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Here’s what worked for me, driving 15+ teams to achieve successful business transformations

When you are driving huge transformation programs, with more than 15 teams from various functions, multiple organisations and from across continents, the focus is on ensuring that this medley of teams delivers beyond expectations.

It does not matter whether you are executing a transformation in UK, US, ME or Asia, the fundamentals are the same.

The foundation is so simple that you will usually overlook it. Individuals.

Individuals make up the teams, teams drive the transformation. At the heart of every program there are the people working hard and smart to ensure that we meet the vision of the program. Everyone in the team is an individual first. And individuals come with,


A parable to invest your time in what truly matters

Here’s a story that i read quite long ago. One that i recollect whenever i see relationships taking the backburner in front of technology.

Five More Minutes . .

While at the park one day, a woman sat down next to a man on a bench near a playground. “That’s my son over there,” she said, pointing to a little boy in a red sweater who was gliding down the slide.

“He’s a fine looking boy,” the man said. “That’s my son on the swing in the
blue sweater.”
Then, looking…


Happiness or sorrow, laughter or tears: These words will be a source of solace and keep you grounded!

This too, shall pass!

The 4 words that can guide you through both ups & downs!

Surprised? Let me tell you a story to make my point:

There was a king who posed a question to his court one day.

“I wish to make a special ring for myself.

It would have space for a small palm leaf with a short inscription.

Whenever i feel dejected or sad, and in the need for some assistance, i should read the inscription and it should make me happy and boost me for my challenges.

I will award a 1000 gold coins to…


How a little beetle manages to create water out of thin air!

Where there is a will, there’s a way — goes the pithy that we have been brought up on. And no one better than this little critter to prove it.

The Namib Desert beetle (Stenocara gracilipes) is a magician — it creates water out of apparently nothing!

The Namib “Vast Space” is a coastal desert in southern Africa.

One of the most arid (dry) places on earth, the Namib desert receives only about half-an-inch of rainfall in a year,

The hero of this story is the Namib Beetle (Stenocara gracilipes).


We will overcome all the odds, we will triumph!

A short poem on overcoming the Coronovirus that i wrote last year — July 2020. Today, in 2021, i can see that we have started to win over the virus — we now have vaccines, work in many parts of the world is going on as normal and economies have started crawling back to pre-Corono era. We shall overcome — we truly will!

As another day goes by,

I cannot help but think,

What have we gotten into,

Will the new reality ever sink?

Millions used to commute everyday,

National and international.

Forced to stay home and zoom,

For a…


The corporate world is a great place for learning — some good and some bad. Here is what i have learnt so far! A fascinating journey, nonetheless!

A corporate career can be exciting, filled with learning and a great place to chart and implement your growth plan.

Here are some lessons from experience, having worked with companies of various sizes and in roles ranging from a programmer to a director:

  1. First and the most important point: It is only a job. It does not define you.
  2. Do not take undue stress: Have channels for stress release such as sports, hobbies.
  3. Understand the fundamentals: Why you are doing something is very important than how you are going to do it.
  4. Go Deep: Be the expert in your area…

Recording the minutes from meetings is usually taken lightly — Here’s what you risk!

What is recorded, assigned and followed-up, gets done!

In 2018, I drove the Digital Transformation for a Leading Lifestyle brand.

9 Organizations, 20+ teams, 400+ people and a project plan with 12000+ lines! — the project was huge and was easily one the biggest business transformations happening in India.

So, when our weekly meetings happened, we had representatives from each of the teams and organizations (50+ members including the CXO folks). I used to take up the Planned milestones, perform an actual vs planned comparison and solicit inputs. Dependencies, assumptions, queries and actions used to fly in from all quarters!


A Poem on triumphing against the CoronaVirus!


Simple tips for an exciting career! No rocket science, just performance and consistency!

A corporate career can be exciting, filled with learning and a great place to chart and implement your growth plan.

Here are some lessons from experience, having worked with companies of various sizes, and in roles ranging from a programmer to a director:

  1. First and the most important point: It is only a job.
  2. Do not take undue stress: Have channels for stress release such as sports, hobbies.
  3. Understand the fundamentals: Why you are doing something is very important than how you are going to do it.
  4. Go Deep: Be the expert in your area of work. Even if you…

Transforming Successfully — needs vision, risk-taking, leadership and innovation!

Let me compare an organization undertaking transformation to a the making of a butterfly.

There are a million things that can go wrong when a caterpillar tries to metamorphosize into a butterfly. Predators, weather, diet, time, evolution, growth, body structure — anything can go wrong. Yet, the caterpillar feeds itself well, locates an ideal position that its brain can fathom, becomes a pupa and slowly, but steadily transforms into its best form.

Struggle, risk and change are a part of the game, but the vision and persistence ensures the transformation.

Organizations are no different. The challenges are real, so are…

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