Are you a salesperson? “Of course not. I am an accountant (or something else).” That’s the common internal story of most professionals. You may not realise that you are always a salesperson irrespective of your job description. Sales is the process of communicating the value of something. Without the ability to convey value, no employeeRead More →

The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) and the finance ministry are in talks over the foreign portfolio investments (FPI) surcharge issue, a government official told CNBC-TV18. After the Union Budget announcement in July, there was a meeting held by the finance ministry’s Department of Economic Affairs (DEA) where issues and representationsRead More →

Amid a debate over variance in numbers in the Economic Survey and the Budget, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman July 10 said both the documents present consistent picture and her budget numbers are authentic and projections based on realistic estimates. “The data which is given in the Budget is 100 per cent aboveRead More →

A client recently brought up a concept that he felt a bit embarrassed about — that is, how “lucky” he has gotten with the acquisition of two new, very large clients. He’s a partner in a prestigious firm in a super competitive legal market. Luck? Lawyers? Really? When we brokeRead More →

David Marcus, the Facebook exec who helped hatch its Libra digital currency project, said a managing director with experience in government and central banking would be a great leader for the independent group that will actually oversee the currency. “We need someone who knows how economies tend to work, who understands howRead More →

Recently I was asked, “As an agency, how are you using AI within your marketing?” And honestly, the question gave me pause. I know we areusing AI, but could not answer exactly how. Since it was (and is) a really valid question, I wanted to have a really good answer the nextRead More →