Day: September 25, 2020

Here’s what you should avoid when communicating with the media as part of a PR campaign.

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Most entrepreneurs recognize the power of publicity and what it can do for their brand. Even one well-placed story could generate an immense amount of traffic for your business. 

Although hiring a PR agency is typically the best way to see results, entrepreneurs who don’t have the budget to engage an agency often reach out to media directly. If that’s the route you want to take, you need to do so with caution. Approaching media the wrong way can do more harm than good. Here are five things you should never say to a journalist when

There was much consternation among business leaders about the changing demands placed on them before the global coronavirus pandemic. Some of the concern was generationally driven. Some was rooted in the gig economy and the growing demand for alternative work arrangements. And some of it was about the need and expectation for constant upskilling. Then came COVID-19, like an earthquake on top of already significant tectonic shifts, turning even staid nine-to-five office dwellers into a hyper-nimble, dispersed workforce of the future.

Leaders who expect things to get back to “normal” are ignoring the lessons of evolutionary history. Our current circumstances demand that businesses, and their leadership, adapt or die — but how? The answer to this question also lies in humanity’s deep past.

Generational differences within the workforce get a lot of attention. Yet the most significant changes leaders must deal with actually arise from the transition to project-oriented work


A decision has been taken that onion export shipments which were handed over to the customs before imposition of the export ban on the vegetable could be released for sending to various countries, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Thursday.


MEA Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said the ministry is aware that many countries in the neighbourhood import large quantities of onion from India and “we are in close consultation with other stakeholders” in the government.



“I understand, a decision has been taken that shipments which have already been handed over to customs before the imposition of this export ban could be released for export,” Srivastava said in response to a question on whether Nepal has made a request to India with regard to the export ban on


“In this regard, some movement has already happened to some


The BSE posted its biggest single-day fall in four months after investor sentiment turned sour on the Federal Reserve’s dire assessment of the US economy and rising Covid-19 infections forcing many countries to re-enforce restrictions.


The plunged 1,115 points, or 3 per cent, to end at 36,554, its lowest close since July 10 and the biggest drop since May 18.



The Nifty fell 326 points, or 3 per cent, to end the session at 10,805.


US Federal Reserve Vice-Chair Richard Clarida said on Wednesday the US economy remained in a “deep hole” of joblessness and weak demand and called for more stimulus measures from policymakers.


Experts said the comments dashed hopes of a swift economic recovery. Also, many feared with the US election around the corner, the administration would not be able to provide a