A woman who was disowned by her husband, who had nothing of her own who would beg on platforms by singing became mother to hundreds of children.
How could that happen? From where did the resources come ? Continue reading MOTHER OF ORPHANS
While in the midst of a worsening pandemic in India I am seeing the worst side and the best side of social media. In our school alumni group I found there is very strong polarisation for and against political points of views. This is true globally we saw the same recently in the US . We see different flavours of the same across the world. … Continue reading SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS HAVE POLARISED/ UNITED OUR WORLD
We were all hopeful that vaccines would help us end the pandemic. Till we saw what happened in India. The second wave has been devastating, people have died gasping for air. Hospitals are full, the medical infrastructure has collapsed. The subconscious impact of not being able to get a hospital bed and oxygen despite of having money and connections is going to remain. What we … Continue reading THE WORLD HAS CHANGED
Every business has a story. I met Renuka after my cycling today , she has a food truck that sells healthy detox juices. I asked her her story. Renuka had lost her job of 19 years during the pandemic. She was managing the CRM at a real estate company. The business vanished , “we were like white elephants for the company, I was fired after … Continue reading A SMALL BUSINESS STORY
The cage is fictional, there is none , we create our imaginary cage .
The day I understood this I experienced freedom. Continue reading PUT YOUR EXCUSES ON HOLD
What would you do if you lost your job tomorrow? You think that is not possible. Think again . Thousands lost their jobs suddenly overnight during the pandemic. No warning. One of my colleagues from the first company I worked at connected with me , he was looking for a job , he was desperate , months had passed with no income and bills needed … Continue reading WHAT IS PASSION PROJECT ?
Organisation cultures are built around stories. When tribes gather they tell stories and some stories are passed down over generations. At Mastek an IT company I headed Corporate Communications there were many such stories. How the founders who studied together at IIM and went on to build an iconic global Indian IT company was a story . All the founders were first generation entrepreneurs made … Continue reading EMPLOYER BRANDING WITH STORYTELLING MY LESSONS AT MASTEK
Organisation cultures are built around stories,founders have stories, organisations have stories,employees have stories, clients have storiescommunities you work in have stories, there are stories around work you do , impact you make in the world. Tell your stories , because stories cut through communication clutter , stories touch hearts , stories are remembered and stories are passed on . Stories mean business. Organisations don’t buy … Continue reading EVERY ORGANISATION HAS MANY STORIES , TELL YOUR STORIES
He slept in buses and trains and on platforms on his journey. One day he slept in the slum and the next day he was in a palatial house on 35th floor in Mumbai ! He says he drank water from the taps of 80 cities of India , lived on had street food and if he found the food was expensive he would just … Continue reading HE TRAVELLED 80 CITIES IN INDIA WITH JUST 220 $
The outcomes of Project Deep blue indicate that is possible to align Brand purpose with CSR . Continue reading BRAND AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY