All articles under category - MANAGEMENT SPEAK

  • Penny wise, Pound Foolish: Why People Policies matter during a pandemic

    Jul 06, 2020 | In MANAGEMENT SPEAK

    This pandemic, in my opinion, has shown all of us the true meaning of being human. Be it uplifting and motivating each other or supporting the well-being of our customers, humanity has truly defined us. At IndiaFirst Life, we believe that people are our raw material. Which is why, our focus is to safeguard their interests and create opportunities that enable them to achieve their best, even during challenging times.

  • Going digital in the times of Covid-19!

    Jun 25, 2020 | In MANAGEMENT SPEAK
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    The world as we knew it has changed. Today, we are maintaining ‘social distance’, even with our loved ones. My favourite axiom at during these times is ‘Virtual is now Reality’. Literally!

    While social distancing is the norm, our digital distance has significantly reduced. We see multi-fold growth in digital adoption, across our daily activities – be it working, reading, teaching / studying, socializing, exercising or even cooking! We now turn to our devices and turn on video or voice capabilities to provide us with the necessary information, guidance, options and even interactions.

  • Importance of Insurance during COVID-19

    May 21, 2020 | In MANAGEMENT SPEAK

    Life insurance has always been important, as it protects your family in times of need. Your individual life insurance follows you when you retire as you are no longer insured by your employer. This pandemic has proved how important buying a life insurance policy is and encouraged people to buy one if they haven’t already.

  • Women – Be the Financial Planner You’ve Always Wanted!

    Mar 07, 2020 | In MANAGEMENT SPEAK
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    Women often forget the expertise they already possess around financial planning.
    For example, you give a woman just INR 5,000/- per month and tell her to take care of her family expenses. She will make sure that groceries are taken care of, medicines for older family members are purchased, her child’s education is not compromised, all bills are paid, and will also keep monies aside for miscellaneous/sudden expenses. Women have always made sure they get the maximum outcome for every penny spent.

  • Life Insurance 2.0, the customer delight update!

    Oct 31, 2019 | In MANAGEMENT SPEAK

    As a valued, existing IndiaFirst Life customer, you stand to gain more for the same amount paid. Take the instance of the new and improved IndiaFirst Life e-Term plan, a product launched presently, in succession to the IndiaFirst Life Anytime Plan. Customers of the Anytime Plan can now, as per a switch programme that IndiaFirst Life has in place, opt for the e-Term offering. The IndiaFirst Life e-Term Plan is a newer, more evolved product – offering competitive rates and compelling benefits to customers checking some basic eligibility boxes.

  • Appreciative Inquiry – What it is, and why you need it.

    Sep 27, 2019 | In MANAGEMENT SPEAK

    When it comes to improving an organization from the inside-out, hundreds of thousands of theories abound. So does this mean it’s time to pull put on the reading-glasses and spend the remainder of your day in the pursuit of excellence? Not quite. In fact, about 2 minutes of your time is all I’ll need- such is the simplicity of the technique we’re studying today.

  • Collaborating is the new Competitive Advantage

    Aug 26, 2019 | In MANAGEMENT SPEAK
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    Technology obsolescence is happening very rapidly today, thereby making process obsolescence a reality. If you see it happening, then say it & work together to sort it.

  • 6 Reasons Why Financial Independence is an Absolute Must

    Jul 11, 2019 | In MANAGEMENT SPEAK

    Growing up, financial independence was a fantasy. Fast forward to today, and we find ourselves growing up in an ever-competitive world – opportunities seemingly at a premium.   For many, financial independence now does seem like a fantasy.  But while that big break takes its time- Does financial independence have to suffer? Absolutely not!   […]

  • Don’t Plan for the Unlikely, Because Life is Full of Certainties

    Feb 20, 2018 | In MANAGEMENT SPEAK

    At the risk of contradicting the popular belief, I truly think that life is not a series of accidents waiting to happen. Life is full of certainties – the certainty of marriage, having a child, educating the child, retiring, etc. Instead of worrying about things that most likely won’t happen, it’s important to focus on […]

  • Illiteracy Will Be a Thing of the Past and Here’s Why

    Feb 20, 2018 | In MANAGEMENT SPEAK

    It’s been 70 years since India woke up to life and freedom. But I believe that our journey towards freedom has only just begun. A lot of our country’s struggles get overlooked by bigger, more seemingly significant troubles.