Do the working and learning styles differ across generations?

  So can you classify generations at work? Do they have different orientation and hence different working styles? Do they have different learning needs and preferences? I am not sure whether the government organisations face these issues or questions because of their set pattern of hiring and promotions, however I have seen this as one […]

Why adults hate classroom learning? And can that be changed??

  Situation 1 : Whether you work in private firm or PSU or Government organization or an NGO, I am sure at multiple occasions you were nominated for the training sessions, particularly classroom session. What are the usual thoughts that cross your mind? What are you thinking right now after reading the scenario? Situation 2 […]

Have you had your Cinderella moment yet?

A Cinderella moment is the moment of an overnight success or recognition of an individual in an Organisation. Before we discuss about Cinderella moment any further, let me something about Keshav. My friend Keshav works at a middle management position with a mid-size private Organisation in Mumbai. He has had a straight career graph. While […]

Intrapreneurship – Fad or a necessity

Many Organisations today, whether big or small, are looking out for this one important requirement amongst their employees. The requirement is called Intrapreneurship. There is no word called ‘Intrapreneurship’ in the dictionary. So I was curious as to where have the word come from, what are its different traits of Intrapreneurship, is it possible to […]

Managing team for the first time? These 3 things may help

So here you are. The star performer. You did exceptionally well. May be you got some awards along the way. Seeing your Performance and Potential the management decided to promote you and now you are ‘The Manager’. You may have had ‘Manager’ title perhaps, but now you actually have the team to manage. ‘Is life […]

Fast or Slow – Which way to go?

Some time back I received a communication where a person shared his experience of being with a Swedish company. He shared that any project even if it’s a simple one takes two years to finalise. It’s a rule. He continued that globalised processes have caused in us a general sense of searching for immediate results. […]

Leadership lessons from Pro Kabaddi first season winner – Part 2

In part 1 we looked at team composition; strategy and execution of Jaipur Pink Panthers. We also saw how we can juxtapose these tenets to business life. Let’s now look at the other 3 important tenets in this final section. 4. Resilience : Its’ not that Pink Panthers had straight line victories. In fact they lost […]

6 Leadership and performance lessons from Pro Kabaddi season 1 winner

Pro Kabbadi season 2 has started with full fanfare in Mumbai on 18th July 2015. The first match was between season 1 finalists Jaipur Pink Panther and U Mumba. I must thank Mashaal Sports; Charu Sharma and Star Sports. You gave us a treat by reviving the sports of Kabaddi and giving it a great glamour […]