Managing Perceptions

Business leader | Motivational Speaker | Former COO, CMO | Current Country Head – Greenply Industries

Written by: Subir Palit

About the author: Business leader | Motivational Speaker | Former COO, CMO | Current Country Head – Greenply Industries. He has over three decades of experience in marketing in consumer electronics and building materials industry

“I don’t care what others think about me, I just want to get on with doing a good job only”, well good job and hard work surely matters and there is nothing wrong to have such attitude, but such attitude may not be enough for achieving the desired career goals….

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Is OTT the New Playground for Communicators?

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Written by: Arpan Basu

About the author: Director Communications at Coca-Cola India and South West Asia

Earlier this year, I eavesdropped on an interesting conversation amongst the children at my kid’s school during the dispersal. The topic being discussed was the marvels of technology where each person could by the mere click of a button – sign up for services or apps on smartphones and TVs and enjoy their offerings any-time through universal internet access at their fingertips…….

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Are Marketers Over Obsessed With The 5th P.

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Written by: Praveen Jaipuriar

About the author: CEO at Continental Coffee Pvt. Limited | ex- Head Marketing – Dabur India Ltd

The 5th P that I am referring to here is the packaging. Packaging has undergone huge changes in the last couple of decades. Simple rounds have become curvaceous, adding aesthetics and convenience at the same time, single colour labels have become multicolour with options of a gloss look or matt finish, and so on……..

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Things Not To Do In Sales

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Written by: Ananda Chatterjee

About the author: National Sales Head – Opple Lighting India Pvt Ltd.

Everyone tells us “How to crack a sale” “How to make a Sales Call” “How to improve your strike ratio” but does anybody tell you “What Not to do in sales”?
90% of sales call do not materialize because customer didn’t like what you offered but because the way you offered……..

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Reimagining Travel & Tourism Marketing

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Written by: Ashok Jaiswar

About the author: Group Head Marketing and Corporate Communications – Greaves Cotton Limited and Ampere Electric

“Even a lone traveller feeds many.” Yes, every time a plane lands, so many cabs run, hotels get occupied, restaurants get full, travel operators thrive & local communities survive. Travel is integral to life & contributes significantly to jobs & economic vitality of the nation.
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Pandemic Communications Essentials: What Coronavirus has Taught the Communications Fraternity

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Written by: Arpan Basu

About the author: Director Communications at Coca-Cola India and South West Asia

The communications industry is an apt reflection of our time: fast-paced and in need of constant evolution. Especially during crises, well-devised communications can become the quickest tool in ensuring business continuity and responding to unprecedented situations……

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Why Small is the New Big for Gen-N?

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Written by: Ashok Jaiswar

About the author: Group Head Marketing and Corporate Communications – Greaves Cotton Limited and Ampere Electric

The daily life has been almost dysfunctional in the last 6 months & higher impetus to products that can restore wellness & health has been on a spike. Immunity boosters, comfort foods, essential groceries, health drinks, fitness products all have gained massive significance over conventional purchases……

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Communications – A conscious effort to get a balanced perspective

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Written by: Arpan Basu

About the author: Director Communications at Coca-Cola India and South West Asia

It’s a familiar feeling – you’re scrolling through your social media posts and you notice a pattern emerging. It’s subtle; you don’t really realise it till you make a conscious effort to really think about what you’re consuming, but you gradually realise that the curated content is aligned with your general worldview…..

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Embrace the unknown

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Written by: Ashok Jaiswar

About the author: Group Head Marketing and Corporate Communications – Greaves Cotton Limited and Ampere Electric

A lot goes as investment to create a product or service. But do you know that between 70% to 90% of these either fail or derail from the pre-decided plan. Either the offering doesn’t meet the requirements of consumers or they don’t find requisite value which probably leads to this situation. ….

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PR – The New Conscience Keeper In Town

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Written by: Minari Shah

About the author: Director-Public Relations at Amazon India

I have long enjoyed, even loved my job, but one of the things that often bothered me was the definition of PR as spin. It rarely seemed to align with the work I have now done for almost two decades. So let me actually speak of what we do, to try and set right some of these misconceptions; to show how, PR is increasingly one of the most important influences on companies to do right……..

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And you say it again and again and again…

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Written by: Arpan Basu

About the author: Director Communications at Coca-Cola India and South West Asia

Existing empirical research confirms that there is a positive relationship between reputation management and development of corporate houses. Corporations have long since realized the importance of managing the reputation that will sustain their advancement in the age of competitive business management….

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Service Champions Don’t Cut Corners!

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Written by: Ashok Jaiswar

About the author: Group Head Marketing and Corporate Communications – Greaves Cotton Limited and Ampere Electric

“You sell it and they may forget you, You serve well and they may remember you always.”
This has been a source of great inspiration for me as a Sales & Marketing person working to create great memorable experiences in the lifecycle journey of customers….

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