January 11, 2022

Why Cross-Functional Collaboration Is Essential for Your Company

Many cutting-edge software businesses, such as Google, Facebook, Netflix, and Amazon, use cross-team collaboration to grow rapidly. If you still rely on isolated departments, you should reconsider. Collaboration among cross-functional teams is […]
November 30, 2021

4 Characteristics Of A Transformational Leader

The post-pandemic world expects leaders to enable transformational reforms while staying true to traditional values. This is a time for leaders to prove their mettle and help teams achieve unconventional and unprecedented success. Thus, it is important for leaders to embrace their inner creativity and channel it to inspire, empower, and execute changes that transcend everything that has been done before.
November 25, 2021

6 Leadership Challenges of 2021 : Ten Years To Midnight by Blair Sheppard

Blair Sheppard - Global Leader, Strategy & Leadership at PwC released his ‘Ten Years to Midnight’ book back in August 2020. And after almost two years of a global pandemic, it remains as relevant as ever. The book talks about a supposed timelines of 10 years that the world leaders have before it’s too late. The timeline focuses on 4 urgent global challenges and possible strategic solutions for them. Sheppard urges leaders to act fast, even as the the 70 years long social-economic progress triggered by the Marshall Plan unravels in front of their eyes.
November 20, 2021

How To Effectively Lead Gen Z Employees

The future of organisational landscape looks LIT! The latest generation entering the workforce in the near future is about to reinvent leadership and work styles, alike. And, like with any inter-generational shift, leaders are going to reinvent their styles in accordance with the new kids on the block.
August 25, 2021

How to Master the Art of Saying No?

If you are anything like us, you are constantly fielding requests at work. From formal requests to informal asks, there is always something ‘urgent’ that requires your immediate attention. However, it is impossible to attend to every single one of them. But, in a close knit society like a work team, saying No can be a tricky art to master. How do you decide which request to say no to? Which ones to prioritise? And how do you communicate the same without adversely impacting nter-personal relationships?
August 15, 2021

How To Spice Up Your Learning & Development Initiatives?

A few years ago, in my previous job as a process trainer (for those who are new to the concept, process training is about imparting knowledge and nuances of a process or […]
July 24, 2021

How to Make Your Diversity Training Effective?

A recent meta-analysis survey on the effectiveness of diversity training programs smashed the prevalent perception that diversity training does not work. It shows that with adequate target awareness and skill development, such programs can bring about effective and long term behavioural changes within an organisation. So, how do leaders tackle the issue of enabling effective diversity in the work place?
July 15, 2021

How To Effectively Collect Feedback For Digital Learning Courses?

I learnt things the hard way and this blog is an attempt to reflect on the mistakes I made while collecting feedback for online game-based learning courses and gamified content. In my experience this holds true regardless of the type of content – gamified, storified, serious games, elearning, microlearning or nanolearning. If you are an online learning designer or just someone who is learning using online courses, I hope you add to my points and further help me and other learning designers become better.
July 14, 2021

6 Leadership Development Trends To Watch Out In 2021

The organizations and the L&D ecosystems, worldwide, are witnessing an unprecedented shift in operational practices. And these changes bring a host of new trends and leadership practices for leaders to adapt to, and cope up with. Let’s take a look at the top 6 for this year.
July 10, 2021

Using the ‘State Of Flow’ to Curate Better Learning & Development Modules

In a state of flow, you feel extremely absorbed in the activity and it makes you extremely happy. Let’s take a look at a few simple, yet powerful steps that can help you in designing self-paced gamified learning and/or team building modules.