29 Mar 2019

The LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® Session at #LinkedInLocalThane Saturday, March 16th Thane The LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® Session was hosted at #LinkedInLocalThane. On Saturday, March 16th, some smart minds got together at the #RedBrick office for yet another networking evening organized by none other than the enthusiastic and very gracious host, @Shweta Ojha. The evening however was focused ...

26 Feb 2019

CrossingTheChasm
The #LEGO(R) SERIOUSPLAY(R) Session at the LinkedIn Local NaviMumbai #LinkedInLocal NaviMumbai spearheaded by Kalpesh Rachuria has been organising some stellar meetups! This was my first one - but definitely not my last! To introduce the possibilities of the Lego SeriousPlay Facilitation Methodology, Kalpesh worked with Laxman and Mandar to see what could be done. The theme: Cros...

25 Jan 2019

An afternoon spent in play! On a pleasant Monday afternoon in January, we did a LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® workshop in Mumbai for a large group of a leading financial institution. For almost the entire group this was their first experience with a LEGO SERIOUS PLAY (LSP) workshop. A smattering of the group had had some previous experience of having played with LEGO bricks as children...

01 Nov 2018

Online cross culture
Online cross culture coaching: not a silver bullet As a lead in Learning & Development, you feel that the availability of an online cross culture module is the perfect answer to remote working teams. After all, look at the advantages. One module serves so many Each module can be taken at an employee's convenience The pace of learning can be determined by the learner himself W...

23 Oct 2018

The LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® Methodology The LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® (LSP) Methodology is a facilitated thinking, communication and problem-solving technique for organisations, teams and individuals. It draws on extensive research from the fields of business, organisational development, psychology and learning, and is based on the concept of ‘hand knowledge’. As one of the Master Trainers of the...

18 Oct 2018

Pink. The Colour of Health and Healing Pink. In view of the #MeToo, Pink is ruling right now... though not for very happy reasons. Pink has always been associated with the feminine, but pink is also the colour of health and healing. Pink. Rani Pink. It rules. It’s the colour of hope and healing, a colour that tones down the fire of red but still imbues you with the assertive...

17 Oct 2018

Sky Blue Sky Blue is the colour of the day. In India, in Hindi, the word would be Aasmani – literally translated – that of the sky. I know sky blue is a particular light blue but empowered with Shakti (Power), and the wealth of wisdom, sky blue empowers you with not only calming effect of blue, but also the metaphor of the sky. Look at the sky, sometimes it’s clear, sometimes cloud...

16 Oct 2018

Discover the Passion in the Red STOP! It's time for Red now! It's time to draw all your attention to the high energy, high activity, high energy colour. Think of all the brands that use red and you'll sit up and take notice. "Gimme Red" proclaimed a popular brand of battery cells, some years ago - bringing in the energy, the light and the passion of the colour into the brand....

15 Oct 2018

The Purity of White White is no colour. It's the absence of colour. Or if you spin a colour wheel all colours unite to form a lovely white light. White is all colours and yet none! Pristine. Pure. And very importantly, 'uncomplicated'. And no brand has done it better than Apple. Remember the first iPhone? And how everyone clambered for white, having had enough of their 'black'berries ...

14 Oct 2018

Welcome the flames of orange The colour of fire. Fire the purifier! Wherein only the good remains and the evil gets destroyed. Here's what I wrote in an earlier post: While orange is everything bright and beautiful that India and Indians stand for what’s really worth talking about is the symbolism of orange. Most people know that orange has immense religious significance because mo...