Demonetisation; Dharnaas and Development

Lights! Camera!! Demonetisation!!! This action happened on 8th November 2016 and we saw some interesting scenes emerge in the last 3 weeks of this action. Common man’s agony (some of it genuine and some over projected); debates; dharnaas; allegations and counter allegations. It had all ingredients of a perfectly engaging movie. The difference was that […]

Do you have a Resource Investigator in your team?

As a part of our profession, whether entrepreneurial pursuits or service in an Organisation, we come across different kinds of people. When some of these people come together or brought together for doing a project or an assignment we see a great deal of dynamics playing within them. Agreements, disagreements, fights, nods and all sorts […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]