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Aam Admi Party, Have U Forgotten Crowdsourcing?

One of the biggest achievement of Aam Admi Party (AAP) was raising fund thru Crowdfunding! It was really some sort of historical achievement in India. No Indian political party had tried this as neither of them had the vision or the guts to do so. It was not only a bold move but very well executed. Read More..

Yes, Entrepreneurs are Meditators!

As per Wikipedia, one of the definitions of Meditation is a practice in which an individual trains the mind or induces a mode of consciousness, either to realize some benefit or for the mind to simply acknowledge its content without becoming identified with that content or as an end in itself . Read More..

The Change Management & The Brilliance Of NRN

When N.R.Narayanmurthy returned to Infosys, as a student and adviser on "Change Management" I was very skeptical as what is his agenda, how will he make any difference, what value his son Rohan will add etc etc. Now post Vishal Sikka's announcement as CEO, I am able to connect the dots with his actions Read More..

Dude Mobile Is Different !

I heard my 21 year old undergrad student son say "Dude, Mobile is Different!" to his friend and that got me thinking "Really!". So i decided to spend last few months studying the 'difference' and I concluded my finding (just for now) post GSM World! Read More..

Team Spirit"...Teach me now!

An Article “Team spirit” in Economist prompted me to write this article. I may sound very critical of many things related to “Team spirit” in India , but then facts, when stated are many times adversarial to government and organisations responsible for running social establishments like schools, Read More..

If your customers ain't sharing, no one is buying!!

In good old days, one would show off its prized possession to people around like neighbors, relatives and even family members to make then envious, jealous or feel inferior. Children would showcase their toys, teenagers would showcase their clothes and adults would showoff their high value items like jewelry etc. etc.. Read More..

Entrepreneurs are born and made!

This is the statement I am hoping will put new light on a question that has been asked time and gain and lots of scholarly people have tried o answer it in their own different ways. I tried to take a shot at it and went back in my own past to find answer. Was I born to be an entrepreneur or was I made? Read More..

Its not Consumer Affair, Its Consumer Relationship, stupid!

This is the statement I am hoping will put new light on a question that has been asked time and gain and lots of scholarly people have tried o answer it in their own different ways. I tried to take a shot at it and went back in my own past to find answer. Was I born to be an entrepreneur or was I made? Read More..

Its not Consumer Affair, Its Consumer Relationship, stupid!

I read Jonathan Livingston Seagull very early in my life (age 15) and have been heavily influenced by the book. The first part of the book , where Jonathan breaks all the shackles to learn the magic of flying high, I tried to emulate with various ventures and is somewhat done for me. Read More..

Past Frequent Flyers”: How to Loose your...

Airlines remain very indifferent to their customers, specially to their “past Frequent Fliers”! I say past as all senior executives, who fly frequently, take a career break every now and then and reduce their flying frequency, becoming “past Frequent Flyers” I am not sure how much data analyses Read More..

3 Ways to Beat Competition

I keep observing that increasingly companies and the management getting paranoid about competition and its activities due to some losses in the market place! Each and every move of competition starts getting tracked and discussed! The competitors’ numbers, their technology, their operations etc. Read More..

Digital Marketing and Sales : Lines are blurring

As part Digital Marketing World, I get this two question very often," I am a sales person, I understand the customer when one-on-one! it seems online is all about marketing and customers are virtual?" and the second one, " how & why do I account for sales? I am a marketing person! I can build brands, Read More..

Selling is not same anymore!

Sales is not Selling Products or selling yourself or for that matter developing
relationships Anymore: While putting together a sales training program for an organization, i cam across this realization that selling is no more the same as it used to be. I started my career as a salesperson and underwent some very intense selling program from companies like Eureka Forbes in direct selling, HCL in Office Automation and Computer Hardware selling, Read More..