How golf shaped Amanté CEO Vivek Mehta's life to how you can nurture organisation culture - your weekend fix!


Golf taught Vivek Mehta, CEO of MAS Brands, there is learning and pleasure in taking things slow. A part of MAS Brands, Amanté is South Asia's largest supplier of niche market intimate wear. Amanté offers a portfolio of aspirational lingerie and lifestyle brands to the modern Asian woman and today, Amanté is a household name in India. Vivek has been instrumental in developing and executing Amanté’s strategy of expansion in India. But despite his passion for business and work, Vivek finds his deepest relaxation in golf, tennis, movies, cooking and reading over the weekends.

Standup is like entrepreneurship: Rahul Dua

Comedian Rahul Dua shot to fame after participating in Comicstaan on Amazon Prime. According to him, standup comedy is a lot like entrepreneurship. Framing new material for a show or a sketch is just like starting a new venture. Both require days and weeks of developing a unique ‘brand’ and developing a certain ‘style’ of communication to connect with the audience. You also need to try, fail, learn, and try again to hit success.

What's cooking, 2019?

Tired of the multi-cuisine fare in most restaurants? Or the Keto diet fads that everyone has been talking about? Here are the latest updates on the food scene this year and according to our columnist, there are many changes ahead. It will be the year of home cooked meals, Pegan diets, lean, mean fare and more. What are the likely popular food trends in 2019? Expert opinion is divided, but by and large, here’s a lowdown on some of the hot faves you are likely to encounter at mealtimes.

New age tourism

Rishabh Manot, Founder and CEO of Questerra, an interdisciplinary interactive platform that enables you to travel the world and makes sure that the chief purpose of the travel as education, speaks about where you should travel in 2019. This year, he finds that tourists will focus on new-age destinations that offer something unique and exciting.

Get your own 'World on a Plate' with Marco Pierre

If you are in Mumbai this weekend, don’t miss India’s most coveted culinary festival, ‘World on A Plate’ (WOAP). This year, Britain’s legendary celebrity Chef Marco Pierre White is coming to India for an interesting culinary debut. Season 4 of WOAP begins this weekend in Mumbai, featuring exceptional restaurants and dessert pop-ups by the city's top restaurateurs, Master Classes by renowned chefs, exclusively curated dinners and lunches, competitions among amateur chefs and awards by some of the world's most influential culinary artists and more.

How to nurture culture?

Everyone talks of organisation culture, but very few understand how much of a deal breaker it is if leadership teams don’t focus on building a nurturing culture. Culture is the most underrated collateral in an organisation. Like a number of management jargons, it is bandied about to describe all acts of omission and a few of commission. Statistics show that 90 per cent of attrition in organisations is on account of bad culture. Read this article by our columnists to fully understand the culture of an organisation.

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