Mentor Stories

A Product Management Mindset

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Since childhood, Deep had two major interests – playing games and mathematics. Deep loved playing cricket, badminton, chess, carrom and many more. Indoor or outdoor didn’t matter the sheer pleasure of doing something competitive and coming on the better side in the end, was something that gave him a lot of thrill. Sometimes, the game […]

Mentor's Perspective

State of the Union – Fintech in India

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Overview the past weekend, I witnessed an eclectic mix of industry professionals discuss the Fintech ecosystem in India. This discussion was during a two-hour panel session that was a part of an executive program on digital transformation at a leading business school in Hyderabad. The panellists came from government, venture capital, investment banking and consumer […]

Mentor's Perspective

Managing Post Harvest losses in India- A public policy approach

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Horticulture products like fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers and herbs are inherently perishable. Perishability starts immediately after they are plucked out from plants or ground. During the stages of cleaning, sorting, grading, transportation and distribution and marketing, substantial losses occur – the loss can be an invisible loss like weight loss to slight deterioration in quality […]

Technology

Machine Learning for CXOs!

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An inspiring story of Risto Siilasmaa, Chairman Nokia, who started learning AI/ ML so that he could tell his employees to do so “…I only understood bits and pieces of what they told me, and I became frustrated when some of my discussion partners seemed more intent on showing off their own advanced understanding of […]

Mentee Stories

Kartik’s Journey at IIMB, EPGP

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When I joined the Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management (EPGP) at IIM Bangalore, I was sure of two things – I wanted to earn my MBA and I wanted to win a national competition, something that I had missed out during my undergraduate days. Little did I know that my exploits would take me […]

Marketing Case Studies

Zappos – Delivering WOWs

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Zappos – Delivering WOWs The digital age has forced companies to re-evaluate their marketing strategies as consumers and competition became more sophisticated. Companies are in constant search for new ways to capture the attention of consumers and influence their purchasing decisions. In this series of articles, I would try to bring out some stellar and […]

Mentoring

3 principles which makes our mentors effective

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“A mentor is someone who sees more talent and ability within you, than you see in yourself, and helps bring it out of you”                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Bob Proctor   The best mentors create leaders and not followers. They do everything to imprint their goodness onto others in ways that make others fuller versions of themselves. Many […]