Vikram started his coaching journey by running coaching workshops in Nokia in 2005 and since then went to earn his certification in coaching from Marshall Goldsmith and CCA, Canada. Having run various coaching interventions with TNM since 2015 Vikram has a rich and diverse experience in group coaching workshops across nations. Early in his career he was a farmer and ran a poultry breeding farm for 4 years. After a fulfilling and adventurous farming stint, he worked with Dr Subhashini Passi, Institute of Creative Thinking, Indore, India, working for three years teaching Creativity, Whole Brain Thinking and Leadership . He was also visiting faculty at the School of Economics, Devi Ahilya Vishwa Vidaylaya, Indore, India and a few other colleges in Indore teaching organizational behavior and Marketing. Vikram also worked as a Carer at The Hollies, an elderly peoples’ home in Cambridge, UK, and did a short stint with Mayo College at Ajmer, India teaching computers and swimming.
Over the 27 years in Learning & Development and having essayed roles in The Body Shop, Freight Systems, Samsung and Nokia. He has worked in all areas of behavior: Leadership, Team Building, Communication, Creativity, behavioral Interview, Presentation Skills and Coaching. Vikram has also run Assessment/Development Centers for individuals and teams. His work has taken him to 22 countries. His methodologies/approaches comprise Individual Coaching, Group Coaching, Facilitation, Training, with support of outdoors, psychometrics(certified in MBTI, DISC and Enneagram), theatre and various other forms of simulations and exercises. He continues to keep his skills updated with active memberships of Transactional Analysis, Gestalt Therapy, Compassionate Inquiry and Enneagram groups. Vikram is also a PADI certified SCUBA Instructor, a paraglider, a keen horse-rider and continues to run white water rafting expeditions.
Vikram is drawn to synthesizing the unequivocal wisdom of the east with the pragmatic scientific rigor of the west. With feedback over the years Vikram is aware that he has a personable style infused with humor, creativity and story-telling and the ability to bring incisive observations about individuals and teams. He uses provocation and compassion in equal measures to close gaps between ideal and real states of individuals and teams. Vikram walks his talk.