The state of being constructively Dissatisified mostly leads to Innovation
Todays Leadership Talk session for IPMX Batch’10 at IIM-L (Noida campus) by Nishant Govil Director, BlackRock India. Today’s topic was “The Fintech Evolution : Trivial to Substantial” . The complex topic was dealt with in a very simple and lucid manner. The examples and analogies used helped everyone grasp the topic quite easily.
Ending the session on philosophical note was a master stroke and left the audience on the high.
Had a great time talking to Management and Engineering students at IIT Roorkee
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of lifelong attempt to acquire it Collate resources on the topic Extract only vital information (abstract and Conclusion ) even if you don’t understand the whole paper Take structured notes and then re-read the Paper with all details Read supplemental material as needed .
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“I don’t run for trains” This is the career advice that I read and liked the most in the excellent book “The Black Swan” 1. Teach yourself to resist running to keep on schedule . In refusing to run to catch the trains ( at various stages in your life) , lies the true value … Continue reading Don’t run for trains
Early 80’s :- Zhang Ruimin ( known for his work in turning a little-known, bankrupt refrigerator manufacturer into the world’s largest white appliances company – Haier ) once lined up about 75 refrigerators that had been produced with some minor defect . He asked his staff as to what should be done with the defective … Continue reading China – some history and way beyond