Magic And Leadership: The Common Traits

Nakul Shenoy writes about the deep connection between managers and magicians and ponders on some of the common traits that are integral to both their success A couple of years back, I had the unique opportunity to present a keynote address with the India head of a global corporate, addressing the challenges faced by leaders of …

The Social Experience of Media

Social Media has well and truly arrived to rule the minds and digital lives of our people, having evolved to be the primary source of information and emerging as the de-facto mode of communication. Be it Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, Instagram, Snapchat or the time-tested blogs — the average netizen is spending an increasing amount of time seeing, …

Bangalore Mirror: The Logic Of Magic

By Barkha Kumari Apr 16, 2017 A brotherhood of magicians meets to polish their craft, and tell people how much there is to magic than card tricks and children’s birthday parties Magicians never reveal their secrets, they say. Except to each other, that is. This is how to keep magic interesting for spectators. As long …

The Hindu Business Line: Abracadabra

By Sibi Arasu April 24, 2015 Mind reader and magician Nakul Shenoy’s book goes beyond just textbook tricks Nakul Shenoy, 37, discovered Mandrake the Magician at the age of five. Since then he has been trying to get up close and personal with his idol. Growing up in Udupi, Karnataka, performance spaces were few and …

Prajavani: ಜಾದೂ ಕೃತಿಕಾರನ ಹೊಳಹು

ಸಂದರ್ಶನ: ಸುಮಲತಾ ಎನ್ 4 Apr, 2015 ಅತಿ ಚಿಕ್ಕ ವಯಸ್ಸಿಗೇ ಜಾದೂಕಲೆಯತ್ತ ಆಕರ್ಷಿತರಾದ ಉಡುಪಿ ಮೂಲದ ನಕುಲ್ ಶೆಣೈ ಅವರು ‘ಮೈಂಡ್‌ ರೀಡಿಂಗ್‌’ನಲ್ಲಿ ಸಿದ್ಧಹಸ್ತರು. ತಮ್ಮ ಹದಿನೈದನೇ ವಯಸ್ಸಿಗೇ ಮೊದಲ ಜಾದೂ ಪ್ರದರ್ಶನ ನೀಡಿದ ನಕುಲ್, ಸಂವಹನ ವಿಷಯದಲ್ಲಿ ಸ್ನಾತಕೋತ್ತರ ಪದವಿ ಪಡೆದು ಸುಮಾರು 14 ವರ್ಷಗಳ ಕಾಲ ಐಟಿ ಉದ್ಯೋಗದೊಟ್ಟಿಗೆ ಮ್ಯಾಜಿಕ್‌ ಕಲೆಯನ್ನೂ ಬೆಳೆಸಿಕೊಂಡು ಬಂದರು. ಅತಿ ಚಿಕ್ಕ ವಯಸ್ಸಿಗೇ ಜಾದೂಕಲೆಯತ್ತ ಆಕರ್ಷಿತರಾದ ಉಡುಪಿ ಮೂಲದ ನಕುಲ್ ಶೆಣೈ ಅವರು ‘ಮೈಂಡ್‌ ರೀಡಿಂಗ್‌’ನಲ್ಲಿ ಸಿದ್ಧಹಸ್ತರು. …

The Telegraph: Paperback Pickings

March 20 , 2015 SMART COURSE IN MAGIC: SECRETS, STAGING, TRICKS, TIPS (Collins, Rs 299) by Nakul Shenoy offers a crash course to help you “teach yourself magic”. This books will strike a chord with anyone who grew up at a time when magic shows were an immensely exciting prospect, either at birthday parties or …

Bangalore Mirror: Reading Room

Mar 3, 2015 There are magic tricks to be learnt, a crafty murderer to be nailed and beautiful verses to be savoured Weekend of abracadabra This little book should keep you entertained over the weekend. A Collins publication, Smart Course In Magic — Secrets. Staging. Tricks. Tips by Nakul Shenoy, India’s premier performers, will keep …

The Hindu: Young World: NEW on the Rack

JUNE 19, 2015 Smart Course in Magic by Nakul Shenoy, Collins, Rs. 299 A simple and effective off-the-shelf course that teaches the craft as it should be taught: focusing on the theory of performance on the theory of performance and presentation. Whether you want to take up magic as a hobby or improve your skills …