In these difficult times when the world is virtually shut down by a virus, we are on
the verge of a recession. Needless to say, many businesses will be shut down, many
people will lose their jobs and our future looks gloomy but nothing stays for forever
and this time would be no exception. And what would matter at last would be how
high we bounce back! With that aim in mind, International and Alumni Relations
Student Council, IIT Madras, along with The Other Side has come up with a podcast “From insti and beyond” to guide students exactly for the same.
In this pandemic situation, the life choices that we make are continuously changing.
More and more people are turning to podcasts for fun, leisure, updates as well as for
self- improvement. Podcasting, as one of the latest mediums to emerge into the
mainstream, is one of the forefront technologies in this change. Podcast platforms
have received an increase of 8-30% traffic on their platforms. IAR Student
Council is also continuously evolving, going hand in hand with the changes in
They would be bringing to you these series of podcasts which will host
various esteemed alumnus of IIT Madras who made it big in the corporate world to
guide us past these dark times into the sea of opportunities that awaits for us! You
as a listener, could benefit tremendously from hearing life stories and advice of
these successful corporate bigwigs on various topics, spanning across career
choices, personality development, entrepreneurial culture, work ethics,
and resilience during these unfortunate times. We wholeheartedly believe this
would be of a great service to you, in terms of giving a sense of direction, hope,
advice on how to excel in the corporate world, build your own personal brand etc.
These podcasts would also help you increase your impact in five major areas
namely- i) Economic Impact ii) Social Impact iii) Entrepreneurial Impact iv)
Research Impact v) Top Leadership Impact.