Unlocking the Indian Economy post-COVID The Road Ahead-min

Unlocking the Indian Economy post-COVID: The Road Ahead…

Delicate Balance, Considerations, and Decisions...India has outlined a 2-pronged strategy for phased restarting of economic activities from this week while maintaining its focus on flattening the curve. The...
Let’s merge Sales and Marketing for Growth

Let’s merge Sales and Marketing for Growth

Roll over CMO - welcome, CGO! Let’s merge Sales and Marketing for Growth When I joined Infosys in 1998, Marketing and Sales had different bosses. After...
6 Marketing Steps to Your Dream Job

6 Marketing Steps to Your Dream Job

The economy is a bit creaky in the wake of COVID, agreed. But some people are still getting jobs. There may be lesser jobs...
How can your brand Rock the Recession

How can your brand Rock the Recession?

By pretending there isn’t one. I don’t mean denial, but I do mean that a batten-the-hatches freeze -all-spending is not the only option. During the...
How to train a Marketing Unicorn

How to train a Marketing Unicorn

You have a great product and you went ahead and hired a great marketer. Yet your growth isn’t up to expectations. Why would this...
How pandemics past and present fuel the rise of mega-corporations

How pandemics past and present fuel the rise of mega-corporations

Eleanor Russell, University of Cambridge and Martin Parker, University of Bristol In June 1348, people in England began reporting mysterious symptoms. They started off as mild and vague: headaches,...
Primal fears, consumer trends and Covid-19

What is Fear Based Marketing? What marketing trends does it drive?

The fear of being 'rejected' by the opposite sex due to bad breath or pimples is a time-tested trigger used by marketers. Another is the fear of shame also called "Ego death" by Dr. Karl Albrecht. Remember those ads and urging the CIO to buy anti-virus software or a data backup solution to ensure business continuity or face the wrath of his boss?