Category Archives: PUBLISHED ARTICLES

CO-CREATION TO REVIVE MAGAZINES

Magazines losing circulation is no longer news. They can’t think of cover price increase is a reality. Advertisers no longer consider magazines as an integral part of their campaign. And digital content monetisation has not been easy. Magazines must seek fresher perspectives. The argument that goes against magazines is simple. We are living in a… Read More »

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Make My Trip – needs more than Magical advertising.

Three years back ‘Make My Trip’ (MMT) signed Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt as Brand Ambassador in a strategic move to connect with younger customers. The audience was intrigued, as the two have not done a movie together. Gully Boy will be the first movie for the pair. The audience has seen some brilliant, interesting, engaging and… Read More »

‘CREATIVE SUPERPOWERS’, You need it. Book Review

TODAY ONE NEEDS ‘CREATIVE SUPERPOWERS’. Creativity is an expected skillset in any profession today. We all want ‘Creative Superpowers’ to grow. Yet, there are very few recognised programmes on creativity taught as part of professional education at graduate or postgraduate level. Creativity is something one is expected to have or to learn on the job.… Read More »

2018- Life Impact Books I refuse to UnCage

Typically, I read 70 plus books every year. And, share my recommendation from the books published in that year. You may access the recommended list of 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 here. 2018 has been different. I managed to read only 30 odd books. This year I was concentrating on writing and working on my… Read More »

The thought of Green Brand Building!

‘Green Brand Building’ is a thought in the inception stage. It is inspired by ‘My Green School’ an idea supporting education for ‘Gross National Happiness’ (GNH).  It is an initiative by Thakur S Powdyel, former Education Minister of Bhutan. Bhutan believes in GNH as a measurement of Growth and prosperity.  It believes- ‘The ultimate desire… Read More »

Indigo Blinked early on Customer Frustration.

Last week, Indigo, the best on-time performing airline of India, made an announcement. It said it would start charging for any seat selected on web check-in.  Oh, well, it graciously offered the option of free seat check-in at the airport. As expected, it led to loud protests and negative sentiments on social media. Finally, Indigo… Read More »