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Akhilesh Desai

Super hero: Rick Sanchez from Rick & Morty | Sports team: Manchester United
Cuisine: Chaat – Paani Puri | Movie: Andhadhun, Casino Royale
Book: The Power of Now – Eckhart Tolle | Music: Rock / Classic Rock – Beatles, Arctic Monkeys, Coldplay
Holiday: New Zealand

Quote: “To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you” Lewis B. Smedes


Akhilesh Desai


He looks like Merv Hughes with his intimidating moustache – but that’s as far as he gets on the intimidation scale!

An extremely pleasant person who vibes immediately with the participants in our workshops, Akhilesh defines his life purpose as ‘To grow as a human being by being the best I can be & help others be their best; to create breakthroughs for others & myself’.

Armed with an MBA degree in Marketing from Chetana’s Institute of Management, Mumbai and with experience in Business Development in the IT industry, Akhilesh feels inspired to follow his passion of helping people live more fulfilling lives.

He is a Certified NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) Practitioner & has done his Life Coaching Certification accredited through the ICF (International Coach Federation) and CCA (Certified Coaches Alliance).

Akhilesh has conducted a large spectrum of Experiential workshops on subjects like Personal Effectiveness at Work, Harnessing Emotions and Mindfulness with activities like Iron Rod Bending & Broken Glass Walking.

He loves all kinds of contact sports particularly football, rugby & mixed martial arts. In his free time, he enjoys working out in the gym, reading inspirational books and spending time in nature.

Based out of Mumbai – Akhilesh brings this eclectic mix of experiences, skills, interests and passions to deliver compelling workshops for our customers in FOCUS!


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