Will you pay premium to be UnConnected!

Can lack of Wifi and Mobile connectivity be an advantage? Recently I was at Coconut Hut at Divegar on the Konkan belt. It is a small cosy resort with 20 rooms and a swimming pool right at the centre. It has no WiFi. If I was to know it before arriving at the resort, I… Read More »

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Will the DVC’s help CEAT on talent front?

Is CEAT facing issues with its talent management? Or are there work culture issues? In the current recruitment market, candidates are worried about the choices they make. There are numerous unanswered questions before them. Everyone wants to know more about the organisational culture and values in detail. Most of company culture knowledge is a result… Read More »

Who to blame for SOCIAL Skew in creative awards win.

‘So we have a new agency of the year’… my chirpy greeting to an industry veteran while leaving Goa’s Grand Hyatt got an unexciting almost conversation closing reply  ‘You wearing a nice red shirt, and the jeans are good too’. I realised it was not a good subject to discuss. The dejection was complete.  The… Read More »

GOAFEST, Meets Expectation – Promises to be better

The 13th edition of Goafest lived to its promise of being more productive and better than the last edition. There were visible, and determined efforts to make it a better experience. Goafest remains a work-in-progress with a promise of ‘Best yet to come’ – and I will take that. This article is not a Goafest… Read More »

Advertising Industry ignores the elephant in the room.

How did advertising Industry fail to address the elephant in the room? I campaigned for ‘Wearing a touch of white’ in support of ASCI at Goafest 2018 with a lot of conviction and less of confidence. It was also a protest against the apparent lack of collectivism in the Industry and Baba Ramdev’s consistent blatant… Read More »

Support ASCI, WEAR A TOUCH OF WHITE on 5th April at Goafest #ProudOfASCI

Show your appreciation and support for ASCI, WEAR A TOUCH OF WHITE WHITE on 5th April 2018 at Goafest. Tomorrow is the inaugural session of the 13th edition of Goafest, the Khumbh of Indian Advertising. I expect every work awarded or displayed at Goafest confirms to the ASCI guidelines, which is the outcome of Industry… Read More »