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Creating Flow

The Freedom To Be

Flow Consulting in collaboration with Bombay Connect 

CREATING FLOW in FAMILY RUN BUSINESS

25th & 26th MAY 2012, MUMBAI

Managing a family is challenging. Managing a family business is far more challenging. It requires balancing personal and professional relationships with family members and employees. The challenge is how to achieve business goals and be professional without compromising on family values and relationships.

Creating Flow in Family Run Business is one of its kind leadership workshop that will explore each participant’s challenges individually in an informal group setting. The workshop is meant for owners, founders, leaders, entrepreneurs and senior executives, involved in the management of a family run business. To maintain the personal nature of the workshop, participation is restricted to 7 persons only.

Objectives

*  Understand inter-personal dynamics and how they impact business decision

*  Realize the importance of professionalism and role clarity in family business

*  Building a self-empowered management team and the difficulties in giving up control

*  Comprehending different stages and challenges in the growth of a family run business

*  Self-awareness of how the leader comes in the way of the growth of his own organization

Logistics

Dates: 25th & 26th May 2012

Time: 9.30 am to 6.00 pm

Venue: Bombay Connect, 4th Floor, Candelar Bldg, 26 St. John Baptist Road, Near Mount Mary Steps, Bandra (W), Mumbai

Cost: Rs. 5,000/- includes lunch and snacks

Registration: Write to bombay.connect@unltdindia.org or Call 022 32220475 / 9004256464

About CREATING FLOW Workshops

CREATING FLOW workshops are personal and explorative in nature. We believe insights that emerge out of self-exploration bring an emotional shift, hence result in a real change. We therefore do not use power points, established concepts or management literature in our workshops. We request participants to identify and explore concerns that affect their current lives – personal or professional. We believe everything we do involves us, hence both personal and professional life affect each other. We create a safe space for participants to explore without the fear of being judged.

Fundamental to our working philosophy is being in touch with the present moment. It is also called being in the here & now. This means while we have a basic design for any interaction, we have no idea what will emerge in the moment. We do not believe in right or wrong. We allow for multiplicity of perspectives and create a safe space for them to engage with each other, without any pressure of reaching a similar conclusion. We believe free experience and expression are far more powerful change agents, than reasoning and explanation.

The setting of the workshops is informal with Indian style seating on mattresses and cushions on the floor. However, a participant is free to sit on a chair if he wishes. Unlike a typical workshop, there are no tables, chairs, power points or written material.  While participants are free to take notes during the workshop, we encourage them to be more attentive how they feel in the moment. We believe change is a result of what touches us the most and transforms our world-view.

Testimonials

 “Ajay and Payal’s approach was refreshing, not so ‘in your face’, rather casual and kept each one engaged. They were fearless to point out what was not working irrespective of the hierarchy”

Mehul Desai, Founder and Chairman, Mail Order Solutions (India) Pvt. Ltd.

 “Flow Consulting gives an amazing insight into organisational development and direction. Allowing people to get a macro view of where they want to go, while addressing the micro challenges in getting there!”

Lee Bolding– Founder and Partnerships Manager, Atma

“Flow ran a leadership development retreat for our social entrepreneur investees with great skill, grace and flexibility.  It’s also wonderful to see Ajay and Payal clearly so passionate about and aligned with their work. Highly recommended.”

Richard Alderson, Co-founder and Director Unltd India

“Excellent! I don’t know whether this is the way Socrates built capacity of people through questioning and reasoning.    But if this is not the way he used, he would use it if he knew it!”

Rajkuman Janagam – President, I – initiate

“I loved the way  Ajay and Payal asked questions in a continuous flow, from which emerged directions for me to find answers.”

Vasumathi Sriganesh – CEO, Q Med

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