This blog is the based on a conversation on Executive Presence as part of a series of discussions on 7 growth skills on Mentza & hosted by Devraj Ghosh Click Here to Listen to the Full Podcast Have you ever been in a room with a leader who commands attention and inspires confidence? Or noticed... Continue Reading →
I didn’t know how to answer – “tell me something about yourself”
Many years back, when I interviewed at the Stephen’s college in Delhi, I was asked, “tell me something about yourself”, and I had no idea what to say. I had no problems answering factual questions about science and general awareness, but just didn’t know how to construct my answer to, a now seemingly benign question,... Continue Reading →
Social Stock Exchange – What are they?
A Social Stock Exchange is a new concept in India. This article and linked podcast tries to explain what a Social Stock Exchange is, who is it for and how does it operate. This is the edited transcript of a discussion on Mentza, the live audio learning app
What I learnt from Advertising about communication
I spent a few years of my career in the advertising industry, working on brands in chocolate, food & beverage categories. It was there that I started giving serious thought to what constitutes effective communication. Every piece of communication from every brand is like a person trying to gain attention of a mildly interested consumer,... Continue Reading →
Brand v/s Business v/s Marketing
The age-old conversation. Brand v/s Business. "Do I grow one, do I grow both? Why do I need a good brand, I should focus on my business? My business has a great brand. My brand value ensures business. What will my business gain from the brand? What will my brand gain in terms of business?... Continue Reading →
Want your Career to Soar in 2023? These 5 Building Blocks are Vital!
‘Some'll win, some will loseSome are born to sing the bluesWhoa, the movie never endsIt goes on and on and on and on’ 'Don't Stop Believin' from The Journey 2022 has ended. We bid goodbye to it with a ferocity combined with relief. And as we turn into 2023, we also know that nothing has... Continue Reading →