parents channeled my interest to passion by providing me with a home tutor to learn different visual arts in a structured manner. Read More » “Interview with Christina Ranjan – Art Teacher”


Fit your Fitness

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Article By Lakshmi Vijaykumar, Senior Research Consultant -AVTAR Group

Fitness is the new buzzword. You turn around and you will find eight out of ten people talking about all sort of diets – keto, low carb, green – et al to name just a few. While many of these that are typically weight loss programs will help in losing that extra flab, lack of a good disciplined exercise routine can pull your fitness levels down to unimaginable levels. Read More » “Fit your Fitness”


What We Can Learn From Butterflies ?

Article By  Shruti M – Presales Consultant, Team AVTAR

A friend once told me “I’m frightened of butterflies!” And I wondered how can someone (not just anyone, a scientist!) be scared of a delicate, light-weight, pretty insect which causes no harm? That’s when I realized, deep down inside, all of us have our fears which we don’t like admitting in front of others. Read More » “What We Can Learn From Butterflies ?”


A Fulfilling Vacation or a Working Holiday!!!

Article By Lakshmi Vijaykumar, Senior Research Consultant – AVTAR Group

For most of us working mothers a vacation or a holiday turns out nightmarish when travelling with kids and elders from the family. If you are in an “inclusive” family then it’s your prerogative that you extend the holiday invitation to your in laws/parents (that get seldom declined), for after all they have been the caregivers of your younger ones while you were at work. Come on, they need a break too..!!! Read More » “A Fulfilling Vacation or a Working Holiday!!!”


13 Important Social Skills For You!

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Article By  Shruti M- Presales Consultant, Team AVTAR

Which habits make you likeable? What attracts you to another person? Develop essential social skills that will enhance your personality to build new relationships and sustain them. Read More » “13 Important Social Skills For You!”


Dealing With Social Butterflies

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Article by Lakshmi Vijaykumar, Senior Research Consultant – AVTAR Group

An important aspect of parenting these days is to be a part of those  innumerable birthday parties throughout the year. And these parties have this uncanny sense of falling on your lap over a weekend evening putting off to all your other plans of lounging at home with a book or in front of the TV. Read More » “Dealing With Social Butterflies”


Face-off with Facebook

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Article By Lakshmi Vijaykumar, Senior Research Consultant – AVTAR Group

Social media networks such as Facebook, twitter, whatsapp have become the gateway to information for most of us. And if you are a stay at home mum (SAHM), you are more likely to be hooked on to one of the digital social media network to feel stay connected and networked with the outside world.  The very pervasive network is largely addictive in nature forcing us to be online in one of these networks almost 24/7. Read More » “Face-off with Facebook”


4 Reasons Why You Should Read

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Article By Rashmi TR, Senior Manager – Brand Communications, AVTAR Group

Reading is an investment we make into ourselves. It not only keeps us informed but also gives us an exposure to different kinds of thinking. As individuals, there are certain limitations to the kind of circumstances that we are exposed to. Read More » “4 Reasons Why You Should Read”


Five Ways To Build and Maintain Trust in a Team

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Article By  Smita Venkataraman, Vice President – HR and Corporate Communications, AGS Health

“Talent wins games. But teamwork and intelligence win championships.” – Michael Jordan

Throughout my two-decade career, I have been a firm believer in the power of what great teams can accomplish together. And therefore how a leader brings together a winning team that is fueled by mutual trust is definitely the real litmus test of her/his leadership. Read More » “Five Ways To Build and Maintain Trust in a Team”


Making A Comeback

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Article By Lakshmi Vijaykumar, Senior Research Consultant – AVTAR Group

Yes, it is true. Life does begin at 40. This is the phase when the so called mid-life crisis (I hate this term that is being (ab)used as if it is a medical condition like that of a typhoid or a jaundice) sets in. Read More » “Making A Comeback”