Category Archives: Consulting

Why do we end up shooting in the dark? by Preethi Rao

A problem that many of us training professionals struggle with – is how to ensure that the training program we conduct actually makes a difference. The sequence of events that usually unfolds is – We receive the training need from … Continue reading

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You can lead a horse to the water but you cannot make him enjoy the view

“How can you assure us that every participant will be engaged in your workshop?” was asking a client recently. “I can’t assure you of that, I am afraid. My role is to create the conditions for each style of learner … Continue reading

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Welcome to India? Challenges faced by international Learning and Development providers that want to enter the Indian market

India is probably the most dynamic market, with China, for Learning and Development and every single global provider wants a piece of it. What they often fail to realize is that the Indian L&D market is a challenging one to … Continue reading

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People don’t learn from experience; they learn from reflecting on their experience.

I am a firm believer that activities alone are not enough for most training participants to extract meaningful learning that they can then apply to the real world. In my view, activities are are just an excuse for a good … Continue reading

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Assertive service providers are an advantage for organizations

“I am the client, you should do what I tell you to do!” I think all service providers have heard this before, and most have complied. The client is king, right? Wrong. To be effective, the client-provider relationship is a … Continue reading

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