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

Brand Storytelling: Who is your Tribe ?

I know of a animal shelter that cares for injured street dogs . Everyday it puts out a short one minute video story recorded on mobile phone on Instagram. Every video shared has a few thousand likes , it has over eighty five thousand followers. It gets all its funding requirements from this band of followers. Each of the followers is a animal lover and … Continue reading Brand Storytelling: Who is your Tribe ?

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

SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS HAVE POLARISED/ UNITED OUR WORLD

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

WHEN THERE IS GLOOM, CAN A STORY SPARK HOPE

It was this very question that got me to start Heroes of India YouTube channel. Global pandemic had been announced. The world was locked down. There was uncertainty, gloom. The storyteller in me wanted to change the narrative. With stories of hope , of real heroes. Those who did not walk away. Those who chose to make a real difference in our world. I wanted … Continue reading WHEN THERE IS GLOOM, CAN A STORY SPARK HOPE