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A weekly podcast featuring entrepreneurs and industry leaders having candid conversations about their work, productivity, team management, and more.

Ideas in a Bottle Bottle

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A weekly podcast featuring entrepreneurs and industry leaders having candid conversations about their work, productivity, team management, and more.

    Work-life balance for Remote Work

    Work-life balance for Remote Work

    Shreyas Koushik is an executive coach and founder at Get Set Rise Coaching. He has had a lot of experience in training executives from across the world, and in this episode, he shares his learning about how founders (like himself) have adapted to the remote world. Most importantly, how have they managed to maintain a balance between their work and life. Shreyas bursts many myths about what people usually think about when they have to maintain a work-life balance while working remotely. If you're a founder struggling to balance the two, you would be able to get many useful and actionable tips out of this episode that you can start implementing right away.

    • 28 min
    Personal branding for growing your startup

    Personal branding for growing your startup

    In this episode, we have a conversation with Dravisha Katoch, the founder of a non-profit ed-tech initiative - 'Learn for Less' about the importance of building a personal brand for startup founders, managers and employees. Dravisha has an impeccable personal brand herself and offers multiple workshops on personal brand building.

    • 47 min
    Exploring Startups as Students

    Exploring Startups as Students

    Yashank and Laasya are the two of the most prolific student founders in the Indian Startup Ecosystem. In this episode, we talk about their journey interning at startups and starting one themselves. The problems they faced in the process and how they found the best-suited co-founders. This is a special episode just for all the students out there evaluating their choices - whether to work at a startup or an MNC or how to go about starting up as a student with the limited resources we have as students.

    • 49 min
    Managing personal and team productivity as a Founder

    Managing personal and team productivity as a Founder

    As an early-stage startup founder, it might get too intimidating to stay productive in the remote world while also looking out for your team's productivity. In this episode, Akash talks about his transition from an employee to a founder and how his ways of staying productive evolved as he stepped into a leadership role. If you're a founder yourself, struggling to stay productive, this might be a great source of inspiration for you.

    • 41 min
    Working Remotely as a Designer

    Working Remotely as a Designer

    In this episode, we will discuss a rather interesting topic about working remotely as a designer. The guest for this podcast is Aditya das, a designer at a startup called FrontRow and has had a lot of experience working in the product design space. If you want to reach out to Aditya after listening to this conversation, you can do so via Twitter. There’s a lot of amazing career advice for people who want to make it as a designer and for startup founders looking to hire designers. This conversation would help you understand the point of view of a designer in the remote world. We also have a fun segment towards the end that you wouldn’t want to miss out on. So what exactly are you waiting for? Click play and listen in!

    • 36 min
    Working in a Post-Apocalyptic World

    Working in a Post-Apocalyptic World

    Rehan Gupta is the Co-founder of Bottle Co. and the guest for the first episode of the Ideas in a Bottle podcast. In this conversation, we will discuss how the pandemic has affected the work culture at big companies and startups like Bottle. We discuss how leadership styles have adapted to the remote work environment and what role "drop-in audio" platforms play in workplace socialization. Rehan talks about an optimistic perspective of work from home and the future of work that would follow as the pandemic comes to an end as a staunch supporter of remote work.

    • 22 min

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