Category Archives: LESSONS IN MANAGEMENT

Catalyst makes to my list of 10 most recommended books to read

It took me time to pick ‘Catalyst: The Ultimate Strategies on How To Win At Work And In Life’ by Chandramouli Venkatesan. Reading it, I realised, I cover a lot of it in two of my workshops ‘Brand-I’ and ‘Re-Discover Yourself’, but from a different perspective. On the other side, I have that sinking feeling… Read More »

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REDISCOVER is your investment in self.

REDISCOVER IS A COMMITMENT AND INVESTMENT IN SELF. REDISCOVER is a commitment to self. It believes you are already good and have all the resources. You are not creating and crafting something new, you are only rediscovering. ONLY YOU CAN MAKE A CHANGE. Nothing is going to change unless you are willing to invest time… Read More »

Leadership lessons absorbed like a sponge

On the 72nd Independence Day, I am sharing a review of ‘SPONGE: Leadership Lessons I Learnt From My Clients’ by Ambi Parameswaran. I was thinking, how different the country could be if all of us behaved like the sponge. If like Ambi, we too could reflect on our mistakes and learn through our experiences. Maybe… Read More »

Rediscover Yourself’ The most selfish workshop ever.

HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW YOURSELF? Self-knowledge is desirable. However, like perfection, it is tough to achieve. It is a ‘work-in-process’. Hence we need to Rediscover, Realign and Reconnect with our inner self to raise our self-awareness. Our biases due to our experience and choices that have shaped our behaviour and attitude are one of the… Read More »

Guru Purnima, I learnt what I must not do.

I remember the moment on Guru Purnima. It was late at night.  I was returning from the IAA Leadership Awards. I had just popped in another chewing gum when I opened the winner envelope I have been holding tight. The 23rd winner. At IAA Leadership Awards last Friday, fourteen leaders were identified across categories and… Read More »

Let us learn to celebrate imperfection in life.

Celebrate Imperfection. Don’t rush after the illusion called PERFECTION. Better celebrate imperfection in life. It is not a new thought. Many great thinkers, gurus and leaders have articulated it. We humans express a spectrum of endless emotions, experiences and expectations. We also evaluate them against individual parameters that keep getting redefined. We exist because imperfection exists.… Read More »

Wagh Bakri Chai lacks earlier warmth

Wagh Bakri a bit Lukewarm The latest Wagh BakriDVC by Scarecrow M&CSaatchi   takes the theme ‘Rishton Ki Garmahat’ to next level with ‘Rishton Ka HI FEVER’. It introduces a granny who uses Tea to settle an argument. She makes a point. Is The Insight Laboured To Justify Brand Continuity? The insight has been simplified to… Read More »

Life is only worth living in a Beta Mode.

Life is crazy, demanding world of MAdTech professional; Media/marketing, Advertising, and technology. In addition to the pressure and demands of the organisation, there are many that are self-created. There are so many equations and variables to be balanced in an otherwise unpredictable environment. We live in a sea of uncertainties. There is with no assurance… Read More »