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June 1: Learn to negotiate... with kids, get the sequencing right for digital education, prepare yourself for post-lockdown
In the lockdown, business is literally closed. And much ground is already lost to Bangladesh and Vietnam. It will take a mindset shift at many levels for the sector to reclaim lost ground
Finding the right path when all is murky is a special challenge today. Deep listening and deep conversations can throw some light. This facilitated conversation does just that
The pandemic is leading to fundamental shifts in behaviours. What does that mean for platform businesses? Are there opportunities for incumbents to reimagine business models? And how can country-level platforms help countries gain an advantage in the global arena?
The lockdown is taking its toll. What will it take workers in the informal sectors and small businesses to survive?
Manish Sabharwal has been watching what’s going on in the economy, in the society, and in the government from multiple vantage points. He talks about the possible scenarios and how business—and indeed the country—will need to sequence and calibrate their response
Local systems solutions, investments in healthcare and public institutions, cross-pollination of ideas—a panel moderated by Arun Maira discusses how to extract the economy out of the morass it is in
Work From Home
Everyone is working from home. No one knows how long this will last. This is unprecedented. It can be fundamentally transformational as well
Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, a few important experiments are going on at an unprecedented scale