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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]