Oh the masks we don, and the personas we project, in the quest for that plum job. These stories are mostly, but not exclusively, from the early phases of my career, when I was not just finding my feet, but also finding myself. I was quite skilled at being interviewed.
Frederick Winslow Taylor, widely regarded as the first management consultant, was the right expert for his times. Changes in industrial production in the early 20th century, best exemplified by Henry Ford’s creation – the assembly line, demanded new levels of routine and conformity from workers.
Video calls while working from home go smoothly for Ankush Kolekar on his fast 10mbps connection, except when an argument erupts outside his neighbour’s front door, just 3 feet away from his own.
This is a tale of two retail competitors in the Corona and post-Corona era. Recognising that consumer behaviour will change, perhaps forever
What is the essence of digital marketing? With its use of data and targeting, the digital marketing aspiration is to engage an individual customer
A former colleague at Myntra, the fashion e-retailer, once expressed, “Why bother with static customer segments in a digital business? The person buying an expensive dress for New Year’s also buys inexpensive walking shoes.
By its very nature, a strategy is about predicting and charting a course for the future. Which means, strategy is hypothesis, not fact, and conjecture until validated.