Monthly Archives: August 2008

Ratan Tata’s words of inspiration

  On courage: I am, unfortunately, a person who has often said: You put a gun to my head and pull the trigger or take the gun away, I won’t move my head.     On successful people: I admire … Continue reading

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India’s youngest 17 yr old MTech from IIT Chennai

When most students his age are in college, S Chandrasekar has won a gold medal in Computer Science at IIT Madras. At 17, he is the youngest Indian to have aced Masters in Technology with a CGPA (Cumulative Grade Point … Continue reading

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Life Stories to Inspire: Indra Nooyi – CEO, PepsiCo

Ever wonder how to be influential and reach the top of the world?. Here’s the inspiring story of CEO of PepsiCo and the Fortune / Time magazine’s most influential women in the world – the Chennai born Indra Krishnamoorthy Nooyi: … Continue reading

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Life lessons from Michael Phelps

  At 23, Michael Fred Phelps has become an international sporting sensation.   The young American swimmer has smashed seven world records and won eight gold medals at the Beijing Olympics , the first athlete ever to secure first place … Continue reading

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A second life is all it takes to be a success

  Forty-two year old Venkatesh was born to be an entrepreneur. While the faint hearted may have walked away in the face of adversity, Venkatesh, who developed cardiac problems due to heavy losses he incurred in his first entrepreneurial stint, … Continue reading

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FROM ‘PEON’ TO Vice-Chancellor

Growing up in the heart of a Wadala slum, eight-yearold Narendra Jadhav knew what he wanted to be when he grew up: a gangster.    Somewhere along the way he changed course and ended up as chief economist of the Reserve … Continue reading

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From TN hut to New Jersey assembly

   He spent his adolescent years in a hut in Chennai. Today, he is deputy speaker of the New Jersey State Assembly. Upendra J Chivukula is, in his own words, “an example of the adage — education is the greatest equaliser.” … Continue reading

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