Yearly Archives: 2011

Success Story of Sminu Jindal, MD, Jindal Saw Ltd.

You might be excused if you gape at Sminu Jindal. She is quite used to it. Busy shuffling around in her wheelchair as she goes about her office work, it takes a while to realise that she is paralyzed waist … Continue reading

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100 yr old Fauja Singh becomes oldest in World to complete a marathon

A 100-year-old runner Fauja Singh became the first centenarian and, therefore, oldest person to complete a marathon when he finished the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon. Born in India in 1911, Mr Singh was a farmer in the Punjab but moved … Continue reading

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Success stories of School Dropouts – Part II

Michael Dell Position: Founder/CEO, Dell Market Cap: $30 billion Most 19 year olds would spend a thousand dollars on a spring break weekend, or a put it toward buying a new car, but Michael Dell spent his $1,000 founding Dell … Continue reading

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Inspirational quotes by Steve Jobs

Here are some key quotes from Steve Jobs, the legendary co-founder and former chief executive of Apple Inc, who died after a years-long battle with cancer. “Here’s to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs … Continue reading

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Indra Nooyi’s Management Mantras for Success

Indra Krishnamurthy Nooyi, Chairman, PepsiCo is one of the world’s 100 most influential people. Here are some words of wisdom from a business woman whom Time magazine has described as a ‘world class leader.’ Read on. • You give a … Continue reading

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Success stories of School Dropouts – Part I

Ever wonder where the chief executives of some of the world’s most successful companies went to college? Well, don’t tell your kids, but some CEOs never graduated college-and some never even bothered to apply. From computers to cruise lines, these … Continue reading

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Lesssons to Learn from Steve Jobs

One company and one man had transcended all possible economic, geographic and demographic boundaries and become relevant to the entire world! The entire world, but almost! That’s huge, by any standards. And what a journey it has been… Travelling this … Continue reading

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Leadership lessons from Infosys Narayana Murthy

NR Narayana Murthy, who steps down as Infosys chairman on August 20, is a role model for not just what he achieved but also how he did it. Here are 30 lessons from Murthy, one for each year he spent … Continue reading

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Suresh Reddy becomes First Visually impaired student to join IIM

A 26-year-old 100 per cent visually impaired student from Kolkata has battled all odds to make it to the prestigious management school – IIM. The IIM dream, chased by many but realised by few. 26-year-old Suresh Reddy from IIM Calcutta … Continue reading

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Chandrasekar, 17, is youngest to ace MTech from IIT

Two years ago, at 15, S Chandrasekar was the youngest engineering graduate in the country. On July 25, he will be the youngest postgraduate from IIT Madras when he receives his degree at the convocation. The teenager has also topped … Continue reading

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