All articles with 'tv' Tag

Shareholders, value creation and all that bushllit

Published on Nov 24, 2005 in Random

The traditional theories of corporate finance have 2 viewpoints. They are, Shareholder value maximization is much more important than growing ones own limbs, stealing office stationary and gossiping at the water cooler. No one ever bothered to read the second bullet point. But the world from now onwards is not going to be like that. […]

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Salmagundi of sense and nonsense

Published on Nov 2, 2005 in Random

I opened word to type a new blog at 2AM. Its 3 now and I still don’t know what I am going to write. I guess the break from blogging has been too lengthy. I could think of several things including ‘rhymes management would sing’ :p, but nevertheless torture to the frequent readers of this […]

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Online Advertising

Published on Oct 19, 2005 in advertising, banking, technology

Sometimes the anomalies and opportunities presented by online advertising leave me surprised. One thing that I always question is why cant the online advertising make sense? Companies spend huge chunks of money placing their ads right behind customers mouse pointer. And the result? The online advertising becomes much more confusing than offline alternatives. If ad-clutter […]

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Emote your customers

Published on Oct 15, 2005 in Random

After several days I went to TV room today. Needless to mention that I spent most my time watching ads on the box. That’s when I realized the change in most of the advertisements. First there was Avenger (ok, not exactly first) and then 2 other auto majors followed the suit with Maruti’s “Boondon mein […]

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Feel Like God!

Published on Aug 18, 2005 in advertising

I came across this Bajaj Avenger DTS-i ad in TV while I was Delhi a couple of days back. I must say the ad is very well made. Being an ad fanatic I can see the commercial creating instant associations in anyone in bike riding age. The ad uses Leh backdrop with tough (off)roads which […]

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Leh Trip – Part 1

Published on Aug 17, 2005 in Random

Suddenly there was a lot of commotion. I opened my eyes and Pani is laughing in front of me. He insisted that I take out my bag as we are getting down the train. I looked out of the window only to find out that the train stopped in the middle of nowhere. Last thing […]

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Is Mallika Sherawat the next bigthing happening to India?

Published on Jun 17, 2005 in Random

Last time I remember a mainline media house (be it TV, news paper, web) harping on about one news item from various angles in the first page/headlines was probably pokhran blast or wait.. was it CAT leak??? But it looks like mallika sherawat is the next happening thing to India. How else you can explain […]

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PG on TV

Published on May 11, 2005 in Random

Great news. PG (Allwin Agnel, the owner of India’s Biggest B-School Discussion Forum) is interviewd by CNBC TV18 for thier Young turks programme. Check it out tomorrow at 10:30. Rock on PG!

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Local Advertising

Published on Apr 26, 2005 in Random

Being the ad freak that I am, I spend most of the travel time gazing at the billboards inside/outside the local stations. Sometime back the idea of writing an article on these advertisements came to my mind. Here goes the implementation of the same. Spread the buzz! Zee – Bhaskar’s stable is trying to launch […]

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In retrospect: 3rd Block Rocks

Published on Mar 17, 2005 in Random

Welcome to the first one of the “in retrospect” series. I will write about my past experiences, the places and the people in this series of posts. The posts wont come one after another so dont rush to your time machine. Instead they will come as and when i am free and there is no […]

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Midterms and nothingelse

Published on Feb 23, 2005 in Random

On a dark night, I am sitting in my room with QT textwondering whether to learn T-Test or go out for a Tea Taste Tomorrow (or rather today) is the last day of mids. Got QT and OM exams. Sofar finished majority of QT. will go through OM once I comeback from T break. Actually […]

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Published on Feb 20, 2005 in Random

When i was a kid, i was fascinated by numbers. So much so that I used to top all the maths courses. Later during the engineering first year when I failed to add 2 matrices in the final exam I felt like suiciding. It was such a shame for me. All the penchant for numbers […]

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its a beautiful day!

Published on Feb 10, 2005 in Random

You must be thinking “oh!, no not another how did I spend my day post”. Rest assured. This is not going to be one of them unless you closely look for the clues. But that way everything falls in the same line just like Keynes saying “In the long run, we all are dead” For […]

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All I Wanted to Say about GD/PI

Published on Jan 26, 2005 in Random

[PG Link] Before joining IIM Indore in July 2004 I have attended 9 real GD/PIs. I am able to convert 3 of them. There were lots of key takeaways from all these experiences. This post aims to throw some light in what works best in a GD/PI and what can make one a failure in […]

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Time of my life

Published on Jan 8, 2005 in Random

lo… here comes the post on how I spent the last 10 days. Just one word to summerize it all. WONDERFUL. I spent the first 5 days of vacation with my fiancee. We both had great time together roaming in Indore and eating out. Then I left to my hometown machilipatnam. I reached my place […]

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