20th December 2018 | Issue #395 – Spoiler Alert for Santa Believers

Don’t read this if you’re an ardent Santa believer. Or if you’re below 12. All the Santas you see aren’t real. Yes, yes, I know...

13th December 2018 | Issue #394 | Mukesh owns Antilia, Jio and superlatives

There has been some grumbling about the rather lavish wedding celebrations of Mukesh & Nita Ambani’s offspring Isha with the Piramal scion. I have...

6th December 2018 | Issue #393 | How to do PR. Unless you’re Deepika.

My 9 year old has a YouTube channel Overcreative DIY. Thanks to the kindness of classmates and their parents she has 36 subscribers and gets...

29th November 2018 | Issue #392 | The real meaning of powerful and influential

I attended the Fortune Most Powerful Women in Business in India program in Mumbai earlier this week. I’d been to the MPW programs in...

22nd November 2018 | Issue #391 | Can Chatbots Help You Get A Raise?

The packaging, fashion and cosmetic industries - just to name a few - count on us judging a book by its cover. The outer...
Weekly Newsletter: Script your own story. Stan Lee did.

15th November 2018 | Issue #390 | Script your own story. Stan Lee did.

I conducted an internal session on personal branding for the team today and I found the example of Stan Lee, who helped co-create heroes...
Weekly Newsletter: Happy hedgehog to you

9th November 2018 | Issue #389 | Happy hedgehog to you

'Tis the season of annual plans and introspection. And of a string of festivals. A time for thanksgiving for what has been and looking...
Happy Diwali from Down Under

6th November 2018 | Issue #388 | Happy Diwali from Down Under

My first visit to Sydney was in the 70s when my father was posted here on work. It was my first time staying at...
Weekly Newsletter: How to rock like Freddie

25th October 2018 | Issue #387 | How to rock like Freddie

“We are the champions” sang Queen all those years ago. Yesterday I hosted two sessions on personal branding for a global IT services organisation. And...
Weekly Newsletter: My paranoia about AI

18th October 2018 | Issue #386 | My Paranoia About AI

The other day the call dropped in the middle of a conversation. I called the other person back and continued the conversation. We speculated...