Can you put a price on culture

Price of culture

Many large, successful organizations stay private just so that they can enjoy their culture and lifestyle the way they want to. It’s hard to think of a large listed organization that can pull off a Naked Friday, like OneBestWay did in 2009.
Weekly Newsletter

14th March 2019 | Issue #407 | Salaries are for Suckers, say Nick, Priyanka,...

The Jonas Brothers are out with a new hit, Sucker, after a break of 6 years. The bros are all grown up and feature...
Konkona funds her own worth – and you?

7th March 2019 | Issue #406 | Konkona funds her own worth – and...

Women’s Day is tomorrow and I’m already seeing pink. Er, red. As the parent of a dyslexic child I was not happy with the Prime...
Are you an authority?

28th February 2019 | Issue #405 | Are you an authority?

The recent skirmishes between India and Pakistan have pitted WhatsApp as a source of information against the mainline media. Increasingly I am seeing requests on...
Launching the Impact Network – Wish Me Luck!

22nd February 2019 | Issue #404 | Launching the Impact Network – Wish Me...

Landing in Delhi yesterday, Tuhina found a debit card stuck in the ATM. Being good marketers we analysed it – wealth management card so...
Happy Lupercalia! Ok, Valentine's Day

14th February 2019 | Issue #403 | Happy Lupercalia! Ok, Valentine’s Day

Lupercalia was the Roman festival of fertility conducted between 13th and 15th February. Apparently it was a time for men to hit on women. With...
Weekly Newsletter

7th February 2019 | Issue #402 | Will we go back to drinking Campa...

I grew up drinking Bovonto and Campa Cola. India had asked Coca Cola to leave because (among other things) they refused to share the...
Chanda And The Business Of Morals

31st January 2019 | Issue #401 | Chanda And The Business Of Morals

The purpose of a business is to make money and unless legally prevented from pursuing a particular route, it will do so. The individuals...
quatercentenary. It’s this newsletter’s 400th issue. I understand that this may not be as important to you as,

24th January 2019 | Issue #400 | It’s my quadricentennial, so ignore Priyanka for...

Or quatercentenary. It’s this newsletter’s 400th issue. I understand that this may not be as important to you as, say, Priyanka Gandhi Vadera joining...
The Hardik And Gillette Story

17th January 2019 | Issue #399 | The Hardik And Gillette Story

When I studied engineering the women’s hostel had a 10.30pm curfew. The men had none. If we went out to the local town with...