Meet ‘thrillionaire’ billionaire Divyank Turakhia, founder of Media Talk, who shows how to bow out in style and quit while one’s ahead. He shot to fame after he sold his bootstrapped company for $900 million in 2016. This week, Divyank Turakhia, founder of Media.net, stepped down as the company’s CEO. Whether it his passion for aerobatic flying, or his business smarts, the man knows what he wants and does what is needed to get it.
Actor and former model Priyamani has displayed her talent for acting in different regional language films – Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, as well as in Bollywood. And her hard work has paid off – she is the recipient of a National Film Award and three Filmfare awards. In an exclusive interview with YS Weekender, this Bengaluru actor takes us on a tour of her work, her thoughts on the #metoo movement, and the new app she has launched to interact with her fans.
Have you ever wanted to quit your boring job and chase your dream career? Take inspiration from Dubai-based Vanitaa Bhatia, founder of mobile boutique DIVAlicious, who was a private banker for six years before deciding to pursue her passion. Since she had a flair for fashion, she decided to take fashion brands to different cities and create a platform to showcase them via exposure in media, exhibitions and fashion shows. We pick the entrepreneur’s brains with our Proust questionnaire.
Why are you happy when you see a cat video? Or frustrated when you read another piece of news on misogyny in the society? Making the basis for our psychological tendencies, ‘mental models’ determine why we choose one behaviour over another and why we are inherently biased. Mental models can be understood as our brain’s environment, which presents a way of perceiving and reacting to the world. Read on to know more.
In the fifth edition of Buddha in Business, our columnists examine the fourth building block of business model – strategy and find out how it can enhance your business. And how it allows you to elevate your brand above all others in a cluttered market. Over the last three weeks, we also addressed three other building blocks of a business model – product, customer, value.
How do you stay on trend for the festive season? Narendra Kumar, Creative Director at Amazon Fashion, India, talks about the latest trends in the world of fashion this year. Popular designer for Bollywood films and personalities alike, Narendra Kumar speaks to YS Weekender about the festive trends of the season and his new collections and his spin on the increasingly popular trend of athleisure.
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