Yogesh Patgaonkar

All you need to do is change your lenses

August 23rd, 2019|0 Comments

I was attending a seminar on executive coaching and one of the sessions was on Artificial Intelligence, how BOTs are being developed and how can BOTs easily replace coaches in the future. I don’t know about your experience but I have wondered why technology disruptions are always presented as threats! [...]

Systemic Leadership Team Coaching

July 29th, 2019|0 Comments

Airports are regularly becoming my learning spots. Its just amazing to meet a diverse set of people and chat with them just about anything! A few days ago, I was sitting across a gentleman who looked in his late fifties .. a quiet kind of a guy. It turned out [...]

Engagement interventions needed for leaders not masses

September 1st, 2017|0 Comments

I was patiently sitting in the car with my family on 29th August 2017 in Mumbai. It was almost over three hours and we had moved may be about 1 Km. Water logging was everywhere and the tough life of that indomitable metro was getting tougher by the moment. It [...]

Employee engagement – including the silent stake-holders

March 14th, 2016|8 Comments

Today I got a pleasant surprise as I was finishing my day … One of my colleagues who was part of my team in a company that I left couple of years back called me out of the blue and said her father would like to have a word with me [...]

Emotions are essential for excellence

January 11th, 2016|3 Comments

I have been on the seminar speaker circuit for over a decade and that’s normal if you have spent couple of decades in the industry and love to speak! I do prepare for each of my speaker slots and even for a panel discussion I do carry good old styled [...]

Unlocking Human Capital

January 5th, 2016|0 Comments

Childhood stories have a habit of lingering in your own mind… As I write this blog a story I read as a child comes to my mind… Once upon a time there was a merchant who used to travel long distances alone for his trade. He used to wander across [...]

Mirror on the wall

March 1st, 2016|3 Comments

I have a flat nose as compared to the entire paternal family who is blessed with sharp noses especially my father. It affected me immensely during my teenage and in an attempt to sharpen it I even went to the extremes of pinching my nose with clips that are used [...]

Image Management

January 5th, 2016|1 Comment

In school my friends and relatives often teased me and they still do that I always found anyone and everyone beautiful. As an image consultant now, I truly and firmly believe that each one of us is special, each one unique and beautiful in his or her own way. No [...]

Pallavi Patgaonkar