Monday, February 25, 2008

'Determination…till you succeed'

Try humour to resolve conflicts

One teacher I remember, and why: My father…he taught me some excellent values in life. His motto was “believe in yourself first.”
One most valuable work lesson, thus far: Determination…till you succeed.
One thing I look for the most in a new recruit: Attitude.

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Monday, February 18, 2008

Prioritise with discipline

If the smiles seem to have faded, there’s a problem

One teacher I remember, and why: My middle school math teacher who taught us how to learn and how this learning is relevant in the real world, by “connecting the dots” for us. Students need to be excited about learning — there has to be a significant element of students pulling knowledge rather than knowledge being constantly pushed to them
One most valuable work lesson, thus far: Competent, cooperative and performing teams can achieve the unthinkable.
One thing I look for the most in a new recruit: Integrity.

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Monday, February 11, 2008

No success without hard work

Don’t brood over problems

One teacher I remember, and why: My High-school English teacher, who instilled in me the love for reading.
One most valuable work lesson, thus far: No success without hard work:
One thing I look for the most in a new recruit: Ability to communicate:
One thought from a book that I am currently reading: ‘Does God exist?’ from Richard Dawkins’ God Delusion.
One tip for time management: Don’t brood over problems.

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Monday, February 4, 2008

Turn obstacles into opportunities

With ordinary people you can make extraordinary company

Mr Chandrakant P. Sanghvi, Chairman and Managing Director, Sanghvi Movers Limited (SML), started the business in 1969. He has extensive experience in the crane hiring business. Mr Sanghvi completed his MS from the US after doing his BE. Here’s his take on four questions from Business Line:

What my education/training taught me:
Where to look for what.

Two things I learnt from my work/real life:
You can make extraordinary company with ordinary people.