March 1, 2013: I had the opportunity to be part of panelist in the Panel discussions at 1st BITS Alumni Gulf meet.  The topic was “BRICK AND MORTAR TO CLICK AND MORTAR – Influence of Social Media and Digital Marketing”.  And I would like to share my opinions to address audience’s questions. Brick & Mortar […]

Moments of Pride

Friday Feb. 22, 2013; an event was organized by three NGO’s SMARTLIFE,  SAVERA and WELFARE OF THE MANKIND to recognize the Blue collar workers who had participated in the English speaking  and computer classes.  The event was graced by HE M.K. Lokesh Ambassador of India to UAE. The event was held at ECMIT institute in Al […]

What are you missing ?

  This afternoon I left early from office with a mind to go home and rest. On the way I met a friend and promptly changed my choice and headed away from home.  And am not amazed that I did not rest and have not rested yet, contemplating that I will catch up on my […]

Chana Masala

  It does not require a shopping mall, big finance or an education from a reputed institute to be an entrepreneur. It simply requires the grit and mindset to be one.  My words pour after having tasted mouthwatering “Chana (Chick Pea)  Masala mix”   at Al Quoz labour camp. I spend my Fridays evening teaching blue […]

Penny saved is penny earned ?

  I have heard penny saved is penny earned.  But what is the value of penny these days but a penny saved a day over the year does reflect a meaningful value.  Similarly I am sharing few tips on saving without impacting your lifestyle and these are practical tips that I have practiced in the […]

What is Neev Consultancy ?

And finally gave identity to my entrepreneurial instincts “Neev Consultancy”,  The name Neev means foundation in Hindi language and every venture must develop strong foundation to excel in their business pursuits.  And Neev Consultancy is the right partner team to strengthen your foundation; because the stronger the foundation, the faster your business will rise. Neev […]

Brand building for Dummies

If you are offended by the title, don’t read further; you will never be able to build your BRAND.  Because Brand building requires sweat equity and inordinate number of failure, pitfalls and injuries followed by SUCCESS. Brand building is simple but a road less travelled.  There are four simple pillars to build your BRAND and […]

My JITO Experience

Last Monday I was expected to deliver a keynote on “Finding Success in Social Media”  at JITO – Dubai Chapter  ( I was excited and my excitement was reflected in my preparation when I reached the venue.  I had left my Notebook computer at home.  Lesson # 1; when on an important assignment prepare […]

Finding Success in Social Media

On a visit to  a large enterprise customer I handed over my business card and customer response was I will send you an invite on LinkedIn ? I do not carry cards, will LinkedIn.  And I stared with blank expressions in thin air. My real journey in social media engagement started around 4 years back […]

Why did Steve Jobs squat on the floor ?

Why did Steve Jobs Squat on the floor and folded his hands ? How did “David beat Goliath” ..Malcolm Gladwell What if you could read your women’s mind and tell her exactly what she wanted to hear at the exact time ? Why Math is more important than …………? “What” is more important than “Why” […]