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This podcast examines challenges faced by today's Indian woman & proposes ACTIONABLE strategies in the Indian context on a wide variety of topics, from identifying passion to better productivity & parenting. It features interviews with women with sharing of what worked & what didn’t, for them. If you are trying to manage your responsibilities better & looking at ways to realize your potential, you would love this. Visit www.thenewindianwoman.com

This podcast examines challenges faced by today's Indian woman & proposes ACTIONABLE strategies in the Indian context on a wide variety of topics, from identifying passion to better productivity & parenting. It features interviews with women with sharing of what worked & what didn’t, for them. If you are trying to manage your responsibilities better & looking at ways to realize your potential, you would love this. Visit www.thenewindianwoman.com

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This podcast examines challenges faced by today's Indian woman & proposes ACTIONABLE strategies in the Indian context on a wide variety of topics, from identifying passion to better productivity & parenting. It features interviews with women with sharing of what worked & what didn’t, for them. If you are trying to manage your responsibilities better & looking at ways to realize your potential, you would love this. Visit www.thenewindianwoman.com

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Episodes

Sreeranjini - This is not just a toy story - Episode 70

7/30/2022
In Part 2 of this 2 part series, we speak to Sreeranjini to know more about her future plans around reviving ancient games. We also speak to her about the challenges she has faced and her approach towards handling them. We even examine the possibility of you, the listener, being able to engage with her and to set up something similar in your area. Alternately, if you are keen to delve into what playing some of these ancient games can do for you and your family, please do listen to this...

Duration:00:28:37

Sreeranjini - Reviving Ancient Games - Episode 69

7/16/2022
Sreeranjini is another of those inspiring Indian woman, who chose to follow her passion. She felt children needed something better than the plastic or noisemaking or battery operated toys that are easily available in the market. And that led her into the path of reviving ancient games, and that too in a unique way. She has created a toy store based on this concept, a space for people to relax with a book or a gameboard and now she is taking it even further! Listen to this episode to know...

Duration:00:25:49

Emails, how to spend minimum time and maximize returns - Episode 68

6/25/2022
In this episode, we look at how to use Email as a tool without it taking control over your life. We examine how you can use emails effectively, regardless of whether you are someone who doesn’t use emails much. Or you are struggling with a lot of emails. There are 5 important points covered in this episode - your email life will become much more simpler with this! For more details on this episode, click here -...

Duration:00:22:10

Renu Amitabh - How to find time and support for one’s passion- Episode 67

6/11/2022
We continue our discussion with Ms. Renu Amitabh, a senior government official, a trainer for banks and insurance companies, a motivational speaker, and so on and also a baker who has taught baking to 1000+ people. Ms. Renu Amitabh talks about how she finds time, how from childhood, the discipline in her life helped her do many roles at the same time. If her discussion on time management and how she handles challenges is inspiring, you will be pleasantly surprised to listen to her plans...

Duration:00:22:34

Renu Amitabh - Teaching bread baking, simplified- Episode 66

5/28/2022
A senior government official, a trainer for banks and insurance companies, a motivational speaker, and so on and also a baker who has taught baking to 1000+ people. And that is exactly why she is featured in this episode of New Indian Woman, as an inspiration to all of us. Ms. Renu Amitabh talks about how she started baking, a very personal story there and then explains how she got onto sharing the joy of baking with a small group at first and how it has become a passion for her and her...

Duration:00:22:46

Figuring out my role as a Daughter in Law - Episode 65

5/14/2022
Description In Part 2 of this 2 part series, we try to figure out what this role means in day to day life and how to handle this in a way in which it doesn’t affect oneself or the overall objective. The discussion is with an avid New Indian Woman podcast listener from the USA. The lady is a scientist working in the US and living in a joint family, something quite unnatural there. We discuss how she decided to start writing down what she did throughout the day, as a starting point....

Duration:00:24:16

Is Daughter in Law an outsider ? - Episode 64

4/30/2022
In Part 1 of this 2 part series, we try to answer the above question. The discussion is with an avid New Indian Woman podcast listener from the USA. The lady is a scientist working in the US and living in a joint family, something quite unnatural there. We examine the challenges around unstated expectations, how this can become a drain when it comes to daily living. She also shares how she sought help and what actions she took and continues to take, to make sure the home becomes a...

Duration:00:20:43

Living with your Mother in Law ? - Episode 63

4/16/2022
In this episode, we explore the Mother in law relationship, through the eyes of a few women. Is it as difficult as it is portrayed to be ? What is special about a woman and her mother in law's interactions - why so much talk about it ? I speak to women across various age groups and profiles probing a few questions - What are the top challenges faced by them ? At the end of this episode, you may want to ask some of these questions to yourself. Listen on .. What the New Indian...

Duration:00:28:44

Planning using GTD - What works for me - Episode 62

3/26/2022
Yes, what planning technique works for me, is the topic of this episode. We start with why plan at all, the various views around planning and planning of what ? I share why I like planning and then a quick introduction on how planning is important. Yes, it need not be boring. And planning is not about making you do more things! I introduce you to the Getting Things Done methodology, popularly called GTD. I explain how I use GTD in my day to day life and how it helps me. This episode is...

