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Ranjit Jatar
A good leader not only leads a mission well, but also ensures a high hit rate of success for all his/her team members – and not only for himself or for some of the team members.  Clarity of instructions is something the Army teaches its generals and colonels but the same principle applies in the corporate world too. There was this Koi shak ya Savaal question which my good friend in Eicher in the early 90’s, Vimal Sachdeva......


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As per a recent study I am told by NCAER, it seems 80% of entrepreneurs registered as private companies after 2008 in India were co-founded by 2 or more founders. We all know the successful Mind tree was co –founded by as many as 10 co-founders many years back and if I recollect, the youngest was in his early 30’s and the eldest ( Mr. Bagchi ) in his 50’s. The study reveals that more than 75% of those which were co found......


Ranjit Jatar
I spoke to a young manager the other day who works for one of India’s largest business houses which had its origins in the energy sector – a Company which frequently manages the environment to win HR awards from respected Business Media publications for supposedly being the best Employer Brand in India. On the other hand employees in this conglomerate find it a poor place to build their career in and an impersonal hierarch......


Ranjit Jatar
I recollect Indra Nooyi, CEO of PepsiCo in 2002 when she had just become CFO of PepsiCo worldwide and made her visit to India in the company jet. I recollect taking her to meet the Finance Minister of India followed by a FICCI chambers of commerce high tea, where industrialists from across Delhi and other parts of North India had come to hear her speak. She was already a mini celebrity in India then. Indra started her speech b......