Monthly Archives: November 2014

Coca-Cola goes premium and loses its way – with its sexist advertisements!

CocaCola’s new Fairlife milk is to be launched next month in USA. The “premiumisation of milk” is a bit of genius – a new target category in a cluttered commodity like marketplace. They are focussing on product – the milk … Continue reading

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Leadership: Resilience versus Adaptability – Which is Better?

I struggled with this question. For many years I thought that adaptability was everything. Behold the chameleon that blended in or Charles Darwin’s theory of survival – “It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive, but … Continue reading

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Leadership: Facing the Storm and taking Responsibility

Taking responsibility for failures is very hard – especially when you don’t feel responsible or when you feel you were equally hurt as all the people impacted by the situation or the issue. But this is the job description of … Continue reading

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Bridging Failures: Being a Successful Entrepreneur

Failure sucks and the hardest part is getting over the experience. Too often it binds us in chains of fear and prevents us from taking the next step forward. Here are some tips to help you on your journey forwards. … Continue reading

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Failure is a Leap of Faith

I hear a lot about the fear of failure, like it is a big thing…a taboo topic or a hidden disease. Failure is an integral part of learning, it is like breathing. Show me a person who has never failed … Continue reading

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When Doing Good is Doing Harm: Responsible Intentions

Recently I had the privilege to visit Kenya and interact with some amazing school children. I firmly believe the strength of a nation is its youth and I was pleasantly surprised by my experience. It is a fact that the … Continue reading

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