Kamal Sarma

Managing Director

From monk to venture capitalist Kamal Sarma has transformed leaders and teams globally.
Over the last 20 years he has delivered significant results for people and companies with his customized framework and teachings.  
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Kamal Sarma

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Bio.

Kamal has developed deep insight into organizations and people cultivated by his own unique background.   Living in a monastery he trained as monk for 6 years before excelling in senior corporate positions.  Now as the founder and director of Rezilium – a strategic leadership firm Kamal delivers customized strategies and presentations for a range of industries. 

 

Kamal has held executive roles in organizations such as McKinsey & Company, Eli Lilly, St. George Bank and AMP Capital Investors. He is an experienced speaker, trainer and the author of 3 books:

  • Mental Resilience 

  • The Leadership Leap

  • Win Win Conversations

Kamal has co-founded two venture capital businesses in the IT and biotech sectors and is currently is a Chair of RUOK? ConversationsThinktank

 

He is also co-founder Not-for-Profit initiative CaptivateTheFuture.com that builds resilience, self-esteem and confidence in high school students through public speaking.

Kamal's Key Areas.

TEAM LEADERSHIP.

CHANGE LEADERSHIP.

COMMUNICATION 

AND CONNECTION.

CREATING A

FEEDBACK CULTURE.

SUSTAINING HIGH

PEFORMANCE TEAMS.

RESILIENCE IN TIMES OF RAPID CHANGE.

VIDEOS

Kamal Sarma

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TESTIMONIALS

WHAT PEOPLE SAY

“ My national team across all of our geos (Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Perth and Brisbane) finished a session with Kamal last week. The team of directors and partners could really relate to his message on how to build resilience in a disrupted world and how to thrive both professionally and personally. Everyone walked out of the sessions buzzing with excitement, understanding the opportunity ahead and more importantly armed with tools and techniques necessary to tackle what is one of our generations most difficult challenges - “resilience.” Thank you Kamal ! ” 

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In a world of complexity, change and disruption your ability to communicate on a deeper level is vital.   WinWin Conversations is designed to deliver a competitive advantage because those who can influence relationships and results positively in the future will thrive.

 

WinWin Conversations will help you become agile and flexible in your thinking while offering new ways of communication that can transform relationships and results.    

 

Teams who have adopted WinWin have experienced an upward shift in performance.  The practical content is ideal if you are looking for an edge in engagement and communication.  

 

In this presentation Kamal explores:

 

  • What is a WinWin Conversation

  • How to build a culture of WinWin 

  • The 7 Principals of WinWin Conversations

  • How to transform existing and build new relationships

  • How implementing WinWin can improve results 

WinWin Conversations– How to have Challenging Conversations with Clarity and Confidence

Mental Resilience -   Develop the Focus of a Warrior and the Clarity of a Monk 

Kamal has more than 20 years’ experience helping people developing one of their most precious assets – the mind.  As the author of Mental Resilience – The Power of Clarity - How to develop the focus of a warrior and focus of a monk.   Kamal draws on his personal experience as a monk and professional work with leaders and teams to facilitate a new level of growth and resilience     

 

 During this session Kamal will unpack :

 

  • How to develop mental resilience and mental wellbeing through mindfulness and meditation

  • How do we build create mental and emotional resilience in a volatile , uncertain, chaotic and ambiguous world

  • How to maintain focus and clarity to make better decisions

  • Tools to sustain your mental resilience in an era of information overload

The Leadership Leap – Why you need to un-learn and Re-Learn

To progress your personal or professional journey Kamal believes you need to un-learn many things you have been taught previously.  He has identified 7 essential principles and suggests that un-learning these will accelerate your Leadership Journey.  

 

On the Leadership Leap Journey Kamal will explore:

  • The 7 principles of Leadership to un-learn

  • The new principles of Leadership

  • How to build Leadership that inspires people to follow 

  • How to transform people and culture through Leadership

The Connection Advantage

To gain an advantage in life and in business the most important skill you need to develop is connection.  Yet we are never taught the skills that enable us to connect deeply with one another, our clients or our purpose. 

 

Organisations that truly can connect at these 3 levels are able to flourish and deal with change, complexity and uncertainty.


 

In this presentation Kamal explores:

 

  • How to create deep connection at personal level, team level and at a purpose level

  • How to use the connection advantage to create a shortcut to change 

  • The 5 areas where connection can break down and how to rebuild

  • How to use build connection to build an appreciation and feedback culture

  • How to use human connection to build a sustainable competitive advantage 

Resilience2Thrive - How to shift from surviving to thriving

Organizational and personal resilience are 2 of the most powerful traits you can develop in response to the challenges of today and tomorrow.   When you can command your awareness and build your resilience results will flourish.

Kamal has more than 20 years’ experience helping thrive and flourish.  As the author of Mental Resilience – The Power of Clarity - How to develop the focus of a warrior and focus of a monk.   Kamal draws on his personal experience as a monk and professional work with leaders and teams to facilitate a new level of growth and resilience     

 

During this session Kamal will unpack:  

  1. How to thrive in challenging times by developing personal and professional resilience 

  2. When faced with challenges and change how do we build a culture that can thrive and be resilient

  3. How to maintain focus and clarity to make better decisions

  4. Tools to sustain your resilience and thrive in short and long term 

By aligning performance to purpose individuals, teams and organizations can sustain superior results. In this keynote Kamal seeks to answer

Why do so many people struggle to find their purpose? 

How can we create purpose in our lives, and why is it so important for our wellbeing and fulfilment?

He Explores:

  1. How we uncover our purpose rather than discovering our purpose

  2. How passion comes not from doing what you love, but from understanding what causes us pain, and building a purpose that overcomes this

  3. How we have been become disconnected from 

  • Ourselves

  • Our families

  • Our purpose

  • Our environment 

The Path to Purpose: The power of passion, pain and pausing.

Our rituals, routines, and personal and professional rhythms are incomparable predictors of long-term outcomes. They affect success more than talent, intelligence, luck, or decision-making. 

 

Most people know this, but we struggle to take control of our routine habits to get the outcomes we want to achieve. If knowing is half the battle, the other half is implementing. 

 

In this presentation Kamal explores:

 

  • How to build new routines so you can thrive

  • How to ensure you create a rhythm with your clients and your clients, clients

  • How to create high performance habits that empower you so you can keep connected to your clients

  • How to become aware of disempowering habits and break the destructive patterns 

Habitonomy: Using Rituals, Routines and Rhythms to build empowering habits

We seem to be very interconnected but sometimes we are feeling less and less connected to ourselves, the people around us, our work and the planet.  This can have the effect of lowering our levels of resilience and make us feel depleted.

 

This year, more than ever we will need to invest in our levels of resilience and connection.  Leaders and teams that can stay connected will be able to extract the benefits from opportunities coming from this changed environment.

In this presentation Kamal explores:

 

  • How to create deep connection at personal level, team level and at a purpose level

  • How to build new rituals, rhythms and routines to stay connected and build resilience

  • How to embrace change and impermanence to flourish

Resilience through Connection: The Role of Routines, Rhythms and Rituals