Duration:00:23:41

Are there gender based roles at home ? - Episode 61

3/12/2022
In this episode, we explore how our day to day activities are influenced by our gender. Not at workplace, but in our own homes. Broadly we may be aware of what is the primary role each family member is playing in the house. Many fall into the area of shared responsibilities. But still, are there things you do in your house only because you are a woman ? You may wonder why this question should be examined. It is very easy to talk about equality at workplace, equality everywhere. But what...

Duration:00:31:51

Introduction to Homeschooling with Pranuti Satyadass - Episode 60

2/26/2022
Homeschooling is not about children doing online schooling from home. Well, what is it exactly ? In this episode, we meet Pranuti Satyadass, who has experience in homeschooling her kids and who guides other parents in this journey. If you already know about homeschooling, this episode will help clarify more. We explore several questions around the benefits, challenges and what it takes to homeschool your children. This is a very important topic that you, as a New Indian Woman, would...

Duration:00:42:15

Prof. Jayanthasri - for Women in their 40s and above

2/12/2022
The final part of this 3 part series with Prof. Jayanthasri Balakrishnan is for the woman who is having older children who may suddenly feel redundant in their lives. In Part 1, i.e. episode 57, we examined questions pertaining to women in their 20s to 30s and in Part 2, we focused upon women in their 30s to 40s. If you haven't heard about the very popular Prof, Jayanthasri Balakrishnan, I am very happy for this podcast to introduce her and her thoughts to you! We talk a lot about...

Duration:00:21:10

Prof. Jayanthasri - for Women in their 30s to 40s - Episode 58

1/22/2022
Part 2 of this 3 part series with Prof. Jayanthasri Balakrishnan is for the woman who is likely to be in the busiest stage of her life, taking big long term decisions about her life, lifestyle and parenting choices. In Part 1, i.e. episode 57, we examined questions pertaining to women in their 20s to 30s. If you have'nt heard about the very popular Prof, Jayanthasri Balakrishnan, I am very happy for this podcast to introduce her and her thoughts to you! We talk a lot about parenting...

Duration:00:22:40

Message for Young Indian Women from Prof. Jayanthasri - Episode 57

1/8/2022
ALERT: If for some reason you feel the audio quality is not good, request you to please download this episode once again. Sorry about this.. We welcome the New Year with a 3 part series of interactions with Prof. Jayanthasri Balakrishnan. Her motivational talks, specifically focusing on women have been quite popular for many years now. It is a true honor to have Prof. Jayanthasri on New Indian Woman podcast. In Part 1, we address questions pertaining to women in the 20s to 30s, who is...

Duration:00:44:30

Magic of using Checklists - Episode 56

12/25/2021
Checklists - yes, these are not your ordinary lists. There is something special about them. Once you discover the magic of using checklists, you are bound to find more and more scenarios for using them. It is a simple tool, but powerful in terms of freeing up your mind. In this episode, we look at what checklists are ? We also discuss a few examples, that will get you going. You could start creating one with just pen and paper. Listen on.. What the New Indian Woman podcast is...

Duration:00:20:09

Balancing Work and Home Part 2

12/11/2021
In Part 1, we examined challenges faced by young Indian women w.r.t balancing work and home. What about older women ? What kind of challenges do they face ? Does it get easier as the children grow up and one is more comfortable or experienced in handling the responsibilities at home ? But what about the increased responsibilities on the career front ? How does the balancing work ? Are there ways to address some of the challenges ? Are there learnings that one can use in one's own context...

Duration:00:29:21

Balancing Work and Home Part 1- Episode 54

11/27/2021
We speak to three young women from the IT industry and it is amazing to hear from them what they consider are the challenges they face at home. What does it mean to balance work and home, for today's young woman ? What kind of challenges do they face ? And what techniques for them ? Some of these challenges may resonate with you. You may have tried some other ways to address them. Or, maybe these inputs will help you. Or, you may want to share your own tips. How ? Listen on.. What the...

Duration:00:26:33

Switching Career after a break - Episode 53

11/12/2021
Women often decide to leave their careers for the sake of family - be it to take care of young children or to move to a new location where the partner is posted. Meet Radhika, who, happily made such a choice and then felt disappointed when she was unable to find a job aligned with her skillset and experience at her new location. She chose the next best option available for her, namely, to switch to a completely different career. We chat with Radhika Vardhan in this episode. She takes us...

Duration:00:30:52

Smart ways to use your phone - Episode 52

10/30/2021
Do we know how to make best use of our smart phones ? Most often, we get sucked in into using the phone for various purposes. At the same time, we may not be using it enough, as a tool, to help us. The phone could be your most powerful tool. And you need not know anything about technology to use your phone in a smart way. In this episode, we go thru the various categories of usage. Some of these you may be aware of already. You may learn about new categories of usage and adapt it to your...

Duration:00:32:46

Poonam Bir Kasturi - has she influenced your home already ? - Episode 51

10/17/2021
Why would someone with a background in design want to focus on something that everyone wishes to hide away in a corner of the house ? And that too, when she is one of the founding Faculty member of the reputed Shrishti School of Design in Bangalore ? In this episode, we chat with Poonam Bir Kasturi, the founder of DailyDump. Her work has directly impacted more than 75,000 homes and she is a wonderful example of a person who chose to pursue a vision, with a lot of intention. Her products...

Duration:00:44:13