Career

India should look abroad for best career guidance practices

Incorporating the established “Western” best practices in the career counseling domain in India is propitious. Varied measures are and have been taken that pave the way for self-discovery by the candidates through career counseling. The case in India, however, is different – given the magnanimity of the demographic dividend, the current state of counselor-trainer strength […]

Marketing

Your Data-Driven Marketing Is Harmful. I Should Know: I Ran Marketing at Google and Instagram

I didn’t know it at the time, but I was about to join my very last “performance calibration session.” This was late in 2018, when I was a managing director at Instagram, and these sessions had been a common part of my life — just like they are at many big companies. They’re a time for senior managers to discuss the […]

Education

Should Gifted and Talented Education Be Eliminated?

Have you ever attended a school or program where students were grouped by ability levels? If yes, was this beneficial to your learning and education? Last month, an educational task force created by Mayor Bill de Blasio to find ways to desegregate New York City’s school system released a proposal calling for the elimination of […]