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What To Expect When Your Boss Is A Millennial

People born in the 1980s and 1990s — also dubbed Generation Y— are quickly rising the corporate ladder. Why the new boss is not quite the same as the old boss.

Natalia Lef, 29, is a senior manager in Buenos Aires
Natalia Lef, 29, is a senior manager in Buenos Aires
Kimberly-Clark Argentina
Gabriela Samela

BUENOS AIRES — The generation that came of age at the turn of the century is now revolutionizing the workplace. By 2020, millennials, as they're known, will represent more than a third (35%) of the total workforce. Not only that, but they're also taking on more and more leadership roles as managers and directors.

Millennials are known for being agile and active. They seek challenges and tend to be project-oriented. But they're also anxious and care little for disappointment. So what are they like as bosses? How does their managerial style differ with others generations at work?

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Taking A Position: A Call To Regulate Yoga In India

Trained practitioners warn that unregulated yoga can be detrimental to people's health. The government in India, where the ancient practice was invented, knows this very well — yet continues to postpone regulation.

Prime Minister Modi at a mass yoga demonstration in Lucknow, India

Banjot Kaur

NEW DELHI — Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the observance of the eighth International Yoga Day from Mysuru, in southwestern India, early on the morning of June 21. Together with his colleagues from the Bharatiya Janata Party, he set out to mark the occasion in various parts of the country — reviving an annual ritual that had to take a break for the first two years of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Yoga is one of the five kinds of alternative Indian medicine listed under India’s AYUSH efforts — standing for "Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani, Siddha and naturopathy, and Homeopathy." Among them, only yoga is yet to be regulated under any Act of Parliament: All other practices are governed by the National Commission for Indian System of Medicine (NCISM), Act 2020.

Yoga and naturopathy are taught at the undergraduate level in 70 medical colleges across 14 Indian states. The Mangalore University in Karnataka first launched this course in 1989; today, these subjects are also taught at the postgraduate level.

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