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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, …

Battling the Phantoms of the Mind

In a recent corporate seminar, I was espousing the thought that everything we did – or not, was linked to the mind. We are in a constant state of conflict with the mind, our mind – to take on the challenges that come our way in this modern-day world. And more often than not, the …

Looking Beyond Blindfolds

We seldom choose to see the reality A lot of our friends are falling prey to a well-planned scam, and we have to do what we can to stop this. The mid-brain / third-eye activation programme is taking the country by storm, and young children are being shown to be able to identify colours & objects, …

Opening Eyes. Looking Beyond Blindfolds.

Opening Eyes. Looking Beyond Blindfolds.

A Magician’s Perspective on the Mid-Brain / Third-Eye Activation Scam Circa 1848. Two sisters — Kate (12) and Margaret (15) Fox, convinced their elder sister Leah (38) that spirits were communicating with them by tapping the table, and soon took the world by storm. The Fox Sisters became the most famous mediums communicating with spirits via mysterious taps …

Defining Your Success: One Step at a Time

Defining Your Success: One Step at a Time

Time flies. And how!  We know this, yet each time a new year comes by, before we are done with the greetings, the first month has whooshed by and we are already in February! And so here we are, preparing for the media blitz that will surround Valentines Day. And soon enough, before we know it, we …

Unlearn. Only Way to Relearn.

Unlearn. Only Way to Relearn.

Always make room to learn something new! A few weeks back, I had written about the importance of being ready for change. And just this last week, I too had an occasion to take up the challenge thrown my way in an event at Bangalore! I have always believed that my Mind Reader performances required a …

Nakul Shenoy with Tony Buzan - High Res Image

Speaking of Memory – Why don’t we remember?

The human mind is a fascinating subject that one can immerse into for an entire lifetime and only manage to scratch the surface. Yet, that is when you look at it from the outside. Interestingly, we each have a personal exhibit of this immensely challenging topic, that we can study intently — using the mind to analyse …