The 6Ps Of Personal Branding During COVID-19

Business World, May 18, 2020

Post COVID-19: 5 Trends In Corporate Social Responsibility

Read my article in Business World, Aug 31, 2020

Article on Communications and Covid-19 in Reputation Today

Reputation Today featured my article on March 12, 2020

Keen to hear your thoughts.

Among Top 30 Communication Blogs on the web (Feedspot)

Pleased to share that Intraskope has been selected as one of the Top 30 Communication Blogs on the web.

Speaker at IABC Fusion20 (New Zealand)

Humbled to be invited to speak at the Fusion20 Conference on March 25-27, 2020. I will be sharing my views on employee involvement, empowerment and collaboration on storytelling.

Research paper ranks first in HR category at academic conference

Pleased to share that my paper received the first place in the HR & OB area at the recently concluded International Conference on Global Challenges and Local Prospects in Management Studies [AMSICON] on April 11 and 13, 2019.

Read more here:

Featured in PR Moment article: May 8, 2019

Read feature story on personal branding which carries my views.

Read FREE E-Book On Internal Communications: ‘The Next Level’

Delighted to be part of ‘The Next Level’, a wonderful publication from IC Kollectif:

Kudos to Lise for curating the content with her team of collaborators:

It is a treasure trove of insights, practices and intelligence that will equip communication practitioners, academicians and students to lead in the future. businessvalue ICKReport Comms #IC #internalcomms

Do read the e-book and share your feedback!

Interview at EuroComm18

I recently spoke at EuroComm 2018 about my presentation - “Trust, involve and get out of the way. Look up the interview done ahead of the event.

Personal Branding Webinar (Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore) - Sept 14, 2018

Blog on Intrapreneurship and Internal Communications

Pleased to share that my blog on intrapreneurship and internal communication is published on the Institute of Public Relations website. Look up the complete piece here:

Make Your Employees Feel Like the Founder

Featured in

Link to complete article:

Interviewing Tips To Land Your Dream Job

Article in Business & Technology (2010)

The Science of Town Halls and Employee Engagement

Article in Business and Technology (2010)

Enhancing your career potential in the web 2.0 world

Article in Merin News (2008)

Learning from the tsunami

Article on lessons from the tsunami that struck many parts of the world

The Hindu Business Line (2005)

How to build your social media presence

My blog in Social Samosa (2013)

IABC Webinar: Tapping the Power of Employees as Brands

Look up my webinar on the IABC website (2015)

My internal communication predictions in 2016

Read my predictions on Simply-Communicate (2016)

Showing hope amidst despair

My article in Management Next (2009)

Recommended reading by the Institute of Internal Communication

My book, Internal Communications - Insights, Practices & Models (2012) mentioned in this list.

Recommended IC reads on World Book Day

My book mentioned in this blog post (2014)

Viral videos and campaigns - what makes them stick?

My blog on Social Samosa (2013)

Tree plantation in Bengaluru city - CSR update

Media mention in Company CSR (2016)

Can you imagine a day without internal communication?

My guest blog post on AllThingsIC (2013)

Spreading a giving culture

Blog on Give India website (2013)

12 ways to build your team's presence internally

Blog post in PR

Can PR build service delivery into CSR?

Viewpoint in PR

Are in-house communicators ready to drive the future of PR?

Perspectives in PR

Is internal comm about to get interesting?

Views in PR

Employee engagement is hard to come by

Article in PR (2013)

How Tesco HSC spreads cheer

Blog in Paul Writer (2014)

How not to erode your communication credibility

Authored article in Communication Director Magazine (2016)

Essentials to the trusted communication partner

Article in Communication Director (2015)

Paper abstract at BLEDCOM 2017

A summary of my paper presented at the 25th International Public Relations Research Symposium (BledCom)

Paper: Combining Forces for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) – An Investigation Of Inter-Organizational Collaboration

Communication is lifeline of business activities

Media mention in The Hindu (2013)

Chief Mentor: Building Leadership Credibility

Authored article in Wall Street Journal (2010)

9 Expectations of an Internal Communicator

Authored article in People Matters (2012)

The Future of Internal Communications in India

Article in Journal of Internal Communications (Gate House Group, 2014)

Social Media Takes Shape In India

Article in Communication World (IABC's flagship newsletter) 

Nov-Dec 2011

Road Smart Campaign (The Communication Initiative Network)

Coverage on global development communication website (2004)

Road Safety Campaign (The Communication Initiative Network)

Campaign profiled on global development communication website (2003)

Road Smart Campaign

Coverage on

All about skull management

Coverage in The Outlook on road safety campaign (2003)

Keep your head, wear a helmet campaign in city

Coverage of road safety campaign led by Friends for Life

The Hindu (2002)

Interview in Responsible Future Blog (The Economic Times)

This interview focused on the employee volunteering initiatives at Tesco Bengaluru (February 1, 2016).

Interview in IC Kollectif's 'Around the World' Series

Interview in IC Around the World (IC Kollectif, October 2017)

Download FREE ebook - Disrupting the Function of IC - A Global Perspective

Humbled to be part of a collective global initiative led by IC Kollectif that reviews the progress of the internal communication function, the challenges practitioners face and opportunities which can reshape its future.

Disrupting the Function of IC - A Global Perspective consists of 8 chapters and features 30 practitioners, scholars and consultants from around the world. The ebook is free to download.

The 222-page ebook was launched in New York on June 12 by the Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communication Management.

In my chapter I discuss the evolving rules of internal communication and make a case for employee involvement, alignment and advocacy. Do look up the ebook and share your feedback.

Speaker and paper presenter at BLEDCOM 2017 (Slovenia)

I am pleased to share that my paper on inter-organizational collaboration in CSR was accepted at the 24th International Public Relations Symposium at Bled, Slovenia. I will be presenting my paper this month.

Panelist at PRune Discussion on Employee Advocacy

Recently, I had the opportunity to be on a panel discussing employee advocacy and brand ambassadorship. PRune is a knowledge sharing platform that brings together practitioners to engage on topics shaping the world of public relations. In our conversation topics such as employees motivation levels, the role of leaders, the impact of social media, channel usage and managing millennials were covered as we decoded what it means to engage employees in a constantly evolving business environment.

Read more about the event here:

Interview in Business World, July 14, 2017

Sharing a recent interview that appeared in Business World about the work that Tesco Bengaluru does with CSR funding and volunteering.