June 28, 2016
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There is an I in Team

They say a team is as good as it’s weakest link. When I got into the details to understand this more, it made me realize that there is an I in team. […]
December 19, 2015
life beyond comfortzone

10 Ideas for Moving Beyond Your Comfort Zone

To do what is comfortable to do is human nature. The path of least resistance is any day a preferred route than the road less travelled, for most of us anyway. And […]
December 18, 2015
Never Give Up

Never Give Up!

Frequently we get upset about our failures and allow them to affect our progress. Are we unfair to ourselves? Certainly, we are. What’s the most common thing we do? We dwell in […]
December 11, 2015
The Cohen-Bradford IWA Model

Can You Influence When You Have No Authority?

This is a frequent question we come across in our workshops. Participants in different job roles who would tell us candidly – they don’t have positional authority, they don’t have people reporting […]
December 5, 2015
startup

Do startups need to invest in Team Building?

And suddenly, we hear more & more news of startups – but for all the wrong reasons! First it was the food ordering startup TinyOwl, that garnered much attention because of laying […]
July 12, 2013
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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
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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 […]
February 28, 2012
teamidentity

Constructing a TEAM IDENTITY

We recently worked with a senior team which had a new leader. The fact that the leaders working style was very different from the previous leader and the added fact that nearly […]
November 24, 2011
motivation

Do Teambuilding programs really work?

Last week, I had a rather interesting conversation with a friend, whose company had taken him for an annual offsite at Goa. The purported objective of the offsite was team motivation and […]
November 3, 2011
language barrier

Facilitating in Vernacular

Of late, we have had an increasing trend of clients requesting for Team building sessions to be conducted in Hindi or that interesting mix of English & Hindi, popularly referred to as […]