June 8, 2016


It was 3 hours into the session and the participants’ eyes were moistening; some were openly dabbing away the stray tears that refused to be confined. It was past 10pm, well past […]
May 20, 2016
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What or Why?

As a facilitator, I feel lucky to have worked with hundreds of teams across the globe. I found that there is one ingredient that holds many teams together and that is trust. A […]
March 21, 2016
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The Importance of Vuja De

Vuja De – what a beautiful concept! Derived from deja vu, the phenomenon where an event happens and you feel that it has happened before, vuja de is the direct opposite. It’s […]
December 26, 2014

The Power of Belief

All around us we see people talking about the power of ‘Belief’. Hundreds of writers write books & blogs on the same topic. There is definitely a buzz happening for the same […]
November 5, 2013
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3 Pointers for Managing Team Conflict

Is conflict in a team good? Leaders often worry about conflict. The two frequent responses, hence – when they encounter one in their teams is: To try and play mediator or Ignore […]
November 1, 2013

3 Team Lessons from the Wild

People tend to learn better when all their senses are involved. Visual media like photos and videos is hence something we use extensively in our work at FocusU. My personal passion for […]
October 28, 2013

A formula for an effective team

Selecting team members wisely has grown in importance as we have shifted into an era where teams are prevalent in the workplace, tackling complex challenges that require innovative responses. At Ziba Design, […]
July 12, 2013

5 Tips for Facilitating Large Group Meetings

First things first. How do we define a “large group”? Any group that has more than around 30 people can be safely categorized under this nomenclature. Managing conversations even in a small […]
December 24, 2012

100 Inspiring Quotations on Team Work

Quotations inspire – they show the way – they are distilled wisdom. Here is a collection of 100 quotations on Team work (arranged in no particular order), all collected from different sources […]
November 5, 2012

Why PLAY Works !

A close friend called me up after reading my post on “The Power of Play”. He had a valid question: “Great article on PLAY” he said. “It does give a different perspective”. […]