Global Small Business (GSB) Partnership Program Konversation with Editor Extraordinaire Pavita Singh

Konversation with Editor Extraordinaire Pavita Singh

Konversai recently launched its Global Small Business (GSB) Partnership Program, where small businesses are joining our platform to connect with our exponentially growing user base (all potential clients), easily manage payment and scheduling, and access a variety of services for their personal and professional needs. Over the next few weeks, our Konversations series will be …

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Art & Culture 2019 Top-10 Book Review: Guest Post by Ajit Singh

2019 Top-10 Book Review: Guest Post by Ajit Singh

2019 Top-10 Book Review: Guest Post by Ajit Singh Every year, Konversai advisory board member and passionate bibliophile Ajit Singh writes a review of his top-10 books of the year. Genres featured in this book list include fiction, memoir, philosophy, management/economics, history/politics, science, and mathematics. If you’re looking for some good reads, this guest blog …

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Art & Culture Christmas Traditions Around the World

Christmas Traditions Around the World

Christmas Traditions Around the World Christmas is an integral part of the holiday season. Albeit celebrated chiefly to celebrate God coming into the world to atone for humanity’s sins, its manner of celebration differs from culture to culture. In the United States, the “Christmas season” kicks off after Thanksgiving; Black Friday becomes the avenue of …

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College Our Children’s Safety Should Not Be So Hard

Our Children’s Safety Should Not Be So Hard

Our Children’s Safety Should Not Be So Hard Guest Post by Anusha Shrivastava, PhD Konverser Anusha Shrivastava shares her perspective on children’s safety in light of the recent tragedy at Barnard College.   My Twitter feed was flashing alerts about a tornado approaching my son’s college campus. I texted him. No response.  I called. Radio …

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Konversai Konversation with Flamenco Dancer Maya de Silva Chafe

Konversation with Flamenco Dancer Maya de Silva Chafe

Konversation with Flamenco Dancer Maya de Silva Chafe For this week’s Konversation, we interviewed flamenco dancer Maya de Silva Chafe from New York, NY. Maya has been practicing the elegant art of flamenco for 40 years, and she has been teaching it for over 30, both in person and on Konversai. She has directed and …

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New Perspective How Travelers Can Balance Work & Play: Guest Post by Toby Israel

How Travelers Can Balance Work & Play: Guest Post by Toby Israel

How Travelers Can Balance Work & Play Guest Post by Toby Israel This week we have a guest post from Konverser Toby Israel. Toby is the Storyteller in Chief at NuMundo—an organization that connects people with eco-friendly, sustainable travel experiences. Keep reading for Toby’s perspective on work-life balance and for a special offer from NuMundo …

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Business Can a Four-Day Workweek Work in the US?

Can a Four-Day Workweek Work in the US?

Can a Four-Day Workweek Work in the US? Recently, Microsoft Japan conducted a trial to improve work-life balance by giving employees Friday off with pay and found productivity increased by about 40%.  Ninety-two percent of employees were pleased with this result, which doesn’t come as a surprise in a culture that has a word for …

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Business The Evolution of Small Businesses in the United States

The Evolution of Small Businesses in the United States

The Evolution of Small Businesses in the United States The United States has long been known as the land of opportunity—a place where anyone who works hard can achieve anything to which they set their mind. The entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well in the birthplace of the American Dream, which has contributed to the …

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Business Scrappy Success: How Female Founders Make Ado with (Almost) Nothing

Scrappy Success: How Female Founders Make Ado with (Almost) Nothing

Scrappy Success: How Female Founders Make Ado with (Almost) Nothing The Small Business Administration (SBA) states that 30% of businesses fail during the first two years of being in operation; 50% fail during the first five years. Some of the main reasons why businesses fail are the lack of a realistic business plan, insufficient capital, and inadequate internet visibility. …

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Health & Fitness Konversation with Reiki Practitioner & Life Coach Annie R. Towns

Konversation with Reiki Practitioner & Life Coach Annie R. Towns

Konversation with Reiki Practitioner & Life Coach Annie R. Towns This week’s Konversation is with Annie R. Towns from Alva, Oklahoma. Annie is a Reiki practitioner and life coach, and on Konversai, she offers sessions on both of the above along with social media consulting. Learn more about Annie’s passions and interests and how she …

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