Catch up with what has been happening the past month on Here's a quick summary. 
Ranjan De Silva

Team and Leadership Excellence Newsletter

Vol.9 November 2012

Welcome to the ninth monthly newsletter.

This is designed to help you have sight of what had gone on during the month so that you can pick up on anything you might have missed. To facilitate this I will list relevant information with links that will help you to access them with ease. I would also like to hear from you any feedback you may have on the contents as well as anything new you might want me to do. I will do my best to respond.
Blog posts

One blog posts was published during this month taking the total to 26.
  • One blog posts was published during this month taking the total to 27.
     ‘When The Mighty Fall’ was inspired the shocking news of Jimmy Saville’s paedophilia scandal. It draws on examples of other celebrities like Lance Armstrong and Ben Johnson who have had their reputations bruised due to one mistake. This post can be read at:

14 articles have been published since the launch of this website 9 months ago. They are in the areas of leadership, teams, personal excellence, marketing and world affairs with relevance. Please click the link to read them:

I have sent out 19 tweets during the month. Given below are some of them;
  • Mastery of self through NLP was a super success. The participants were amazing. I thank all participants and facilitators for everything.
  • We are not our past. We are the resources we bring forth. Use the resources of the past to create a splendid future. ‪ 
  • Days set for the next mastery of self through Neuro Linguistic Programming session in Colombo. It's on 15,16 jan and 5,6 feb. register now.
  • Look forward to the final weekend of Mastery of Self tomorrow. Look forward to giving a mind blowing experience to the participants.
  • Doing Mastery of Self through Neuro Linguistic Programming is one of the most rewarding things about living my purpose! ‪ 
  • Mastery of Self through Neuro Linguistic Programming [NLP] will start tomorrow morning. Look forward creating a life changing experience.
  • Great to see Starbucks in India. Bravo Tata for this scoop. When will you arrive in Colombo? Good luck TATASTARBUCKS!
  • The world needs a leader who can bridge divisions. Someone who can help people see the other point of view. Good choice USA. 4 more years!
  • Got my self the iPad mini today. It's really handy and does everything the iPad does. All in all I feel it's a better product.
Please visit my Twitter page at!/ranjan_desilva and access the other Tweets and start following me for new Tweets.


Details of the next Mastery of Self (MS) through Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) have been updated. Please visit the event page and register for it if you find it useful.
  • Mastery of Self [MS] through Neuro Linguistic Programming [NLP] – 4 day workshop to be held in Colombo Sri Lanka on the 15th, 16th January 2013 and 5th, 6th February 2013.

See photos from various events at:
Other Pages

The following pages have more information of interest and value:

Online Videos
The 6 online videos have had over 3000 views. We have got positive comments and we would like to hear from you too. The details of the last 3 videos are given below.
  • Gearing up for excellence (new edit): This is the new edit of the powerful and thought provoking presentation I made at the ‘Unleashing Your DNA’ seminar at Zayed University Convention Center, Dubai, UAE in 2009 and uploaded last December. There are more than 1350 views so far. The new edit has all 3 parts [9 mts each] of the earlier video in one 27 mts video with new audience footage added to it.
  • Sensei HPI [Human performance Index] at work for Agora: A presentation made by me at the Bangalore HR Summit 2011, titled HPI at work at Agora, the leading supermarket chain in Bangladesh. HPI is the sum total of the actions, interactions, behaviors and collaboration of leaders, teams and individuals at all levels of a business that have direct or indirect impact on business performance.

  • Agora SME development case study: A presentation by me at the Bangladesh Agri Business Supply Chain Conference held in June 2012 in Dhaka. Agora is the leading Supermarket Chain in Bangladesh where Ranjan is the CEO. He shares his experience of building Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) suppliers for fresh produce in preparation for Agora’s rapid expansion.


What’s in store for December 2012

  • I will be speaking at the 5th Annual Internal Audit Conference on the topic: "Championing the uniqueness of each individual - a recipe for success in business" on the 13th of December at the Galle Face Hotel in Colombo. 
  • I will also continue to add contents to my website, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
As at the end of November the number of visitors to my site was 17,385 from over 90 countries. Here are the names of some of the countries: 
Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, United States, United Kingdom , India , United Arab Emirates , Canada , Australia , Switzerland , Saudi Arabia , Portugal , Singapore , Netherlands , Qatar , Pakistan , Norway, New Zealand  , Italy , France , Malaysia , Sweden , Uganda , Algeria , Japan  , Indonesia  , Maldives, Russian Federation , Georgia , Bulgaria , Brunei Darussalam  , Thailand  , Fiji , Iceland , Germany , Spain , Egypt , Israel , Poland , Republic of Korea , Czech Republic, South Africa , Turkey , Mongolia, Ghana, Philippines , Croatia , Greece  , Hong Kong , Malta, Nepal , Kenya , Ecuador , Viet Nam , Bermuda , Ireland, Bahrain, Brazil, Jamaica , Bahamas, Ukraine , Cayman Islands , Morocco, Senegal  , Grenada , Nigeria, Gambia, Finland , Austria , Afghanistan , Azerbaijan, Colombia , Argentina , Panama, Oman, Jordan, Romania, Benin, Slovenia, Belgium , Trinidad and Tobago , Denmark, Swaziland , Zambia, Mauritius, Costa Rica, Palestinian Territory , Mexico, Slovakia, Puerto Rico and Myanmar. 



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