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...
How You Like That Be like BLACKPINK

How You Like That? Be like BLACKPINK

That’s not a grammar error. BLACKPINK’s music video “How you like that” just hit 600 million views on YouTube, setting some sort of a...
Sachin, Kim, and virtue signalling

Sachin, Kim, and virtue signalling

Sachin Bansal recommended a Twitter handle to his male followers and added that women could follow it too. He promptly got engulfed in a fire-storm...
The inevitable rise and fall of your career

The inevitable rise and fall of your career

You should plan to have 2 (or more) distinct careers. In the first one you rely on fluid intelligence and in the second one on crystallised intelligence, areas like teaching, mentoring, strategy and leadership. The key to remaining “successful’ is to understand when you’ve overstayed your time in the fluid intelligence arena and start building towards your next avatar where you purvey wisdom.

Be famous and humble. Be like Elon Musk.

When we are successful we ascribe it to our wonderful team, support of our parents, god’s blessings, luck, fortunate timing, the better half, amazing...
Weekly Newsletter: Opera Houses Are not Just For Singing

04th October 2018 | Issue #384 – Opera Houses Are not Just For Singing

Tuesday being a holiday, I dragged the 9 year-old out for old-fashioned shopping on Brigade Road, Bangalore. The new Miniso outlet made her very...
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...
Are Brands Evil?

Are Brands Evil?

I recently wrote that companies can’t have morals, only people can. This sparked some interesting discussions on Twitter and elsewhere. I was very flattered to...
Roll over sleepless CMO - the CGO is here

Roll over sleepless CMO – the CGO is here

Apparently marketers can’t get to bed before midnight as per a study by Wakefit. And they can’t sleep late either - 44% sleep less...
AI and HBD to Amitabh Bachchan

11th October 2018 | Issue #385 | AI and HBD to Amitabh Bachchan

AI can change the world by helping remove biases. More on that in a bit. But it can also help you interact with the...