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My online photo exhibit & COVID-19 Fundraiser : ‘Vie Incolore’


Presenting my online photo exhibit & COVID fundraiser: ‘Vie Incolore’ ie.e Colourless life. (Click here to view the Facebook album) For every photo, you buy and pay for, I will match the amount up to 50 K. Target 1 L by May 30, 2020. Details…

The 2020 learning outlook (Revisited)


#L&D #OD #Learning #Leadership #Futureofwork #Change (This article was written and published in 2015, I am now revisiting the insights as a way of being accountable for what I said and NOT to really say ‘I told you so!’) An ancient Chinese story, retold…

What is essential? An objective view


Also readable on linkedin at https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/what-essential-objective-view-abhinandan-chatterjee/ Essentials only! We have hard this over and over again in the last 1-2 months since social distancing and lockdown have begun. About a year ago I started reading about minimalism and that is where I came across…

Imperfection is OK!


Day 45 – I was travelling before the lockdown happened in India so was on day 10 of my self-isolation without symptoms when the Lockdown was announced on March 24th. I was happy that on my part I had done everything I could. Then…

Organizational Learning – The 2020 Outlook


#L&D #OD #Learning #Leadership #Futureofwork #Change An ancient Chinese story, retold by Phil Jackson, coach of the phenomenally successful Chicago Bulls basketball team, defines what really is changing in the training needs of organizations today. In the 3rd century BC, the Chinese emperor Liu…

Why #leadership development #fails & #How to #fix it!


What’s with the # – It’s for #twitter. But imagine if everything was written with a ‘#’, if everything was a keyword? How would that work? Well, it is no different for the first time leader. A new language, new words, new meanings and…

#HR Vs. #HRBP – Research findings about the #HRBP fad #IIMC Project Report


What’s in the name; said Shakespeare – Little did he know that one day the entire #HR fraternity will struggle with this! Whether to call it #HR, #HR generalist, #HR Ops, or #HRBP seems to be tougher then deciding the KRA’s for all of…

World-Class L&D: 3 Steps to Build a Better L&D Staff | CEB Blogs


World-Class L&D: 3 Steps to Build a Better L&D Staff | CEB Blogs.

L&D 2.0 – Why Learning in Business needs a Makeover?


Let’s get to the point – L&D, when too simple – is a farce and when too complicated – doesn’t deliver. I am not saying this, but a lot of organizations have come to prove this statement true over the past few years. The ROI…

The First Job – 3 Things you cant do without


Some people are lucky to have good jobs straight out of college and some are not! Are you and / or your loved ones that Lucky? As Malcolm Gladwell would say Luck = Opportunity + Preparation. But honestly, and I will bet my 10…

How to tell a story


Have you ever spoken to someone, where you shared something interesting and they still lost interest – or you did! Have you ever wondered why some people are better than others when it comes to communication, influence and building trust/faith? One of the major…

Why fairy tales don’t inspire anymore!


Who does not like a little story? A good plot, some identifiable characters, a little background, a convincing story-teller sprinkled with some emotions  Little Red Ridinhood didn’t listen to her mother. Jasmine was in a live in relationship with Alladin. Snow White alone lived wid 7…

Creating Shared Value : The business of development & 3 things YOU can do !


Understanding businesses today Part 1 Long time ago, there was a tortoise and a hare who had an argument about who the faster runner was. They finally decided to take on one another for a race. As the race started, the hare sprinted ahead…

The Biriyani Lesson – How adults learn


Biriyani has always fascinated me ! What is more fascinating is what we can learn if we become a little more curious and observant of our own lives… And to say that there is more to biriyani than just eating it, nothing better than…

Amazing life #6 – Go help A Little


Some of you may have read the other articles on the  ‘Amazing Life Series’, this video captures so well what I have only dreamt to share. Mostly we get caught in the battle of ‘If’ and ‘Then’; ‘If i get help from my team,…

Creating Shared Value : The ‘sunrise’ direction


What can a business do? Like most of us who run, transact with or know businesses will say that a they can only make money! Not true any more ! A really interesting Initiative that I came across was the ‘Nestle Creating Shared Value‘ and…

How to take the road less taken, everyday!


Rest coming up soon !

Preamble – The real route to independence – Part 1


” WE, THE PEOPLE OF INDIA, having solemnly resolved to constitute India into a SOVEREIGN SOCIALIST SECULAR DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC and to secure to all its citizens: JUSTICE, social, economic and political; LIBERTY, of thought, expression, belief, faith and worship; EQUALITY of status and of opportunity; and to promote among…

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