Monday, November 26, 2007

An attitude of enthusiasm combined with a willingness to learn

Adapt to changes in the work environment

Ashok Punj is the Managing Director of PSL, a manufacturing company that supplies steel pipes to the oil, gas and water sectors. He obtained his Bachelor’s and Master’s in Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago. After working in the US, he returned to join the family business before setting up PSL.

Here’s his take on four questions from Business Line:
Two things that my education/training taught me:
Recognising shifts in technology, particularly those brought about by research and development.

Tuesday, November 20, 2007

See ‘adversaries’ as ‘teachers’ rather than as enemies

Be happy and positive in life

Lina Ashar, Founder and Director, Kangaroo Kids Education Ltd, is recognised as a global pioneer in children’s education. A leading education chain, it is changing the way kids learn, by introducing innovative learning strategies, fun-filled activities and a colourful curriculum. Lina Ashar has a bachelor’s degree in education from Victoria College Melbourne. Here’s her take on four questions:

Two things that my education/training taught me:
To always be happy and positive in life no matter what it offers you.
To believe that every child is born with a potential for genius.

Monday, November 12, 2007

Have confidence in your own capacity

Value the individual capability of a person

Arup Gupta, President and Chief Operating Officer, Polaris Software Lab, is an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and a longstanding member of the Institute of Electronics and Electrical Engineers (IEEE). Arup is in charge of the company’s global operations, delivery and sales functions. Here’s his take on four questions from Business Line:

Two things that my education/training taught me:

Value the individual capability of the person.

Monday, November 5, 2007

Believe in social responsibilities

Take success and failure in the right spirit

Mr Hasan Abdul Kader is the Managing Director of CCS Infotech Ltd. A BE (Computer Science) from National Institute of Technology (formerly Regional Engineering College), Tiruchi, he has more than 18 years of experience in management, public relations, product branding and overseas marketing. Here’s his take on four questions from Business Line.

Two things that my education/training taught me:
Improved analysing and decision-making abilities.