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‘Zoom out’ before you ‘ Zoom in’

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At your child’s annual function – Your  video camera ZOOMS OUT to detect where your child is; and you ZOOM IN to catch useful details of your child’s act while performing. What seems so natural when capturing your child’s act can be quite difficult in real life situations. Given an objective, we often ‘zoom out’ in the wrong area…so finer aspects of zooming in, do not matter, how so ever well they are done. Resulting in – objective not met.  ‘Zoom out’ is identifying, diagnosing what to do. ‘Zoom in’ is doing, implementing, how to etc…  Given an objective, we zoom out on areas through our own lens. The lens is glazed at times with ignorance, lack of subject knowledge, bias towards some...

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Culture is everything

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When a business (for profit or non profit) isn’t going well, its leaders often think and talk about changing the corporate culture. They are right, as in my view, creating and spreading the desired culture amongst people is of utmost importance…better done sooner and as a continuous activity. Cultural shift appears to be fuzzy and a complicated task. However I believe this can be simplified by defining some key steps as a process.  To start we need to understand 2 key components of any cultural change. First – the RESULTS we are trying to attain from cultural transformation and Second – identifying and driving the underlying BEHAVIORS to achieve those results. Behaviors are the “soft stuff”…And improving the corporate culture...

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Observing the Wonderful

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Look at a child…Their senses are vibrantly alive to every small thing like the sunset, fancy colored speed breakers on roads, sudden cool breeze, dew drops etc. For a child the world is a wonderful place full of magic.  A piece of paper blowing along the pavement seems quite exciting to a child, because the child closely observes which is different from just noticing them. Close observations also leads you to reflect and makes you wonder about all the magical stuff around you. It is sad that when we grown up, we consciously make ourselves believe that there is no magic around us. It restricts you from saying beautiful words like -wonderful, cool, perfect etc. This approach of close observation and looking deeply into things keeps you fresh and...

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