Category: Thought Leadership

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Exploring empathy in practice

By Manasi Bharati, Content/Psychology Consultant   What do you think of when you think of the E word – ‘empathy’? Putting on others’ shoes, listening to others, feeling their feelings, understanding, curiosity, respect, strength, being conscious, etc. These are some ideas that most people think

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Building Trust through Healthy Assumptions

By Jai Thade, Head of Content Assumptions, like many tools, can be incredibly damaging in certain contexts, but incredibly helpful in others. It all depends on the nature of those presumptions.  Unhealthy assumptions might lead you to be prejudiced, jaded, or dismissive. Healthy presumptions, however,

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Hybrid work – exploring the future of work

By Saloni Bhatia, Psychology/Research Consultant The pandemic forced millions of employees globally into working from home. Of course, not everyone had this opportunity, with front-line workers having to physically go into their job sites. As the pandemic progressed, organisational strategies around employee working patterns evolved

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Meditation: Thinking Differently about Thinking

By Jai Thade, Head of Content When we hear the word “meditation”, we tend to think of behaviours like sitting alone with one’s eyes closed, taking deep breaths, and chanting mantras. While all these behaviours can be a part of meditation, it is useful if

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The Broken Rung – how does it affect women in the workplace?

By Saloni Bhatia, Psychology Researcher What is the broken rung?   The ‘’broken rung’’ describes the phenomenon where women in entry level positions are promoted to managerial positions at much lower rates than men (a). This was Identified in research by McKinsey and LeanIn.Org (2021), where

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Soft Working – Does It Exist?

By Manasi Bharati, Psychology/Content Consultant What is soft work? Till this date we have heard of hard work and hardworking people, but recently I came across an article that spoke about something called as soft work. Soft work as a concept has been earlier used

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ED&I Programmes: Formulation v/s Execution

By Jai Thade, Head of Content One idea we keep coming back to in our work with clients when it comes to ED&I (equality, diversity and inclusion) is the idea that “the intention isn’t always the impact”.   Not only is this the case when it

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Racism in Esports

By Pooja Khajuria, Consultant Video games are silently becoming more like traditional sports. During the last couple of years, while athletes were locked down in their homes, the popularity of virtual sports grew even more. These include entirely new online games played competitively by professionals

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