ON BOARD – How To Use Board Games to Build Corporate Skills

16 years ago, working in Silicon Valley, I was invited for a backgammon party. Visions of the Bangalore Club card room, where I would peek in to call on some severe   looking aunt or uncle, as a child surfaced. Yikes. What was I in for? I tentatively accepted. I had never played the game… Continue reading

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Of Socks & Squares, or How Traditionalists can take Baby Steps out of Comfort Zones

I attended a conclave where a large part of the audience were males in their mid fifties. Impeccably dressed. I tweeted. “Never seen so many pocket squares in one room.” I was fascinated, for as people passed by me, the elegantly folded, severe squares that were matching colours, belonged to the older brigade, the nonchalant… Continue reading

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HARD HABITS TO BREAK

My friend PP has a really annoying habit. She bites her nails to oblivion. Whenever I look to see her engrossed at work or with a nose in a book, her hands are at her mouth and she is chewing her nails. Everytime I see that, I whack her hand like an irritated grandma. And… Continue reading

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ZEBRA COMPETE – The Sports Mental Coaching Program

At Zebraa, we champion people to success in sport. The mental game is critical to success and accounts for almost 90% of the game, yet most athletes spend a large time on the physical and skill based aspects of their games. Aparna works with athletes to sharpen their mental game and help bring focus, resilience,… Continue reading

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OF CABBAGES…AND CORPORATE KINGS.

This morning while checking my Facebook page, I saw a post by someone on a gardening group I am part of. She had posted a picture of a cabbage in her garden, which weighed 1.5kgs and her post said. “feeling elated and humbled.” On a regular day, I would have blipped over this post, but… Continue reading

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