3 Secrets to Customer Loyalty

Generating trust with the customer and user is a difficult activity, and more so when what you are selling isn’t something that can be quantified. In conversation with another strengths coach, where we were debating the pros and cons of the first meeting with prospects, I realised first hand that there are two types of…

5 Reasons to Learn a New Language

Hablar, Escribir y Leer en Espanol I have learnt the fundamentals, travel phrases, restaurant lingo and family members in Spanish. Also dabbled in school, shopping and people phrases and words. I am doing well in my Spanish classes. What’s even better is that as a language, the pronunciation is exactly how the words are written….

How to let LinkedIn work for you?

LinkedIn is one of the strongest mediums that help you network actively. Your profile and the content that you share generate an enormous amount of trust and credibility. If you are looking to generate leads on your profile and to carve out your space, your profile is the first place that you need to visit….

The Fat Child Complex

Fat shaming, skinny shaming, fit shaming and just about any form of shaming is the norm these days. Fat/skinny/fit are hugely subjective and very very influenced by what people have been through as children. Pihu was this little cute girl who weighed 32kgs when she was 5 years old. Just for context, a 5 year…

Mentor- The Clove Hitch to Success

I enjoy talking to people that are just starting out in their career. Especially those that have passed out from B- schools; not all make it to the Big 4 or the really big ones. Some make it to smaller organizations and start at a decent pay grade. But whatever the starting pace, the management…

LinkedIn(g)- Boost your Possibilities

I feel it in my heart. What do you feel, Gandalf? I feel it in my heart that Frodo is alive. Unfortunately Frodo didn’t have any means to keep the Fellowship updated on his progress. And even if he did, I doubt if an internet connection would work near Mordor. That said; your situation is…

Reaction- Unconscious to Trained

Did you know that the thinking part of the brain evolved much after the feeling part? The feeling part of our brain has been hard coded with many more eons of evolutionary data; simply put humans are programmed a lot better about their feelings than thinking about what they are feeling. So when a colleague…

Sometimes you got to create, what you want to be a part of.

Hum jahan khade hote hain, line wahi se shuru hoti hai (The queue starts from where I stand!) Sometimes, we tend to take movie dialogues quite literally! Today, I was in a queue to submit my bags for security check-in while trying to catch a metro to office. This woman standing just behind, shoved me…

Listen Clearly.

There’s this quaint little restaurant that has become a favorite with me. The food is great, the ambience blends in smoothly with the food they serve; the washrooms are below average and the waiters are so-so. It’s close to work, so every chance we get, we end up there. The fact that the washrooms could…