June 22, 2017

5 Tips for Improving Onstage Performance

Have you ever been part of a workshop, meeting, or a seminar where you were bored to death as an audience member? Have you ever come across a speaker who kept attacking […]
November 11, 2016

5 Minutes to Make Magic

In FocusU India, we believe that we don’t do training programs, we create an experience and it is an eye for detail that helps us accomplish that. Our team is so passionate […]
September 28, 2016

From Training to Facilitation

Moving from training to facilitating was an easy call. However, the path ahead was unknown. Training and facilitation are two different worlds. Think of it this way – training is centred around […]
September 1, 2016
success and failure

New to Facilitation? Please Fail!

Sometime back I was reading an article about guiding principles that are rapidly affecting the future industries. These 3 principles reminded me of the famous lines from The Pursuit of Perfect author […]
August 12, 2016
cartoon of Facilitator as center of attention

The Invisible Facilitator

Two weeks ago someone dropped in to our office to interview for the role of facilitator. The interview itself went off quite well and the candidate seemed to have checked off most […]
June 18, 2016
Kick-start Your Writing

3 Tips to Kick-start Your Writing

In today’s world the only way to stay current is to look to the future; that is, to improve, progress, and develop yourself professionally and personally. At FocusU, one of the methods […]
June 13, 2016
Funny One-Liners To Make You A Better Presenter

Funny One-Liners To Make You A Better Presenter

There is something better than silence in a presentation, and it is humour! Great speakers enthuse the world with a web of stories and one-liners that not only make an impact but tickle […]
May 18, 2016
child giving fear expression

How to Beat Stage Fright

Fear is quite natural. It is a biological way for our bodies to tell us that something is not right. Almost all of us have fear of something or other in life. […]
April 27, 2016

Do Facilitators Need to Write?

The short answer? Yes. The long answer? Well, let me spell it out for you. Writing is hard. It’s something we start learning how to do from a young age. Some excel […]
April 12, 2016
calvin and hobbes cartoon

Just Hang Loose

This sounds like a fairly easy-going line, but undoubtedly it has been one of the most important pieces of advice I received just before delivering my first workshop at FocusU, and it […]