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Chat with Divya Uma- Episode 5

Chat with Divya Uma- Episode 5

October 18, 2019

Description :  

Chat with Divya Uma,faculty at Azim Premji University, Bengaluru. We discuss the areas of her focus in the University, the role of her mom in her life and how she manages to find time for all her interests.

As you may already be aware, this podcast has 2 focus areas. One, We examine the challenges faced by today's Indian woman and proposes ACTIONABLE strategies in the Indian context, on a wide variety of topics - right from identifying their passion to better productivity and parenting.  Second,  We meet women who chose to aspire or have a dream beyond their defined roles  and facilitates sharing of what worked and what didn’t, for them; like today's episode.

And in the process, my aim is to help  you, the new Indian woman, to realize your potential, chase your dreams and aspirations, utilize the wonderful opportunities available in today's world.

What's in this episode:

In this episode, Divya shares about her interest in Biology right from when she was young and the factors that influenced her in choosing  her current area of interest, namely, Animal Behaviour.

 We hear about the role of her mother in not putting pressure on her career choice and how she helped her in finalizing her course of preference and insisted she live in a hostel. Also,  how Divya used the opportunities around her to shape her career and even now, in how she spends her free time.

 We get to know about the nature of work involved in a top university which goes much beyond taking classes for students. It is interesting to hear the techniques she uses for managing her stuff and her free time, as well as her evolution from being shy to a confident person.

Please do not miss a message that she has, towards the end of this episode.

The quality of audio in this episode is not that great, considering the extent of editing required to mask the sound of a carpenter who chose to work next door after we started recording the episode!! Sorry about that..

You could reach out to Divya Uma via email, mailto: dbuorama@gmail.com

Do share this episode with your friends  and do subscribe to thenewindianwoman.com website or write to me at krishna@thenewindianwoman.com.

How to stop forgetting to do things  - Episode 2

How to stop forgetting to do things - Episode 2

September 13, 2019

Description

Do you commit to yourself or others to do things and then forget the same ? Do you end up rushing at the last minute because of forgetting to do stuff ? Do you envy the people who seem to remember their commitments and do it every time ? Are you fed up of trying tips and tricks to make sure you don’t forget things ?

What's in this episode:

In this episode, we will look at step by step methods to address this problem so that you could focus more on what you want. The nagging feeling you get of having forgotten something - let this be a thing of the past. When you do something, allow your mind to engage  fully in that task. Wondering how ? Let us examine the methods and also, how to make this into a habit!

These are explained in the 3 step process of Prepare, Capture and Make this into a Habit.

Where do I start ?

Welcome you to listen to this episode .

Use the free customizable sheet Reference List of Tasks available for download at https://www.thenewindianwoman.com/free-downloads

Implement the Prepare, Capture and Make into a Habit processes..

And you are all set! Do share this episode with your friends  and do let me know what techniques work for you by writing to krishna@thenewindianwoman.com