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How This Woman, A Padma Shri Winner, Has Made India Proud

May 22, 2018 in Services

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From a Bharatanatyam classical dance academy to highest run scorer in woman one-day international cricket, this journey of Indian Women’s international cricket team captain Mithali Raj is a true inspirational story for young kids especially, for girls who dream to pursue their future in cricket. The criticism and struggle faced by Mithali Raj motivate many to overcome their social fear and make them to follow their dreams.

“There are few things in life you can achieve when you have to take decisions. I have taken a decision to pursue my career and struggled a lot, faced a lot of challenges. I don’t consider societal norms,” Raj says. Her tips that can lead a woman to success comprises of self-confidence, self-belief and being independent.

Early Life

At the age of 6, Mithali was sent to dance academy to learn Bharatanatyam; As she woke late in the morning, Mithali parents sent her to St. John’s coaching camp with her elder brother for training. From here, she changes her mind towards cricket. Former Hyderabad Ranji Player Jyothi Prasad was her first coach.

Career

Mithali was selected for Indian Women Cricket team at the age of 16. Mithali made her ODI debut against Ireland and scored excellent 114( not out ) and became the youngest female cricketer to score a ton. In 2002, Mithali scored 214 against England in test and held the record for the highest individual score by breaking Karen Roltan’s record of 209 runs. In 2004, at the age of 21, Mithali became the youngest woman cricketer to lead Indian women cricket team.

Achievements in professional life

Mithali Raj is the first Indian women cricket captain to lead the team to an ICC world cup final twice. Currently, she is the only female cricketer to get more than 6000 runs in One Day International cricket. She holds the record for most number of half-centuries(49) in ODI’s and most consecutive half centuries. Mithali was ranked No.1 women cricketer in 2013. She often referred as ‘Sachin Tendulkar of Women cricket team.’

Awards

Mithali Raj was awarded, the reputed Arjuna Award by Indian Government for her outstanding achievements in sports in the year 2003. She was also awarded with the Padma Shri, the fourth largest civilian award in India in 2015.

In 2017, Mithali was awarded Youth sports Icon of Excellence award and Vogue Sportsperson of the year. BBC includes Mithali Raj in the Top 100 Women List of 2017. She is also the first female cricketer to be listed in one of the six Wisden Cricketer of the year in 2015.

Conclusion

In a country where people are crazy about men’s cricket, Mithali Raj shown the way to become a superstar. She has an aura around her, and the new female players see her as an idol. An autobiography of Mithali Raj will release out soon, published by Penguin Random House India. Viacom18 motion pictures acquired the rights for the biopic on Mithali Raj’ s life, and in no time, we are going to witness a movie on the life of a female cricketer for the first time. These steps will definitely influence youth and inspire them to work hard to achieve their goals.

How Artificial Intelligence Will Change The Work We Do Everyday

May 21, 2018 in Services

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Hi Jarvis, open the doors, make a call to Mr.Taylor.You may have heard these lines in the movie ‘Iron Man’. No wonder, you may have seen humans giving instruction to machines with the help of actual human intelligence to perform their everyday task. All this will going to possible only by the advancement in technology termed as “ Artificial Intelligence”. AI is the domain of science, but you may get surprised to know that you are affected by AI in your day to day life. AI becomes an important part of human life. AI technology reduces human efforts and introduces an idea of error-free work environment. AI is divided into two terms:

  •  Strong AI.
  • Weak AI.

Strong artificial intelligence includes those machines which uses human intelligence in their functions. Weak AI consists of machines that operate on the information provided by the human. For example Card Game on a computer, in this computer uses predefined steps that were already played by other players.

Here are some AI technology which affects our day to day work:

Virtual Assistant

By the commencement of the virtual personal assistant like Google Now and Apple Siri, our life becomes much easier. The speech interpretation and voice recognition function of these assistants make internet exploring effortless and time-saving. AI discipline shows development on the daily basis. Latest introduced virtual assistants can even respond to your mails.

AI at workplace

There is an evident fact that AI is transforming the world drastically. A comprehensive change is already seen in customer services sector. AI Chatbots are now commonly used for providing services. Unlike humans, chatbots do not need any break or get bored with the customers.

According to the study by Gartner, the number of jobs affected by AI varies by industry.

News making

According to wired, the AP, Fox, and Yahoo! All use AI to write simple stories like financial summaries and sports recap. Currently, AI does not include news that needs a deep understanding of the article. Still, AI can write simple articles which do not require complex mechanism.

Security Surveillance

Monitoring a number of video cameras by a single person isn’t reliable. Therefore, trained computers fed with high-security algorithms give better alternative in security surveillance. These computers take input from CCTV cameras, detect the threat and send a warning alarm to human security officers.

Conclusion

Innovation and research in science always bring something exceptional which make us surprised. AI is one of its kind. AI is still not implemented completely but efforts are make to meet the market demand.

