July 31, 2018

From Lawyer to Facilitator

For a while after graduating from law college, I felt completely at a loss about what I was supposed to do next. I had no idea what career path I wanted, or […]
November 11, 2016
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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
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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 14, 2016
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3 Lessons From The Wagah Border

It had been close to three months since I went for a long ride, so I spoke to a few friends of mine and planned a ride to one of my all […]
September 1, 2016
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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
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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 […]
April 12, 2016
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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 […]
March 9, 2016

5 Turn-Offs for Participants

Recently I received an opportunity to attend a training workshop as a participant. The program started with a brief on the day’s plan, with two speakers facilitating the entire show. I was […]
December 15, 2015
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Top 10 Blog Posts of 2015

As the year draws to a close, we look back at the year to see which are the Top 10 blog posts that attracted the most traffic to our website. These 10 […]
April 11, 2015
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How do you MOVE Others to Action?

The setting: A quintessential Mumbai local train. This particular coach was pretty much packed. As the train labored its way ahead, with its heavy burden – the crowd inside, rocked back and […]