Image Management Tryst with Marathi Young Entrepreneurs

Posted by on Sep 13, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

Last evening was spent with a group of young and successful Entrepreneurs at the O hotel in Pune. I had the opportunity to address the members of Marathi Young Entrepreneurs (MYE) on Image Management. They were curious to learn – what is Image Management and what do I do as an Image consultant? The group was a mix of enthusiats ranging from Real estate developers, Educationist, Civil contractors, Politicians, Fim makers, Hoteliers, Investors to name a few. Entrepreneurs are different from working professionals. Their ability to think out of box has always amazed me. They not only have great...

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Business Etiquette Workshop for a Leading Real Estate Company in Pune

Posted by on Aug 26, 2012 in Blog | 2 comments

Conducted Business Etiquette workshop for the leadership team in a leading real estate company in Pune. The best part was facilitating the workshop without PPT. The workshop was aided with group discussion, Role play, Self assessment activities, Video recording and playback.   One of the objectives of the workshop was to understand the importance of business communication especially while giving and receiving feedback. Good feedback has three elements: It is based on observable and observed behaviour. It is specific to a given situation. It is balanced in identifying what worked and...

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Business Etiquette Workshop at Eagle Burgamann, Mumbai

Posted by on Aug 16, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

“A person should be allowed a few redeeming vices but never bad manners.” – Mark Twain I had the privileged of conducting a two day Business Etiquette workshop for the leadership team at Eagle Burgmann Mumbai. The objective of the power packed high inertia workshop was to learn the soft skills required to conduct oneself with finesse in today’s globally competitive environment. Etiquette in business can no longer be ignored. It is a powerful tool to create mutual comfort and also to create and sustain relationships beyond business. The poet Rudyard Kipling once said “Words are of...

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HOW TO TELL WHEN SOMEONE IS LYING

Posted by on May 22, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

There are subtle things liars do that give them away. You just need to know how to spot them. Physical expression will be limited and stiff, with few arm and hand movements. Hand, arm and leg movement are toward their own body the liar takes up less space. A person who is lying to you will avoid making eye contact. Hands touching their face, throat & mouth. Touching or scratching the nose or behind their ear. Not likely to touch his chest/heart with an open hand. Eye movement and direction can reveal a lot. Richard Bandler and John Grinder in their book “Frogs into Princes: Neuro...

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Leadership and Communication Skills Workshop, Cogeme Precision India Pvt Ltd

Posted by on May 21, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

Cogeme Precision India Pvt Ltd is the Indian counterpart for their Italian company headquartered in Milan. They manufacture high precision components for the automotive sector. It was my pleasure and honour to conduct a workshop for the employees. The workshop was about leadership skills and communication skills. We had fun discussing some of the eminent leaders from history like Akbar, M. K. Gandhi, Adolf Hitler, Steve Jobs, Rajneesh Osho, Indira Gandhi and not to forget Shivaji Maharaj. All the participants attending the workshop were managers in their respective departments. We began the...

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Communication Workshop at Marks Pryor, Pune

Posted by on May 2, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

Marks Pryor, Pune is one of the leading providers of specialized solutions to all kinds of marking requirements, for the diverse industry segments such as Automotive, Auto Ancillary, General Engineering, Defence, Aerospace, Food & Pharmaceutical industries. I have been to this company twice to conduct the Communication Skills workshop. It was a truly fun experience. The highlight being a Group Discussion on “Vada Pav Vs Mac Donald Burger.” The participants enjoyed their time defending their culinary preferences. The second time round was more fun as I had few participants from the...

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