Art & Culture Konversation with Hindi Teacher Geetanjali Dhar

Konversation with Hindi Teacher Geetanjali Dhar

Konversation with Hindi Teacher Geetanjali Dhar This week’s Konversation is with Global Small Business (GSB) partner Geetanjali Dhar, founder of Hindi language school Sanskriti Global, based in Hong Kong and Singapore. Geetanjali was AmCham Women of Influence’s 2019 Entrepreneur of the Year and is transforming Hindi language learning. Anyone looking to learn Hindi in a …

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Global Small Business (GSB) Partnership Program Konversation with Ayurveda Health Coach Sumita Vasudeva

Konversation with Ayurveda Health Coach Sumita Vasudeva

Konversation with Ayurveda Health Coach Sumita Vasudeva This week’s Konversation is an interview with GSB partner Sumita Vasudeva, founder of Omni Wellness. Sumita is an Ayurveda health coach. For our readers who are not familiar with Ayurveda, it is an ancient Indian body of wisdom that views health and wellbeing as holistic. It emphasizes prevention …

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College College Students MUST Network

College Students MUST Network

College Students MUST Network Last week, Konversai’s CEO & Founder Sushma Sharma spoke at an orientation for Master’s students in statistics at Columbia University on networking and time management. In this week’s post, you’ll find Sushma’s nuggets of wisdom on networking for students. (Stay tuned for a future post discussing her useful time management tips.) …

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Global Small Business (GSB) Partnership Program Konversation with Editor Extraordinaire Pavita Singh

Konversation with Editor Extraordinaire Pavita Singh

Konversai recently launched its Global Small Business (GSB) Partnership Program, where small businesses are joining our platform to connect with our exponentially growing user base (all potential clients), easily manage payment and scheduling, and access a variety of services for their personal and professional needs. Over the next few weeks, our Konversations series will be …

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Art & Culture 2019 Top-10 Book Review: Guest Post by Ajit Singh

2019 Top-10 Book Review: Guest Post by Ajit Singh

2019 Top-10 Book Review: Guest Post by Ajit Singh Every year, Konversai advisory board member and passionate bibliophile Ajit Singh writes a review of his top-10 books of the year. Genres featured in this book list include fiction, memoir, philosophy, management/economics, history/politics, science, and mathematics. If you’re looking for some good reads, this guest blog …

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Art & Culture Christmas Traditions Around the World

Christmas Traditions Around the World

Christmas Traditions Around the World Christmas is an integral part of the holiday season. Albeit celebrated chiefly to celebrate God coming into the world to atone for humanity’s sins, its manner of celebration differs from culture to culture. In the United States, the “Christmas season” kicks off after Thanksgiving; Black Friday becomes the avenue of …

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College Our Children’s Safety Should Not Be So Hard

Our Children’s Safety Should Not Be So Hard

Our Children’s Safety Should Not Be So Hard Guest Post by Anusha Shrivastava, PhD Konverser Anusha Shrivastava shares her perspective on children’s safety in light of the recent tragedy at Barnard College.   My Twitter feed was flashing alerts about a tornado approaching my son’s college campus. I texted him. No response.  I called. Radio …

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Konversai Konversation with Flamenco Dancer Maya de Silva Chafe

Konversation with Flamenco Dancer Maya de Silva Chafe

Konversation with Flamenco Dancer Maya de Silva Chafe For this week’s Konversation, we interviewed flamenco dancer Maya de Silva Chafe from New York, NY. Maya has been practicing the elegant art of flamenco for 40 years, and she has been teaching it for over 30, both in person and on Konversai. She has directed and …

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New Perspective How Travelers Can Balance Work & Play: Guest Post by Toby Israel

How Travelers Can Balance Work & Play: Guest Post by Toby Israel

How Travelers Can Balance Work & Play Guest Post by Toby Israel This week we have a guest post from Konverser Toby Israel. Toby is the Storyteller in Chief at NuMundo—an organization that connects people with eco-friendly, sustainable travel experiences. Keep reading for Toby’s perspective on work-life balance and for a special offer from NuMundo …

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Business Can a Four-Day Workweek Work in the US?

Can a Four-Day Workweek Work in the US?

Can a Four-Day Workweek Work in the US? Recently, Microsoft Japan conducted a trial to improve work-life balance by giving employees Friday off with pay and found productivity increased by about 40%.  Ninety-two percent of employees were pleased with this result, which doesn’t come as a surprise in a culture that has a word for …

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