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| 27 November, 2020, 08:42 AM IST | E-Paper

    Glynda Alves

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    This consul general works around his colleagues’ scheduleNourish Organics founder wants to travel to the mountains and feel the breezeMobiKwik co-founder shares 2021 vacation plans, hopes to visit Brazil again with her husbandThis CEO feels breaking the chain of command increases productivity
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    Power Gummies founder switches off phone daily for an hour to spend time with familyGood Earth CEO Simran Lal rediscovered book collection during lockdown; wants to meet her siblings once it's safe to travelSynechron CEO used lockdown to focus on health; says physical fitness incomplete without diet controlHow bosses put the ‘I’ in immunity: A good night's sleep, regular exercise
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    FITTR founder uses his phone and laptop only between 10 am and 6 pmLockdown diaries: ACG MD  looks forward to watching an NBA game on courtAlex McEwan was excited to return to office in India after 6 months in the UK; is looking forward to his first order of Chole BhatureBharti AXA Life Insurance CEO wants to bond with son on a boys' trip to interiors of South India
    Trial by fire: Randstad India CEO's first job at a Chrysler factory taught him resilienceThe Beauty Co boss believes disregard for dressing well can creep in during WFHDesigner Monisha Jaising can’t wait to go for a run without a maskCovid blues: Not being able to meet friends made 69% Indians lonelier, 50% felt social distancing weakened relationships
    IFM Global head wears a classic timepiece to work as smartwatch becomes too distractingGo green: Desk plants add a touch of serenity to Cantabil Retail India CFO's WFH routineThis founder thinks flying during Covid is mentally taxing, wears her face shield throughout the flightMaaté founder Priyanka Chaudhary says husband Suresh Raina a great sounding board for ideas
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    StepSetGo boss, an avid gamer, can't wait to get his hands on the new PS5Hot stone massages, Maldives & antique markets are on Gayatri Ruia's to-do list post-CovidIndia MD of Lenovo Data Center Group sticks to business casual outfits even while WFHHold on to your emotions: Men are not expressive in their friendships, says new survey
    Designer Suneet Verma dresses for comfort, believes clothes can elevate the moodTourism Australia's India boss took over daughter’s study desk for a functional WFH set-upSoccer star Cristiano Ronaldo tops 'Most Dangerous Celebrity' list, Tabu & Taapsee Pannu followFinding wanderlust close to home: Average distance Indians travelled down by 56% since last year
    Switching to wireless helped Fast&Up CEO multitask betterNourish Mantra CEO's WFH view went from the greenery of her India home to NYC skylineRestaurateurs eager to get back to biz, breathe a sigh of relief as dine-in services resumePokerStars India ambassador wants to bring more women to the male-dominated industry, calls it a game of skill
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    Milk Mantra co-founder used the lockdown to spend ‘quantity’ time with childrenHighway healing: Motorcycle riders are happier and have less stress than most car owners, finds a studyLockdown style check: Coffeeza CEO misses his Ralph Lauren sports coat, bought a few Fred Perry polos for his wardrobe2020 reboot: This founder wants to travel to the mountains and feel the breeze
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    Up & Away: Domestic travel picking up, sustainable holidays order of the day64% kids don't appreciate online classes; B'luru, Mumbai parents skeptical about sending children to school, even if it is declared safeThis CEO believes infrastructure plays an important role in making WFH effectiveCan foodpreneurs be friends? It’s all about collaboration, not competition in Covid times for these bigwigs
    Debunking matchmaking myths: Women prefer compatibility over compromise, says new surveyVandana Luthra's WFH diaries include surviving long Zoom calls, working at a 'stand-up' deskFood for thought: McAfee India MD discovered YouTube cooking channels during lockdownGautam Singhania follows strict protocols at home, meets only 2 people in non-AC spaces
    Painting, board games help Olx India's business head bond with his familyWFH pros & cons: Clover Infotech VP happy about saving commute time but craves face-to-face interactionDesigner Falguni Peacock swaps Tees for dresses when she misses going out, recommends shirts as Zoom attireThis tech boss has clocked more screen time than usual during WFH
    How a bicycle desk helps this CEO stay active through the dayGoogle shows just what India is looking for when it comes to the pandemicWhat’s in a name? Sweden's Lund University releases statementWFH is here to stay. HealthifyMe CEO got an office chair delivered
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    Survey shows Microsoft India as country's most-attractive employer, Samsung and Amazon followWhat your next eating-out experience will look likeCovid-19 lockdown led to 65% growth in sexual wellness market; Mumbai saw highest sales, followed by B'luru, DelhiOn L&T boss's bookshelf: Biographies of Steve Jobs & Bill Gates, Alfred Sloan's 'My Years with General Motors'
    Sneak peek into Ashok Hinduja’s 70th birthday bash: Cancelled work meetings and a Zoom party with familyAnanya Birla says she’s become more independent during lockdown, lists 3 things in gratitude bookExperts say oversharing pictures of your child online can affect them psychologically, lead to misuseThis CEO runs a tight ship working from home
    Historic Michael Jordan sneakers to go under the hammer at online auctionVista Rooms co-founder has set up a constant virtual office during the lockdownWill corporate canteens survive the pandemic? Elior India boss says they will return, but pre-packaged food in demandTaking the stairs and daily prayers have kept L&T CEO going in the lockdown
    Etihad Airways to resume wider network of flights after UAE travel restrictions were easedHow US-based scientist Gaurav Agrawal’s sunset picture broke the Internet & phonesFashion in the time of Covid: Branded masks to help you make a style statementRemote working got this CEO to know his team better
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