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10 tips for organic industry retailers

August 2, 2016 | Published in Pure & Eco

Organic retailing in India is still in its infancy and is beset with many challenges. Even as consumers are becoming increasingly conscious about the perils of conventional products and seeking out organic products more than before, the quality of organic retailing and its penetration still needs a considerable quantum of improvement...

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Discover the leader in you

May 9, 2013 | Published in Deccan Herald

Your leadership style, though innate to a great extent, does and should vary as per the circumstances. Know the world’s most famous equation? Yes, you guessed it right! It’s E=mc2, formulated by Albert Einstein discovering the real power hidden in an atom...

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Success lies beyond academic success

July 12, 2012 | Published in Deccan Herald

Academic excellence and professional skills may help you get into a career. However, it is important to develop life-skills that will help you make a success of your career and manage personal success better...

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Master the triangle of success

February 16, 2012 | Published in Deccan Herald

Knowledge, skills and attitude make up the three most important ingredients of career success. While knowledge and skills can be gained, can one be trained to have the right ‘attitude’?

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Start your dream enterprise

January 25, 2012 | Published in Deccan Herald

Today, a lot of young students are eschewing the well-trodden career path and following their inner calling to work for society. V Pradeep Kumar tells you all about starting a social enterprise...

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The world is in your hands

January 5, 2012 | Published in Deccan Herald

With the dominance of Europe and America ending, the face of the world is changing rapidly in the 21st century. We are heading towards a tri-polar world, where large emerging nations such as India and China can play a decisive role in shaping the future world. In this regard, can our youth be catalysts of change, taking India to the next stage of development...

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Learn the language of leadership

November 17, 2011 | Published in Deccan Herald

Though a lot of students are good at informal communication, they falter at projecting themselves effectively. V Pradeep Kumar provides tips on mastering basic communication skills essential for success...

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Revamp training to achieve customer delight

November 16, 2011 | Published in Deccan Herald

Train your trainer Innovation and customisation is a solution for practical challenges. Post globalisation, China has become the factory of the world and the marketing battles have traversed and penetrated deep in a level playing flat world...

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Be the architect of your life

September 15, 2011 | Published in Deccan Herald

Picture of a girl thinking about her career while studying John completed his engineering at a leading institution, and after a short work experience in India, did his Masters in the US. sThe engineering specialisation he had chosen was new and promised great scope...

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Lessons from Dubai Metro

July 18, 2011 | Published in Times of India

Bangalore Metro is taking its own sweet time while citizens grow impatient. Having lived in Dubai for several years, I can’t but recollect the experience of the metro project there.

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Fight inertia to FastTrack growth

August 26, 2009 | Published in Deccan Herald

Organisational complacency is the most important factor hampering corporate performance. There is something more than strategies and plans that are required to keep an organisation going...

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UAE economy weathering the storm, not falling apart

June 13, 2009 | Published in Deccan Herald

A few days ago, I was counselling Rohit of 12th standard, who was preparing for JEE-Main exam scheduled in 2020. He was very keen to do B.Tech. in IIT, even if it meant taking a year’s break after the board exam to prepare exclusively for JEE. Although, not all students might be as determined as Rohit, there’s an important lesson to learn.

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Tips to safeguard your jobs in times of recession

February 11, 2009 | Published in Deccan Herald

The most unfortunate aspect of a deep recession such as the present one is the job losses. Because, a job loss is a terrible and traumatic thing to happen as it affects the individual and his family on emotional, financial and social aspects....

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Ten strategies for managing growth in various industries

December 3, 2008 | Published in Deccan Herald

While every organization strives for growth, managing growth is a tough task, even for the most experienced and futuristic visionaries. Growth management is complex governed by not merely the efficient utilization of internal resources, but also managing the external forces...

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The power of women in marketing

July 11, 2007 | Published in Deccan Herald

Let’s look at the following examples from a highly competitive service industry: Mother of a young child takes up a frontline sales job and performs at an average of 135 per cent of her targets while beautifully balancing her work and home responsibilities...

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