Presently, AI technology affects human life on a smaller scale, but radical advancement in AI technology indicates that in future skilled people will get replaced by machines with artificial intelligence. Recently, tech giants like Facebook and Google established their own AI labs to create robots which recognizes human voice and performs simple day to day tasks. This technology is surely a boon for all the industries and influences human life in a positive way by saving human time and efforts.

This is How You Can Change Your Brain Function

May 15, 2018 in Careers, Function

Copy of hiCommonly, we believe that once we grow adult, our brain also develops completely and stops to adapt any changes. But this is a myth now; recent researches show that the human brain is much more flexible and adaptable than what we thought earlier. From our childhood, we go through a lot of experiences and beliefs, and when we enter adulthood all our past experiences get stored in our mind and we will find it difficult to erase them.

However, there exists some ways, and by practicing those we can reboot our brain and make it to adapt changes after the adolescence period and may be for throughout the life.

Here are some ways which will help in changing our brain function:

1) Exercise

Regular exercise not only keeps our brain healthy, but it also maintains the whole body energetic and releases the stress of the hectic day. During exercise, our body releases protein named as Neurotrophic which helps in enhancing our neural health.

2) Sleep

Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise. This statement says it all about the importance of sleep. Sleep is not only essential to re-energize our physical body, but it also resets our brain and helps us to generate new ideas that leads to creativity.

3) Challenge your mind

We have to challenge our mind by doing usual tasks differently. For example, take a different route to your office. This makes our brain more flexible, enhances our learning ability, and builds confidence to tackle different faces of life.

 4) Yoga

Practicing yoga regularly, gives a feel of relaxation. Yoga helps to re-center our mind and gives a sense of satisfaction to our brain.

 5) Laughter

We all know that laughter is the best medicine, but we do not use it. Laughter gives us a sense of feel that everything is under control, nothing to worry. This emotion reduces our brain burden for some time and makes us feel good.

 6) Games

Usually, it has been told to us in our childhood, that we must play both, outdoor and indoor, games. Why is this said? Playing outdoor games makes our body fit and enhances our stamina, on the other hand, indoor games like chess increases our mental ability and strengthens out decision-making skills.

7) Take healthy diet

    A fit mind stays in a healthy body. For the refreshment of our brain, we must consume healthy and nutritious food that provides energy to our body and enhances re-thinking ability of our mind.

8) Meditation

   Meditation is not only a good way to beat stress. It also changes the brain functionality of the practitioners. The particular kind of changes depend on the type of meditation you practice.

    Conclusion

Our strength and weakness related to our brain power. Hence, we have to develop such habits which will help in regeneration and improvement of our brain function. Our brain is the most crucial element of our body so for living a healthier and longer life we must take care of brain and practice such activities which improve the adaptability and ability of our brain.Making our brain flexible and creative will help us to deal with different faces of life .

Does Your Startup Need An HR Department?

May 14, 2018 in Services

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There is a belief that at an early stage startup doesn’t require any HR department. But the reality is different . The problem with them is that they don’t have any prior experience in the industry. So, they make mistakes that could lead to their fall. No matter how, but they could do wonders as they have abundant of ideas and unique approach. Not having an HR department  is a blunder that startups should avoid. Every startup requires an HR employee but the question here arises is — How and When?

There are various ways to examine, but we have analyzed some factors that can affect the process are:

  • Number Matters

One can manage up to ten employees quickly and efficiently on their own or, 50 employees with the help of various technological tools like Zenefits, BambooHR, etc. These tools provide an automated outboarding, stores employees data, and their attendance record. As the number increases, the things start going in the wrong direction. So, it is essential to know the number and your requirement. Try not to work under pressure as it will decrease the performance of your organization.

  • Financial stability

As a startup, it is necessary that you should have financial assistance that can support you in absolute necessity. Then only, one can spend money on the HR employees. If you’re not stable, then try other methods to overcome this problem like technological support, work distribution among co-workers, etc. Try to build trust to get a paramount of investors to invest in your organization.

  • Expenditure distribution

How you’re distributing your money in an organization plays a crucial role. Unwanted spending on the things that are not necessary is waste of money and time. So, if you have money try to spend it on your HR co-workers. As HR could bring some talented candidate for your organization. So, distribution of your expenditure is important for a startup at a nascent stage.

  • Type of Startup

Many times, it is necessary to know what kind of startup you’re to analyze the requirements. If your startup requires workforce employees, then it’s clear that you need to have an HR department. But if it can work with the help of only 5-10 co-workers, then you’re ready to go without any HR. Every startup has different requirements so, it needs to be done accordingly.

Conclusion

It’s difficult for a startup to start investing money in an HR at an early stage but sometimes it is the demand of the industry to have an HR to recruit a class of talented candidates. You can also refer to above problems and solutions to get an exact idea of your requirements. If it is becoming hectic for your organization to survive and there is a lot of workload, then it is the high time for you to hire an HR. You can also compensate an HR Department if you are dealing with financial crisis by distributing the workload among the co-workers, but we think that would not be a good idea.

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