Arun Rao, Author at FocusU

Arun Rao

Arun Rao, Author at FocusU

June 9, 2022

What is Social Learning

June 9, 2022

Deliberate Practice for Skill Mastery

There is a huge difference between just learning for knowledge’s sake and learning to achieve expertise in any field. Whether it is writing, teaching, sports, programming, music, medicine, therapy, chess, or business, it […]
June 6, 2022

Why Storify Learning?

Two teachers, Olive & Joy arrived one day at a remote village in India, with a passion to teach. Different folks, different strokes. And hence different methods too. Let’s peep into both […]
June 25, 2021

How To Help Your Team Up-Skill Post Pandemic

Relevant employee training and development programs will bring behavioral change in employees, and also be an upskill program to prepare them for the future.
April 30, 2021

100 Quotes on Change Management

Why does the term ‘change’ strike fear in the hearts of many? As popular podcaster Tim Ferriss says, “People would rather be unhappy than uncertain.” Change forces us out of tired old […]
April 17, 2021

100 Insightful Quotes on Accountability

If you were to ask any high performance team – ‘What makes them successful?’ Chances are, they will include accountability as an irreplaceable value. Accountability not only ensures that people are aware […]
October 21, 2020

10 Mental Blocks To Watch Out For!

Roger Von Oech, in his book ‘A Whack on the Side of the Head’ talks about ten “mental locks” that are particularly hazardous to our creative thinking. These are attitudes or beliefs […]
September 30, 2020

10 Ways To Engage A Virtual Audience

Jonathan Haidt, in his book The Happiness Hypothesis, talks about the brain being like a rider and an elephant. The rider part of your brain is the rational, control-your-impulses, plan-for-the-future brain. The […]
September 4, 2020

Why Leadership Development Programs Fail?

Organisations, world over, spend millions of dollars in training their employees in leadership development programs every year. Yet, in many cases, not much benefit has been found in terms of performance or […]
August 28, 2020

CARE : Leadership Framework For The Pandemic

We are 6 months into the pandemic. So I guess we are due for a mid-year review. How has the landscape for managers and leaders changed over these 6 months? Yes, its […]