December 22, 2016
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I See You

“Yes, I cracked it – this is way too easy, what’s next?” rang out a participant, Alok in Team 3. Just a few minutes back, we introduced a popular puzzle challenge, The […]
August 1, 2016
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Autonomy: The Best Gift a Leader Can Give

Self-motivated employees are like the engine of a company. However, as a leader, it is beyond your control to create a self-motivated employee. In fact, the words ‘self –motivated’ describe that a […]
December 23, 2015
exemplary-leaders

3 Behaviours That Exemplary Leaders Demonstrate

Leaders and their behaviors are critical components for team success of any team. Often though, Leaders overlook or are unmindful of the importance of their own behaviors, due to being neck deep […]
December 7, 2015
team-development

“TEAM BUILDING” – A Common and Costly Misunderstanding !!

Teams are not built. ‘Natural Teams’ happen when the right environment is created. The instinct to hunt, survive, and WIN in packs is part of our primitive programming. The challenge of leadership […]
December 5, 2015
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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 […]
November 5, 2013
team conflict

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 […]
October 15, 2013
Values

5 Tips for New Managers

I had an interesting conversation recently with a business leader about employees taking up people management roles for the first time. Individual contributors who do well in their roles, get promoted to […]
August 12, 2013
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10 Most Inspirational Videos for teams

We are often asked by leaders whom we work with to share motivational videos for playing at their team off sites. Below is our list of top ten inspirational videos (in no […]
November 19, 2012
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Are YOU among the Ubuntu people?

A few days back I read the book, “Ubuntu” by Stephen Lundin & Bob Nelson. The key message of the book – for me, resonated with some people I know and to […]
August 28, 2011
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Lessons from the MouseTrap

Conversations – especially in a team scenario can often be like an Adventure. We know for sure where we are starting from, but like rivulets that find their own path as they […]