The Voice of Indian Cricket, is an Indian cricket commentator and journalist.
A review in the Indian Express called Harsha Bhogle the voice of Indian cricket and that is a description that has stuck. After a degree in chemical engineering and a diploma in management from IIM, Ahmedabad , he gave up a career in advertising to devote himself fully to cricket and has achieved a fairly regular international presence on radio and television as well as in print. He has hosted Harsha Online, Harsha Unplugged and various quiz shows on ESPN.
Harsha was voted by Gentleman Magazine as one of “50 men you want to know better” and by Outlook as one of eight people who have changed the way their profession is perceived. He was recently featured by BBC World in their series “Face to Face” on Young Achievers. Harsha has also won Hero Honda ‘s Indian Television Academy award and the Ceat Cricket Ratings award, both awarded to the best television commentator and presenter and more recently the Rajiv Gandhi award in the media category.
Coming from engineering and management education background, he has pursued his passion and chose to become a commentator.
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The Winning Way: Learnings From Sport For Managers: is a talk that pinpoints factors that lead to success. Harsha Bhogle list out these factors that ensure proven and consistent results even when the level of competition surges.
The playground has always been a learning ground for people. In our childhood, sports taught us concepts like leadership, team spirit and the desire to win. Now as we get caught up in corporate life, there are few opportunities to follow sport and fewer to play any game. However the passion for sport remains and however high up you may be on the corporate ladder, a discussion on sport is always irresistible. Our motivational series attempts to use the metaphor of sport to get corporate executives to relate to issues faced by them in their working lives
He explore and unpeel the mantra behind victorious teams and sporting legends. If you have ever been stumped by the stupendous success of great sportsmen who deliver every single time, The Winning Way: Learning From Sport for Managers spells out the formula.
This Talk comes as a fresh take on leadership from a unique point of view. Harsha takes participants through many interesting points, thanks to his wide experience in management and his tryst with sports as well.
It is not an attempt to either preach or train. It is about opening minds and rejuvenating the passion to perform in an interesting and relatable manner. It shows how learning’s from the field of sport are universally relevant and how they can be applied to improve our approach to life. Topics covered include goal-setting, team-building, building team culture, leadership, managing change and managing success. The presentation, which is mostly of an anecdotal nature, is supported by audio-visual footage and print material that is used as handouts.