Feedback. How well did I “really”go?

An old business mentor of mine (he was old at the time as well as it being a long time ago) once told me a Business Principle that I’ll never forget. “The customer determines quality”. So if you want to know how good you are (or aren’t) then ask the

Exuberance, Happiness and Serenity

Goa, April 8 and 9, 2016. Locale: exotic – the Lalit golf and spa resort. Team: thirty top officials, including the CEO and the CFO, of one of the busiest airports of India. Objective: goal setting.           Day: one. Time: sunrise. Venue: an exclusive sea beach.

How do I promote myself? The importance of a BIO.

“I’m not very good at self promotion”. This is a consistent message that I get from folks who are either not getting enough business, or don’t know what to do with the business they have got. The usual thing that people say is “Well from a very early age we’re

East Meets Wset

On this holy day of Holi, i announce the birth of the Indore Gharana* of Happiness.. It is a blend of the best of the ancient east with the modern west, after years of maturing in deep, seasoned, human casks.. Here, the wisdom of the sages from the Tantras adds

What’s the Risk? What’s the Chance? What’s the Cost?

Recently there was a Prozone Facebook Page post that highlighted a problem that people may face when doing any sort of Laughter Yoga Training. This prompted much conversation around the “risks” involved with ensuring customer satisfaction and payment. Whenever you assess any sort of business risk you must always ask

i teach happiness

my quest for happiness has been fun.. i read Confucius, Buddha, and Aristotle.. savoured chocolate, wine and good company.. was a laughter professor for some time.. dug deep into behavioural science to discover myself.. had a long lasting affair with Positive Psychology, Seligman, Csikszentmihalyi and Lyubomirsky.. tried learning a few

Coaching or Mentoring. Which is the right one for me?

At some stage of your personal or professional journey you may feel that you need some help from an external source. This is when people seek out a coach or a mentor but the burning question is often “What is the difference between the two and which one is right

Can Humor Cure Tumor?

Five years ago, Desmond Nicholas, a brave cancer survivor based in Melbourne, visited Indore and stayed with us. I have very fond memories of Des. He was a rather quiet person for an Australian but had a keen sense for humour, sports and politics. We went out for long walks

Growing the pie is BIG PICTURE thinking.

Business is about making money and achieving a vision … for YOUR business. BIG PICTURE thinking is about how we can make money for others, and help them to achieve their vision. “But why would I want to do this?” I hear you ask. Because if we “grow the pie”

Relax & Recharge in 10 minutes

YOGA NIDRA IN SITTING POSTURE If you remain busy during the day, and feel fatigued any time, this, very short, guided relaxation is especially designed for you. Sit comfortably for a while and just follow the instructions. You will feel relaxed and recharged in less than ten minutes. Give it