Alok Verma, Author at FocusU

Alok Verma

Alok Verma, Author at FocusU

April 6, 2020

Leadership Displayed In The Time Of Lockdown

The current lockdown is not an easy phase for many. We are indeed blessed if we have a house, sufficient food to eat, and our families close to us. The last thing […]
March 20, 2020

What Are Your Happy Hours?

Have you smiled yet? The story started with a very simple question by my 7 years old daughter, Siddhi. The conversation that followed lead to a daily ritual that I will remain eternally grateful for! Sometimes […]
November 30, 2019

4 Popular Myths About Motivation

Motivation is one of the most abused words in the English language. With all the unnecessary hype surrounding it, especially on social media, it seems to have lost its credibility. Everyone seems […]
September 19, 2019

Magic Happens When You Think You Can

“The chief enemy of creativity is good sense.” – Pablo Picasso  Sometimes we come across a challenge in life that initially seems impossible to solve. A challenge that challenges one’s perceived limits […]
May 14, 2018

Thoughts from a New Leader: Tips & Tricks

There are many leaders who have been through the process of handling a new team. But sometimes the team already exists and the leader is new. I have recently experienced this when […]
June 4, 2014

Why Situational Awareness Is Important In Facilitation?

The below article has been contributed by Joey NG, a Senior Facilitator with FocusU Singapore. Here is a task for you: Count the number of passes made by the players in white, […]
March 3, 2014

What NOT TO DO in a Team Offsite

This article got recently published in, an international HRM portal under “Human Resources Management Articles”. View Link. Sharing the same here for our blog readers – Alok “Teambuilding” is a much […]
December 24, 2013

4 Short Stories To Spark Conversations

We fall in love with stories as small children – and never really outgrow it. Hence, one of the most effective ways of engaging participants in a workshop is by the effective […]
November 10, 2013

7 Tips for Facilitating Senior Groups

It was just a perfect morning to start a new workshop – in the beautiful city of Vizag. The stage was set and all regular preparations for conducting the workshop were done. […]
September 28, 2013

How WhatsApp Can Make You A Better Team!

Ahead of a terrorist attack – the “chatter” in the air increases! Have you wondered why? Though it’s a very wrong example to be taken while talking about “team work”, the underlying […]