The 80/20 Principle

Ginger Rogers - the Academy award winning actress - had once famously quipped – “Stand for something or you will fall for anything.” Despite the fact that Ginger’s context was entirely different from Pareto’s, I could always relate the two. I was introduced to the concept of Pareto’s 80/20 Law in my B-School. I found … Continue reading The 80/20 Principle

The Art of Social Media

I will say this about Guy Kawasaki's 'The Art of Social Media': It is the best primer to get kicking on social media. Somehow, I never came around to reading any of Guy Kawasaki's previous books. For the uninitiated (if there are any), Guy is a leading authority on social media, a pioneer of blogging … Continue reading The Art of Social Media

Storm the Norm

Storm the Norm

Book review of Anisha Motwani's Storm the Norm. If you rue the scarcity of quality India-centric business books, then, read this one, you won't be disappointed.


Book review of Martin Lindstrom's 'Brandwashed'. Martin Lindstrom, fed up with the scheming tactics of his fellow marketers, dons a different hat. He engages in an astonishing exposition of marketing skulduggery.

A Never-Before World

Rama Bijapurkar is one of the leading experts on consumer behaviour and market strategy in India. A regular contributor to the national dailies and a visiting faculty at IIMs, Rama Bijapurkar continues on her quest to demystify the enigmatic Indian market with her new book 'A Never-Before World'. Her new book cuts through the labyrinth … Continue reading A Never-Before World


I don't read many marketing books these days. Unless they happen to be from one of my favorite authors, I wittingly avoid marketing literature. There was a time when the only books on my reading list used to be from marketing and related domains. That initial routine sharpened my b******t radar and over the time, … Continue reading Likeonomics