Mariners@Work

What an amazing time we had! Mariners @ Work                     Engaged, Efficient and Effective! Indian Maritime University, Chennai conducted training programs for Marine Engineers/Officers from few African Nations for six weeks

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Learn English by singing and role playing!

These lovely girls were school drop outs. The NGO, Vajra trained them in martial arts so that they train girls in government schools in self defense. Though few had done vocational courses, inability to speak in english kept their confidence

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Healthcare Management and the Role of Clinicians as Managers

MOHAN (Multi Organ Harvesting Aided Network) Foundation, Chennai has pioneered the first structured Transplant Coordinators’ Training Program in the Asian subcontinent.  The ALPS is proud to be associated with them year after year. 9th Workshop. This time the session was

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Kids and Balloons – Learning Outcomes for Adults

In this activity, balloons are given to participants, they are asked to play around a bit, and then an announcement is made: ‘whoever has a balloon’ is the winner. Next moment, everyone starts bursting the other chap’s balloon and protecting

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Build a Bridge – Leadership Surprises from kids!

The importance of ‘a leader to emerge naturally’. Participants: School kids, Grade 8-11 Activity: Build a bridge Materials Given: Newspapers, glue, adhesive tape, stapler, rubber band, colour papers and ribbons for decoration Additional Instructions: Be creative, Name your bridge, landmarks

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Effective Tools of Social Media

Social Change is not easy. The 10th One month Transplant Coordinators’ Training Program of MOHAN Foundation, Chennai. The ALPS conducted a workshop on Effective Tools of Social Media where I took the Coordinators, comprising of doctors, nurses, technicians and social

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Cultural navigation@work! Enable your Cultural Quotient

Understand, respect and be courteous towards each other The new normal is a global atmosphere of work culture. Working with people (and, genders) from varied places, backgrounds, cultures, mind-sets and time zones create multifarious challenges along with the immense opportunities.

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Three Strands of Hair

A Simple Story about Attitude Once a woman woke up in the morning only to find she had only three strands of hair left on her head. “Well”, she said,”I think I’ll braid my hair today.” She braided her hair

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Being in the Now    

“Most humans are never fully present in the now, because unconsciously they believe that the next moment must be more important than this one. But then you miss your whole life, which is never not now. And that’s a revelation

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The Attitude to Learn

Tom is a very sharp boy. Good in spoken skills, good averages in academics, overall well groomed and a good-looking boy. He studied in a posh school, was of well-to-do parents and an only child. An open, friendly and free

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The role of HR in making india an economic super power
Mr Mukesh Ambani in his article " A leader for a Global India Inc" has stated that economic prophets have billed India as an emerging global economic superpower. The imperative of turning these prophecies into reality is compelling. ...
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The S Curve of Success: Harness Goals and Vision through Emotional Quotient
Observation of Learning or Success at work reveals that growth can be typically fitted on an S- Curve. Both are usually a bit slow and gradual at the outset, then proceed at a dramatic speed and once a peak is achieved, the so-called...
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The Power of Emotional Resilience
The quality of relationships determines the effectiveness of emotional resilience during any emotional or physical crisis. Proper management of relationships helps to bounce back from adversity so that one can be more flexible and resilient in stressful situations...
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4th D Woman
Kavitha S Daniel talks to women who are working on their terms and managing a perfect balance of home and career. It might mean losing out on the perks of a job, but the contentment makes up for it ...
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