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 […]

Trouble managing team? Try Resonant Leadership

Here is a small, quick and interesting exercise. Think of a name who you classify as BAD boss. Think of a couple of points why you think he/she is a bad boss. Take a deep breath and now think of a GREAT boss you have had in your life and think of a couple of […]

Why do we choose chocolate over fruits when under stress?

Do you choose chocolates over fruits when project deadline approaches? Let’s see some situations. Situation 1: Its 28 of the month. You are at 70% achievement of your targets. You are pressing all buttons to ensure you do not miss the 100% achievement mark. Situation 2: You are in-charge of an important project. You are […]

Afraid of something? Guided Mastery can help.

Imagine this. You are with a group of friends having good time. Suddenly you see a snake around. What would you do? The obvious response is that most of us would get panicked.  Fear will grip us during that moment. By the way even if it is not a sudden moment with reference to snakes, […]

Is adult learning different than child learning?

I witnessed an interesting situation recently. When I went to my friend Gopal’s house a couple of weekends back, I saw Gopal who is in late 30s and his 8 year old daughter Saumya studying together. If you are thinking Gopal must be teaching Saumya then you are mistaken as I was initially. They were […]

What is design thinking and is it for you and me?

Thinking like a designer can transform the way you design products, services, processes – and even strategy – Tim Brown Newspapers are abuzz with the term ‘design thinking’ these days. In fact they may have written about it earlier, however it caught my attention recently when a big corporation decided that most of its staff […]

Can we make changes and sustain them – Part 2

Can the New Year resolution this time last longer than it ever did? Can the weight management program sustain till the time the desired weight is achieved? Can the financial savings and investments discipline be better than ever before? Can we make these changes? Can we sustain the decisions or resolutions? We are figuring out […]

Can we make changes fast? And sustain them too?? – Part 1

Can we make changes fast? And sustain them too?? Can we make changes fast and sustain them too? The question is do we want to? Isn’t the current living better? Well, if you have answered this question earlier and have told yourself that changes are required than the next question is that is there a […]