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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ON FINDING YOUR PURPOSE ~AND THE MAGICAL VENN

  Two months ago, I had dinner with fellow Integral Master CoachTM Ellen Sprenger, who was in India for meetings. Being in India, away from an ICC community can be isolating and I welcome opportunities to “talk shop” with ICC-ers in real life. Over dinner, we spoke of our own visions, learnings and our interest… Continue reading

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DOING THE HONOURABLE THING

Yesterday Michael Phelps was arrested for a DUI. He publicly apologized on twitter and faced the ire, disappointment and anger from fans world over. I tweeted and twitter friend @Anaggh (Anaggh Desai) replied back. Indians do not apologize. We hide. Yes, they do. You do. I do. We all do. It got me thinking. Remember… Continue reading

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