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Vidusha Nathavitharana

Founder / Destiny Architect at Luminary Learning Solutions Private Limited

Colombo, Sri Lanka

A leadership trainer who specialises in curating programs that guarantees ROI after training. A HR consultant with over 16 years of experience with a client portfolio that includes The World Bank, The UN, CARE International, MAS Holdings, John Keells Holdings, Wataniya Telecom Maldives, Al Rajhi Takaful Saudi Arabia, HSBC, Deutch Bank, Allied Insurance Maldives, Mobitel, Virtusa, LSEG, WSO2, WNS, Etihad Airways, Top Corporates and NGOs.

Available For: Advising, Authoring, Consulting, Speaking
Travels From: Colombo Sri Lanka
Speaking Topics: Leadership, Management, Personal Effectiveness

Vidusha Nathavitharana Points
Academic 0
Author 1380
Influencer 195
Speaker 19
Entrepreneur 30
Total 1624

Points based upon Thinkers360 patent-pending algorithm.

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Portfolio Mix

Company Information

Company Type: Company
Business Unit: Training, Learning Facilitation

Areas of Expertise

Change Management 32.38
COVID19 64.71
Culture 38.70
Ecosystems 30.49
Entrepreneurship 30.26
Health and Wellness 51.05
HR 30.40
Innovation
Leadership 61.32
Management 100
Marketing 33.97
Mental Health 48.75
Startups 46.25
Sales 41.26

Industry Experience

Higher Education & Research
Media
Professional Services
Textiles Production

Publications

1 Board Membership
Founding Director
Chrysalis GTE
January 01, 2017
Chrysalis is a Social Enterprice focusing on Youth and Women. It is now a CARE Affiliate. Board member for 5 years since 2017

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Tags: Leadership, Management, Startups

23 Books
Guru Guide 30 - Communication at Work - with Nigel Risner
Luminary Learning Publishing
May 18, 2022
The Guru Guides offers practical, often original tools and concepts for the busy professional

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Tags: Leadership, Management

No Nonsense Advice 1 : Advice for Young Executives
High5 Publications
May 01, 2022
Short and Crisp - as the title suggests...
Simple, yet profound do's and don'ts for those just starting out in their careers...

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Tags: Leadership, Management

No Nonsense Advice 2 : For for Aspiring Trainers
High5 Publications
May 01, 2022
An insiders guide to becoming an excellent trainer : with tons of 'tips and hacks' included...

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Tags: Leadership, Management, Startups

No Nonsense Advice 3 : For First Time Managers
High5 Publications
May 01, 2022
A comprehensive guide to navigate your first Management Role

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Tags: Leadership, Management

No Nonsense Advice 11 - Managing Performance
Luminary Learning Publishing
October 20, 2021
A guide to performance management and driving performance within organisations

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Tags: Leadership, Management

No Nonsense Advice 12 - For Sales Professionals
Luminary Learning Publishing
September 30, 2021
Fundamentals, tips and hacks for Sales Professionals

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Tags: Leadership, Management, Sales

Guru Guide 33 : Soul Inspired Leadership with Ross Swan
Luminary Learning Publishing
June 24, 2021
The Guru Guides offers practical, often original tools and concepts for the busy professional

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Tags: Leadership, Management

Guru Guide 31 - Being an Ethical Business - with Gayani Ranasinghe
Luminary Learning Publishing
May 31, 2021
The Guru Guides offers practical, often original tools and concepts for the busy professional

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Tags: Culture, Leadership, Management

Guru Guide 3 : Finding your Inner Strength with Jennifer Randive
Luminary Learning Publishing
May 13, 2021
The Guru Guides offers practical, often original tools and concepts for the busy professional

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Tags: Health and Wellness, Leadership, Mental Health

Guru Guide 29 - Making the Most out of Coaching - with Joe McDonald
Luminary Learning Publishing
May 05, 2021
The Guru Guides offers practical, often original tools and concepts for the busy professional

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Tags: Leadership, Management

Guru Guide 2 : Retiring Right with Viran Perera
Luminary Learning Publishing
April 30, 2021
The Guru Guides offers practical, often original tools and concepts for the busy professional

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Tags: Management

Guru Guide 6 : How to make a Killer Pitch - with Art Bell
Luminary Learning Publishing
April 06, 2021
The Guru Guides offers practical, often original tools and concepts for the busy professional

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Tags: Management, Startups

Guru Guide 32 - Creating Non Toxic Leadership - with Paul McCarthy
Luminary Learning Publishing
April 01, 2021
The Guru Guides offers practical, often original tools and concepts for the busy professional

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Tags: Culture, Leadership, Management

Guru Guide 1 : Leadership Lessons from the Military with Major General Craig Wheldon
Luminary Learning Publishing
February 17, 2021
The Guru Guide offers insightful tools and practical concepts which are often original. It is a quick read for busy professionals to hone their key skills with.

