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Thara Nair

Business Consultant

Location icon Australia

Self-motivated professional consultant successful in seizing viable opportunities for exploration and innovation in the health industry. Bringing expertise in business planning, revenue development and change management. Offering 10+ years of leadership in strategic planning along with entrepreneurial, forward-thinking mindset and demonstrated track record of accomplishment.

Thara is always ready to regale with stories of her illustrious past and her obsession with creoles. When Thara isn’t singing (badly) or dancing (madly), she loves reading silly poetry, sipping tea and listening to stories. Always ready for a conversation, talk to me today!

The Culture of Bad Meetings (And What You Can Do to Avoid Them)

Every conversation we have, whether that's with our team members, bosses, clients or customers, is a meeting. There is important information exchanged and key moments you need to retain. Because using this information or leveraging those moments means that you are empowered to drive better client outcomes.

What We Learned from the Deloitte Millennial Survey

In the past, studies have shown that the 3 most important aspects of a job to an employee are In essence, people want to feel comfortable, secure and inspired. That's not too much to ask, is it? However, as technology improves and the nature of how we work and with whom we work will continue to change.

Meaningful Conversations: 8 Productivity Hacks to Drive Better Meetings

Team meetings, company-wide meetings, one-on-ones, stand-ups, sprints, retrospectives, workshops, phone calls, teleconferences, coffee catch-ups.... are you exhausted yet? Jumping from one conversation or meeting to the next can be overwhelming and mentally draining! And you haven't even started the growing list of follow-ups or actions!

Invite, Invest, Inspire - How to Protect Company Culture in Your Workplace (Part 3)

There is something to be said about a workplace environment where coworkers can express appreciation for their team members. When people feel comfortable, magic happens. Creativity flows, innovation peaks and results are produced. Some companies with a strong work community are Toyota, Pixar, Zappos, Twitter and so on.

How to Create a Great Agenda That You Will Stick To

When planning to meet, one of the best tips for productivity is to create an agenda. Although an agenda is simply a sequence of topics or tasks that need to be discussed, it helps attendees understand why you are meeting and prepare accurately.

How Memory Works: The Science of Memory

How are memories formed in the brain? Our memory works in distinctive ways to take what we perceive and encode it in our brains. It's the very framework we need to make sense of our day-to-day, take action and create better value from the time we invest in a task.

The Art of Losing

"The art of losing isn't hard to master; so many things seem filled with the intent to be lost that their loss is no disaster," Elizabeth Bishop's poem "One Art" is often lauded for it is one of the few villanelles that make sense and is truly a good poem on its own.

The Novelty

"I'm sorry? I didn't catch that." "Your accent weird sia! You're an American French Fry!" "Oh! Then you're a Singaporean POTATO!" * "You! Indian girl, why you in my class! 难道你不知道 this is Chinese period? Go out quickly, 赶快! " "Class, what shall we sing today?" "Oh yea, that's a good one!

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The problem with speaking your mind

Why is it that people are always told NOT to bottle up their feelings? Infuriating shows like Grey's Anatomy constantly exemplify the benefits of speaking your mind and the costs of bottling up your feelings. If you love somebody, you tell them, even if you're scared it will cause problems or burn your life to the ground.

The Chetti Melakan Way

Madam Kamala, a Chetti Melakan, is part of a rich culture that draws from the heritage of three different races in Singapore. She talks about the difficulties of sustaining old traditions in a new world. If you sit down with Madam Kamala and listen to her converse in rapid English interspersed with Malay, you might not realise that she is Indian.

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The content debate: long-form vs short-form

In today's increasingly connected world, the content is king. We have an astronomical amount of information at our fingertips. It has changed the way we view everything, including healthcare (hint: WebMD). When you throw in the different means of access, such as the number of smartphones, tablets, laptops, and desktops, we find that there is a lot of people consuming a massive amount of content.

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