November 08: “Business Coach should be authentic, sharp in assessing people, should be having good acumen to understand businesses, having a judicious mix of firmness and flexibility, Candid and yet emotionally intelligent to be able to get the desired results for his/her clients,” says Dinkar in an emphatic manner. “We need to have a missionary zeal to make things happen,” he adds.
Dinkar is working with many organizations on various high impact consulting and coaching projects related to people strategy. He is engaged in developing the leadership capabilities of Senior Management and young high-potential talent for various MNCs and Indian Companies in a consulting career spanning for about 15 years. He has developed the skills and behaviour of over 10000 resources from business functions. He has been regarded as a credible business coach for over 300 organisations. He is the founder of three niche consulting firms:
- Groval Euler’s (grovaleulers.com) – That helps organisations to build business growth through enabling sales, service, delivery and support teams. Also, by enabling the leadership teams.
- GrovalSelectia (grovalselectia.com) – That helps to build high-performance teams through a scientific selection process.
- Kabir Learning Foundation (kabirlearning.in) – Enabling a higher sense of inspiration, purpose and collaboration between people. All these services help his clients to get holistic solutions to achieve their dreams and address their problem statements. All the three of his companies have enabled businesses for a variety of firms through some intense and confidential coaching projects.
He has worked for Mercuri International, MercuriUrval and Better Future before starting his own company at Bengaluru. His stint as the Managing Director (Asia) for a Dutch consulting firm inspired his resolve to do something that can enable companies in India to higher levels of success.
Dinkar says, “After Working for MNC firms, I realised that we need something very indigenous for Indian SMEs and MSMEs. We need to have local solutions for Indian entrepreneurs”. Dinkar is also involved in the leadership capability assessment and development of high profile MNCs and Indian companies. Dinkar uses a lot of examples from Indian wisdom. He has been anchoring various wisdom journeys for International audiences and top-notch leaders. His close connection with European companies has given him a strong understanding of cross-cultural teams. He has deep exposure to Swedish, Danish, French, German, American, Japanese and Dutch work culture, which helps him to connect well with various organisations.
“The best thing I have noticed while working with some of the MDs of MSMEs is their sense of urgency to grow not only produces good business results but also generates employment,” says Dinkar with a sense of satisfaction and fulfilment.
Dinkar has strong experience in conceptualising and delivering consulting projects, workshops on personal transformation, leadership excellence, Customer-centric culture creation, Service excellence, Business Planning and Sales excellence across segments such as Information Technology, Hospitality, Healthcare, Engineering, Automotive, Retail, FMCG, Wellness, and many more. He has also worked with service teams of various organisations towards enabling better service deliverables. His core competence is building solutions for sales and service capability development. He has also helped many organisations to get some right talent on board and has been in the panel to recruit senior leaders. He has been conducting intense workshops and workouts towards transformational leadership and change management.
He is a postgraduate in Mineral Engineering from the Indian School of Mines (Indian Institute of Technology, Dhanbad). He is an ICF Life Coach. He has also been accredited as a BELBIN, CELEMI, LIFO facilitator. He is a Chairman of a public trust working on Music Talent Management in government Schools. He has a doctorate in Management studies.
Dinkar is a multifaceted personality with deep interests in music and Indian philosophy. As a disciple of Hindustani Classical music and Nirgun Songs written by mystics like Kabir Das, he uses his musical interest to build deeper levels of self-actualisation. Some of his interventions for leadership have the involvement of eminent musicians too, which helps to create some unique engagements. He recently founded a trust, “The Compassion Express”
(www.thecompassionexpress.com) to enable eco-friendly purposes for people to enable a world that promotes compassion towards animals and planet mates.
“Diversity of thoughts, cross-pollination of ideas and intellectual equity can lead to an outstanding performance,” says Dinkar.