• Life in general!

    Essentialism, care to try?

    People have, I’d assume unintentionally, made possessions the yardstick of success. A large part of who you are gets defined, at least, socially, by what you own; consumerism is a powerful force. Trade and commerce control society in ways that…

  • Current affairs & politics

    ‘Sab Changa Ci = LIE’

    Do we mindlessly pursue idea/habit/decision/comment which has a large following? The simple answer to that question is a straightforward NO, we pick things which make sense to us or which serve a purpose that we hold dear. A concept can…

  • Current affairs & politics

    Undemocratic India!

    Discrimination by the law is unjust, on that account both Article 370 and 35A, did not have a place in present-day India. Special status by definition is discriminatory and particularly hated by the Indians who live outside J&K and did…

  • Organisation & culture building

    Brand and Brand Builders

    Brand gurus and marketing geniuses have defined brand comprehensively, leaving little scope for ambiguity or confusion for a postulant like me. Everyone is a consumer, we buy articles from sources we consider authentic within the reach of our presence and…

  • Current affairs & politics

    Raw Wisdom!

    I admire, Narendra Modi, the politician, a lot more than Modi the PM or Modi the wannabe statesman. You can like him for who he is, the ideas he represents or hate him for the very reasons but you certainly…

  • Current affairs & politics

    Modi Times!

    Allow me to take you back to that press conference that late Atal ji had called in 2002 when he cancelled all his schedules to travel to an Indian state that was burning in communal violence, mindless killings tainted newspapers…

  • Customer experience

    You need Omnichannel & More!

    The relationship between a customer and a brand revolves around a multitude of interaction that happens between them in the course of their journey together. Customers expect to get all that they have signed up for and more without having…

  • Current affairs & politics

    Pulwama, Modi and 2019!

    In the video that was uploaded minutes before the ghastly, horrendous, inhuman, & despicable act of targeting the convoy, the illiterate sinister idiot is found calling out to those who he thinks see faith and God like he does to…

  • Organisation & culture building

    Civility pays!

    “Civility in the context of business is, first-world-feel-good bullshit”, is what I maintained, in the early part of my career, in the years when I was new to tasting success (promotion meant success to me back then, nothing more and…

  • Organisation & culture building

    In your lane!

    Far too many of us are living our lives fighting for scarp : winning that one argument, that one person, that one promotion, that one posting, that one moment – with little or no active awareness of the fact that…

  • Organisation & culture building

    Goodbye, Fear!

    Fear is a primal human instinct, it has helped us survive the grey and grave threats of the cave life and generally caused our race to conceive and build secure places, plains, and things. We’ve come a long way though,…

  • Customer experience

    Service Culture.

    Between customer experience, culture & transformation I’ve written 10 articles (will list and link them at the end of this one) in last two years alone: collective views on organizational set up has also emerged as most liked and read…