What's the matter with Millennials? First, they quit their jobs en masse, in what was dubbed The Great Resignation. Next, they refused to work over and beyond their basic expectations in what is now being termed as Quiet Quitting, or the practice of taking it easy at work. Moreover, Millennials are also at the forefront … Continue reading What’s With The Millennials? Quiet Quitting, The Great Resignation, And Now, Moonlighting! Slackers Or Pioneers Of A New Era Of Work And Life?
Ever since the United States unilaterally pulled out of the Gold Standard, thereby "delinking" the creation of money underpinned by a physical asset, the ensuing neoliberal economic model of ordering societies has held sway over not only the West but also in large swathes of the developing world. While the merits and demerits of whether … Continue reading The Great Unraveling! How Five Decades Of Economic And Financial “Excesses” Have Reached A Tipping Point And Threaten Our Collective Future
The global economy is currently in a "slow motion" collapse. Unlike The Great Recession of 2008, where the bankruptcy of the American Investment Bank, and Lehman Brothers set in motion a "near death" of the global financial system, this time around, it is "death by a thousand cuts" for the global economy. We can see … Continue reading The Global Economy Is Now In A “Slow Motion” Collapse! Don’t Expect Big Bang Fireworks! Likely End In A Whisper
Pandemic Lessons As the saying goes, time is the greatest healer. With the pandemic receding from the public consciousness, it is easy to forget the trauma, the suffering, the incalculable loss of lives, and equally calculable disruptions to livelihoods caused. Indeed, more so when nations worldwide have almost accepted the Coronavirus much like the common … Continue reading Lest We Forget! 5 Pandemic Lessons We Learnt About Work, Life, And The World We Live In!
There is much that is strange and weird about the times we live in now. Right from the post-pandemic "blues" where corporate professionals are "rebelling" against back-to-office mandates to the very bewildering The Great Resignation, or the trend of Millions of Americans (especially the Millennials) quitting their jobs without a clue on what they would … Continue reading The Atlantic Magazine Calls This “The Everything Is Weird” Economy! Do You Feel The Same Weirdness Around?
How to make sense of the present "global zaniness" that defies rational explanations and answers based on logic and facts. Why does the world seem so confusing and puzzling to decipher? On the one hand, the West W(the United States and its European allies) "provoked" Russia to such an extent that Vladimir Putin took the … Continue reading What If The Endgame For The Present Zaniness Is That There Is No Endgame And More Zaniness?
The Indian economy which is just now recovering from the catastrophic impacts of the last two and half years of the pandemic risks a relapse into depression if the anticipated Fourth Wave of Covid-induced crisis strikes the country. Indeed, for much of the last two and half years, the Indian economy has been in a … Continue reading If A Fourth Wave Arrives, It Would Send The Indian Economy Into The ICU
Elon Musk, the tech overlord and master shenanigans artist, has a "super bad feeling" about the economy. Musk, who can "make or break" the markets with a single tweet, is not done "playing around" with Twitter, after "forcing" Jack Dorsey to "give in". More so, even when he "orders" Tesla's staff back to the office, … Continue reading Elon Musk Has A “Super Bad Feeling About The Economy”!! Maybe, That Is Why Musk And The Ultra Rich Want To “Escape” To The Moon !!!
As the month of May, which has been designated as the Mental Health Awareness Month draws to a close, it is time to reflect on the lessons learned, especially in the aftermath of the pandemic, and plan on how to take the issue of addressing mental health at the workplace forward. No doubt your social … Continue reading As Mental Health Awareness Month Ends, Here’s How/Why We Need To Take The Conversation On Mental Health Further
As the who's who of the global elite gathered in Davos for the annual talkfest, at which the "people who matter" ponder on the state of the world, a report compiled on the state of inequality in India, using governmental data, released last week should have reminded the Davos 2022 participants, that Indians who earn … Continue reading As Davos 2022 Warns of A “Darkened” Economic Climate, A Sobering Take On The Post Pandemic “Real” India