Weekly Newsletter

7th February 2019 | Issue #402 | Will we go back to drinking Campa...

I grew up drinking Bovonto and Campa Cola. India had asked Coca Cola to leave because (among other things) they refused to share the...
Monopoly

What me worry?

Monopoly was an intense and serious game at our home. Winning mattered. Like a lot. So much so that as adults most of the...
Miss Charming and the Role of the Business Apology

Miss Charming and the Role of the Business Apology

I did a lot of flying over Diwali or rather Kali Pujo. And that of course is a great opportunity to study people, enjoy some...
The Male Feminist & The Token Woman. Both are good.

The Male Feminist & The Token Woman. Both are good

Way back, shrouded in the mists of time, when I got admission into Engineering even the village barber approved that it was Computer Science...
When Hugo Boss had an opinion

When Hugo Boss had an opinion

Walking the streets of Amsterdam I came across little plaques on the pavement. They are markers placed outside the houses of those who lost...
Nike - Just do it

6th September | Issue #380 | Can You Do It Like Nike?

Tiger Woods is back in the game after nearly a decade of scandal and injury. But he is by no means a has-been. Television...
Would Davos without a Bono selfie be the same

Would Davos without a Bono selfie be the same?

Whether it was shivering on the streets of Davos for the World Economic Forum to catch sight of an elusive celebrity or organizing the...
COVID - Washing

Stop COVID-washing

No, no, I don’t mean you should stop washing your hands. I’d like you to stop desperately trying to make yourself relevant to the audience...
A tale of Dunbar, Gore, Whatsapp, Mom and Zomato

A tale of Dunbar, Gore, Whatsapp, Mom and Zomato

We were driving around a forest near the tea country in Southern India. No people. Just monkeys and deer. As we passed a remote village my...

What do people buy in times of COVID?

Happy Indian New Year! Let me hope it works out better than the one that started on January 1st :) The virus continues to haunt...