Positive thinking for success? No, not always!!!

If you track US Open, you may vividly recollect one special semifinal.. The semifinal between number 1 ranked Serena Williams and Reberta Vinci. Vinci has had successes In doubles tennis over the years however she had never reached semis in singles. So the predictions of the match were excessively in favour of Serena Williams and […]

3 performance lessons from PV Sindhu’s final match

I will not be surprised if the sports shops see a surge in sale of Badminton rackets and shuttles. I will not be surprised if the demand for badminton coaches surge dramatically. Most youngsters and equally their parents would start seeing a career and opportunity in sports in India. That’s the power of your influence […]

Why we remember negative experiences more than the positive??

I recently read two articles. These two articles are not related to each other. One article challenged whether India has really grown by 7.6% in FY 15-16. The other spoke on 30 valuable insights for individuals as they rise to become world class. The first article is analytical and attacking. The second article (tips) is […]

Cognitive Ambidexterity :: Competence that can bring you closer to your success

First things first. The words used in the title may appear jargons. So let’s clarify what cognitive ambidexterity means before we understand its importance and relevance to our success. Cognitive thinking Reasoning, Mental, Intellectual, Cerebral are some of the synonyms of the word cognitive. Just think of the last one week in your life. How […]

I Transform, India Transforms….

Some time back I attended a leadership conclave with the title ‘I transform, India transforms’. I had a great opportunity to listen to people from different fields, especially those who have made significant contribution in their area. One such speaker was Amish Tripathi. Amish is a famous Indian author known for his trilogy on lord […]

Republic day :: So what’s our PREAMBLE?

  So its Republic Day today, here in India. On this day, 67 years ago in 1950 the Constitution of India came into effect. The constitution draft was accepted in the assembly on 26th November 1949. The entire country goes into a different mood. Flag hoisting across the country, patriotic songs and time spent with friends […]

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 […]

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 […]