Highlights and reflections
Catalign Innovation Consulting
on the go
A talk on “8 steps to innovation” @ PayPal, Bangalore
Participants are selecting the challenge themes to take
forward. True North portfolio companies represented
varied sectors such as financial services, healthcare,
infrastructure services, logistics etc.
Design Thinking workshop at
True North CDO/CTO Summit
Rapid prototyping class @ IIT Bombay
It was a pleasure to teach at the Desai-Sethi Centre for
Entrepreneurship at alma mater IIT Bombay for the
third consecutive year. In this rapid prototyping class
held at the Tinkerers’ Lab, students are giving shape to
Design Thinking @ Evry Bangalore
Ideation by walking around.
Sometimes ideas coming
from outside the team are
Teams summarizing day-1.
The way you frame the
challenge is more important
than the response.
Design Thinking at IIPM, Delhi
Co-facilitated a 3-day Design Thinking workshop along with Prof.
Ganesh Prabhu of IIMB for senior managers of Indian Oil Corporation
at Indian Institute of Petroleum Management campus in Delhi. Here
participants are doing field interviews. It was heartening to see that
“listening” was one of the key takeaways for many participants.
Mindfulness on the go, Bangalore
Learning to learn from the book of life. We explored
metaphors from movies and scientific experiments.
• 3 types of reflections and 3 leading questions
• A sketch of Spinoza, the secular saint from “The
courtier and the heretic” by Matthew Stewart
• 2 reflection moments from Zoya Akhtar’s “Luck by
• What to do when boss says “Be more innovative”?
• Confession of a fake guru: A soliloquy from “Tujhe