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Managers as coach, I am fortunate to have lived, learnt and grown with a child from the time he was born. It’s now been more than five years of rich learning, living and growing up with this child. I have seen him from the time...

A few months back I was speaking to a group of business heads on Building Conscious Enterprises. When, in course of the session I made a mention of the 30 firms of endearment (FoEs), identified in the West, some from the audience wanted to know...

The recently concluded iEnable in Bangalore in many ways was quite a milestone event. [caption id="attachment_1049" align="alignleft" width="300"] Exploring in depths[/caption] The conditions for being an enabler, distinct from a trainer, facilitator, teacher, instructor, coach, mentor or even a healer were clearly established. Participants, all of whom came...

We may be talking about information and internet economy but the approach and mindsets businesses adopt towards people who they employ is still very primitive and regressed to what it was in the times of Fayol, Taylor and Weber. The language used still describes human...

What social responsibility initiative can a company undertake when it fails to demonstrate individual responsibility towards one of its most crucial stakeholders – the employees? How would a company claim to pursue triple bottom lines when one of the Ps – the people - is...

When I founded iProdigy - a consulting outfit partnering with businesses to bring about talent, leadership and organizational transformation - in 2001, I consciously used the word 'enabling' in its tagline not knowing how loosely it will be used to mean almost anything and everything...

If one would have learnt by just reading books, all those who have read Bhagwat Geeta would have become as adept and achieving as Arjuna. If listening lectures could have transformed human beings, all those who sit through sermons would have become saints.  On the one hand...

The Leader leads himself before he imagines leading his men. Unto a realm of everlasting wealth, wisdom and well-being. And in leading himself, the others are led. In knowing himself the others are known. In loving himself the others are loved. He now moves from the limits...

[caption id="attachment_1537" align="aligncenter" width="720"] Pic courtesy Samir Dhar Chaudhuri[/caption] Two friends were a regular visitor to a bar. They used to drop in by sun down and drink to their hearts content till the bar closed. One day, the bartender, noticing that only one of them has...