They say ‘All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy’. Well, who am I to disagree? So, after a grand event like Frankfurt Book Fair, a small vacation was at #1 spot on my to-do list. And for this vacation, I decided to take a trip to United Arab Emirates. Mostly I visit…

Just finished reading a wonderful novel, and pondering what to read next? Certainly something that’s equally interesting and offers you a new enriching experience! Any work of the same author, or the new bestseller in town, or may be the last classic series suggested by your friend? As you dwindle amidst such varying range, choices…

Publishing is a lot about marketing and advertising and for that, you do need to have a market where you can talk business and that’s what book fairs are for, real trade! You get business and you get visibility, what else do you want? So, precisely, book fairs actually highlight your work as a publisher…

Do you know, 90 per cent of a child’s brain is developed by the age of five? That means, his rate of development is highest during these formative or primary years. Whatever they learn at this stage goes on to stay with them for a lifetime. And, so what they listen to, speak and READ…

They say, “It’s the Captain who sails the ship”. I say, it’s the whole crew, but under the leadership of the Captain. So, a leader can’t really perform if his team does not collectively work as an entity and identify the collective goal. According to me, it’s easy to get good players, but getting them…

Relaxation is best when you have a pillow behind, a coffee steaming cup beside and your favourite mid-night novel right in front, happily flipped through as you doze by! Ever wondered about the history or for that matter, future of publishing industry in India? Publishing dates back to June 1884 when The Indian Press established…

Finance Most business plans linger to this function because they are written to obtain loans or investments as well as for forecasting and budget. As money is the blood that feeds the company, a business operator must always know his assessment of financial health. It must therefore rely on a realistic forecast of cash flows…

Starting a business is no easy task. You need to plan step-by-step and action accordingly to make it happen. Paying attention to minutest detail in your business plan is very important. So what is this business plan which according to most of the experts is the first step towards setting up a business. Contrary to…