Photos You are Failing Me
I wake up every morning to a very colourful tapestry of photos on social media. It includes photos of food people ate,  to friends they met, to workshops they ran, to speech they gave, to people they coached, to awards they won and many posts start with it is my privilege it is my honour I am delighted to which are all…

Story about Decent and Perfect !
How words shape us! Here is a dinner table conversation with my 12 years old daughter that left me thinking how we need to redefine words. I walked up to the dining table and gave my daughter a big hug. “So, what is it about me that you like mum?” She asked. My response, “many things but I love the fact that …

Storytelling Beats Objectivity
In a meeting, a leader says, “we have a pressing agenda item, we have to make our distribution channel aware of the correct use of our products. We will be rolling out training for our staff on how to do that.” Now the statement made by the leader aims at immense objectivity and as a result has stripped away dimensions of human…

My Boss Won’t Like Me Storytelling
“Anjali, I love what you are teaching here today. I will definitely use storytelling skills to inspire my team and engage my customers but I will never use it in front of my boss.” Now that is not uncommon for me to hear. If you feel this way, this blog series is for you. This bog series titled, My Boss Won’t Like…

Gender Diversity leads to Innovation can be Ignored
Research proves Gender Diversity leads to Innovation. We have heard this statement a million times and it is now noise versus great news. But, despite having heard this statement several times the importance of this statement has not reduced which puts the communicator in a difficult situation because it is an important statement that needs telling but when told falls on deaf…

Why every CEO should build a personal brand?
A study by Weber Shandwick and KRC Research says 44 percent of a company’s market value is directly linked to the CEO’s personal brand. Here’s some more detail–that same study said that when a CEO has a good reputation (which is another word for “personal brand), they are better able to attract investors, positive media attention, and talent. They also retain talent…

How do women experience shame?
So why is it even important that we know, How Women Experience Shame? Because of one simple reason, when you know where shame comes from and  there are others like you experiencing the shame, you don’t blame yourself, which is liberating. According to Dr Brene’ Brown, when women were asked to share their definitions or experiences of shame, here’s what they said:…