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Tags: Leadership, Management

No Nonsense Advice 10 : Emotional Wellbeing
Luminary Learning Publishing
November 19, 2020
A comprehensive guide of the basics of emotional wellbeing - specially from a working professional perspective

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Tags: Health and Wellness, Management, Mental Health

No Nonsense Advice 9 : Working Across Cultures
Luminary Learning Publishing
October 23, 2020
How to navigate cultural nuances : and ensure you are able to work in any country with ease

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Tags: Culture, Leadership, Management

No Nonsense Advice 8 : For Students
Luminary Learning Publicationa
September 30, 2020
How to make the most of being a student : with specific focus on ensuring you manage the pressures effectively and not burnout

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Tags: Health and Wellness, Management

No Nonsense Advice 6 : Public Speaking for Beginners
Luminary Learning Publishing
July 24, 2020
A tutorial on how to get started as a public speaker : and also, how to perfect your craft...

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Tags: Leadership, Management

No Nonsense Advice 5 : For Working Mothers
Luminary Learning Publishing
June 24, 2020
A no holds barred set of advice based on the realities of being a working mother

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Tags: Health and Wellness, Management

Cut the Crap
High5 Publications
April 23, 2020
A put shot at 'conventional wisdom', with a tinge of good old fashioned humour interlaced with poignant reflections...

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Tags: Leadership, Management

No Nonsense Advice 7 : Riding the Storm
Luminary Learning Publishing
April 10, 2020
A guide to facing challenging times - built around the Covid 19 experience

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Tags: Change Management, COVID19, Management

No Nonsense Advice 4 : Personal Branding
Luminary Learning Publishing
March 25, 2020
The 'how to' guide for Personal Branding : with some deep insights and practitioner hacks too

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Tags: Management, Marketing

Jargon Free Management
High5 Publications
April 01, 2018
Management demystified and simplified through the eyes of life...

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Tags: Leadership, Management

1 Keynote
Can Leadership be Taught ?
TEDx
October 17, 2017
Can leadership actually be taught ? How can you make Leadership Training Truly Effective ? A talk on TedX

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Tags: Leadership

3 Media Interviews
REFINING THE ART OF TRUSTED TRAINING – FOUNDER AND DESTINY ARCHITECT OF LUMINARY LEARNING SOLUTIONS, VIDUSHA NATHAVITHARANA
CEO Sri Lanka Magazine
December 01, 2021
An interview where we discuss how training can be optimised and why it matters

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Tags: Leadership, Management

The Connected Leadership Podcast: Vidusha Nathavitharana
Connected Leadership
June 21, 2021
A conversation with Ben Baker on Leadership, our work at Luminary Learning and related topics

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Tags: Leadership, Management

EP 74 Vidusha Nathavitharana: Founder & Destiny Architect, Luminary Learning Solutions & High5 Consultancy
Disruptive CEO Nation
January 21, 2021
A conversation with Allison Summers on how we at High5 started out : and how we grew...

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Tags: Entrepreneurship, Management, Startups

1 Miscellaneous
The Five People You Need in Your Life
Destination Innovation
April 14, 2021
My 'article' featured on Destination Innovation website

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Tags: Leadership, Management

1 Training
How to Show Up at the WorkPlace
Luminary Learning
November 07, 2020
We are often not quite sure how 'attitude' plays a huge role in how we are 'perceived'. Here is a no holds barred insight into 'how to turn up at the WorkPlace'

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Tags: HR, Leadership, Management

2 Webinars
Rethinking Learning and Development
Your Brand Marketing
May 21, 2021
Learning and development are vital practices to sustain and enhance any organization. But are you taking the right approach that retains learning and optimizes results? Joining Ben Baker in this episode is Vidusha Nathavitharana, founder and Destiny Architect of High Five Consultancy & Luminary Learning Solutions. He has over 15 years of experience in HR initiatives and leadership training. Vidusha emphasizes that learning is not simply an event, like training, but it should be a practice. He breaks down the difference between training and learning and explains why organizations should focus on teaching people to build their own tools rather than just giving it to them. Tune in and get some expert perspectives and relevant insights that you can use to better your organization.

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Tags: Ecosystems, HR, Management

Re-Set and Go : Webinar 1
Luminary Learning Solutions
April 24, 2020
In conversation with Dave Ulrich about the Pandemic and how to face it. Held during the first lockdown worldwide. Over 600 participants from across the globe...

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Tags: HR, Leadership, Management

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