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Entries by Ankur Shiv Bhandari

Do what is right by your conscience,trying to match to everyone else’s definition will not work

As we all enter a period of reflection over the holidays, it felt apt to share this. I feel that almost everyone starts with a strong moral compass and the ability to take right and fair decisions. This is refined over time by one’s experiences and education to help distinguish between right and wrong. The way human fabric works, we are able to absorb what comes our way in terms of information and make choices.

This compass gets corrupted when one tries to do things by the definitions imposed by others of what is right.

The Sales Journey starts – “You can’t do it”- That’s Wonderful!

So that day in April 1993, armed with around 20kgs of toys and games on my shoulder, with a desire to learn and motivated further by “You can’t do it”, at a grand age of 15, on the streets of South Delhi was my first day at work! The journey of a salesman had begun.

Customers don’t know what they want, You do!- Believe and help them

How many times have you doubted the strength of your product or service? How many times have you asked yourself the question “Do they really want what I am selling?” Am I wasting my time?”. However, if you genuinely believe that the Product or Service you are selling is going to make a positive difference […]

The Birth of a Salesman with “I Wish I Could Sell”

Hello Everyone, For those of you who don’t know me, I pride myself on being a salesman at heart. Having started my sales career in the 90s, I have seen interesting changes in sales team’s profiles at different levels and in different geographies across the years. I have been lucky enough to have supported sales […]

Bhandari’s BRIA Model of Intent – TEDx Talk

What causes a sports team to overhaul its dismal performance to an outstanding one within days? What drives differences in performance between individuals? What leads to discriminatory behaviours such as Racism? What could be a key factor that leads to crimes? What creates a sea change in political outcomes for political parties? What causes shoppers […]

Breaking barriers to achievement and contentment | The Role of Intent | Ankur Shiv Bhandari TEDx Talk

In this TEDx talk, Ankur shares his thoughts on a key ingredient for success and happiness, Intent. Ankur talks about how to generate Intent and harness it so that it leads to Action bringing desired results. Ankur brings this to life using a simple model and real-life applications in the world of business, family, law, […]

How to generate Intent and convert it into Action | A simple approach

Ankur shares his thoughts on how to generate Intent and harness it so that it leads to Action bringing desired results. Ankur brings this to life using a simple model and real-life applications in the world of business, family, law, personal relations, public sector and many others. Challenge the saying ” Road to hell is […]

Conversation with a Tomato – The Positive Charge Talks by Ankur Shiv Bhandari – Podcast Episode 08

What are the conversations you have had in the last 24 hours? Maybe with your partner? with your kids? parents? friends? Anyone else? And should I also ask with anything else? #ankurshivbhandari #thepositivecharge #purpose #shopper #shoppermarketing #FMCG #retail #consumergoods #leadership #innovation #conversations #conversationsandpurpose

Conversation with a Tomato

What are the conversations you have had in the last 24 hours? Maybe with your partner? with your kids? parents? friends? Anyone else? And should I also ask with anything else? How was it when you went into the supermarket and bought a new pack of biscuits? What did you experience? Did the packaging speak […]