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Story for corporate training: leading from the front

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Larks insight: Leadership is not just commanding, it is guidance and helping so that the work gets done. “ The story goes that sometime, close to a battlefield over 200 years ago, a man in civilian clothes rode past a small group of exhausted battle-weary soldiers digging an obviously important defensive position. The section leader, […]

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2016: An impactful year?

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When I look back at 2016 I see a couple of events that have really impacted me… my mom’s demise in late 2015, WomenLead initiative, Hillary Clinton’s presidential bid and of course DeMo aka demonetisation. So what did I learn from these events? 2016 was a year where my world shook, dramatically. It was a […]

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Change…perspectives

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A conclave on #change management, “Parivartan Ek Nayi Disha”. A confluence of ideas, perspectives and experiences and many luminaries & the unenviable role of giving a vote of thanks. My first thought was, “OMG! I will have to really listen.” The fact is that many conclaves have nothing really exciting to listen to. But then […]

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Whatsapp Best Practices or Drama…Your Choice!

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Today I once again witnessed “Whatsapp drama” in a professional group I am part of…Interestingly a group of L&D professionals because that it my community. Someone posted a post that was deemed frivolous… it was followed by public censure…followed by some members quitting and some being asked to leave. The rest of the members were […]

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Mixing it up (Interleaving) to boost learning

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Traditionally, we have used block practice to gain knowledge or skills. Block practice means that if we have to learn 3 closely related concepts or skills A, B & C, we learn and practice them as AAABBBCCC. In #interleaving practice, another strategy of #learning which is catching the attention of cognitive researchers, the skills or […]