Different ways to tell Your Brand Story

As humans we are wired for stories because they help us to make meaning in a seaming meaningless world. In the business world we think that we need to get serious, because after all it is serious business. So we stop telling stories. Sit through any presentation and you will know what I am talking about, you get bored to death with data . At … Continue reading Different ways to tell Your Brand Story

Brand Storytelling : Every Founder has a story

‘Why’ is the first question I ask every client I consult. “Why did you begin this venture?”. I have never got an answer that says ‘profits’ or ‘to make money’. There is a deeper reason. Recently one of my clients Dr Pramod Triphati shared “Instead of being the Doctor who prescribes ‘correct medicine’, or who does ‘flawless surgery’, I chose to be the doctor who … Continue reading Brand Storytelling : Every Founder has a story

LESSONS FROM NANO FOR EVERY BUSINESS

We have heard stories of how seeing the plight of a middle class Indian family struggling with children on a two wheeler moved Mr Ratan Tata to build a four wheeler that would be affordable and safe for every two wheeler owner. The story goes that the price would be around rupees one lakh , that is what we heard . That was cheaper than … Continue reading LESSONS FROM NANO FOR EVERY BUSINESS

HOW TO BUILD YOUR PERSONAL BRAND IN 8 STEPS

Whether you are a founder of a business or you are in a job or a freelancer you are a person brand. You can choose to be a part of the crowd and become a commodity brand. Being a commodity will make you replaceable with something or someone cheaper. Being a Commodity is a survival game. You can choose to be a brand that stands … Continue reading HOW TO BUILD YOUR PERSONAL BRAND IN 8 STEPS

YOU CANNOT CHANGE WORLD VIEWS , CHANGE YOUR STORY

I have been grappling with the insight , it is difficult, maybe impossible to change world views. I see this in conversations now in school alumni groups and families. There are two polarising views. Each sees theirs as being the truth. Each is trying to change and challenge the other view. Only it does not change , there is conflict. I have seen friends leave … Continue reading YOU CANNOT CHANGE WORLD VIEWS , CHANGE YOUR STORY