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Vijay Sampath - Appreciation of sales management Process Absent among many Companies

An engineer by education, he started his career at L&T as a software engineer and consciously moved to Product Management before switching to sales and marketing roles. In the last eight months, he has been is shaping his own venture, which
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K Padmanabhan - Learn the Basics right. The Adaptation is easier.

As the head of the entire Karnataka Circle, he presides over a Rs.11,000 million telecom empire which provides a host of basic telephony and other services to millions of consumers. The time is also crucial for his organization in light of telecom
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Bunty Peerbhoy - Recession is a big management excuse

It is easy to slot him as one born with a silver spoon. As he inherited the business from his father who had a stature of his own in the annals of the Indian advertising industry. But he sees himself as an initially brash and arrogant brat who has
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Jacob Kurian - The word Impossible spurs me on

An alumnus of Regional Engineering College, Trichy, he put in a stint of three years with companies like Grindwell Norton and M S Dastur & Co. before taking a break to complete his management degree from XLRI, Jamshedpur. After graduation, he
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B Muthuraman - "You need to make people think"

From a graduate trainee he rose in 35 years to head one of the country’s largest and now the most competitive producers of steel. At this position, he is spearheading a new initiative unparalleled in the annals of Indian industry for a company
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Manish Sabharwal - "The Thrill of the Game !"

The first impression you make of him is someone who gets things his way in life. Founder of Indialife and as Managing Director of IndiaLifeHewitt, he is the one charting its course in these turbulent but challenging times. In addition to the role he
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V S Sudhakar - Understatement is often more powerful than overstatement

Understatement is often more powerful than overstatement   He has over nineteen years of experience in the IT and Internet industries. And right from the beginning of his career, though not an entrepreneur, he almost specialized in the
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Sashi Kumar - An effective leader has to be like a general - lead from the front

He is so intense, he admits, it spills over into his personal life too. He is currently amongst the global management team of a US$200 million plus business practitioning firm. And spearheads the Sales function for the global operations of the firm
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Anant R Koppar - I believe in going beyond value articulation and let it rather show through example

His entrepreneurial instincts came of age in August 1997 when he chose to realize a dream he’d long harbored – the employee-owned Kshema Technologies. A university-topper and a brilliant engineer, he has to his merit a Masters degree in
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Harish Bijoor - I became a coffee man by accident

It is a tribute to this man that the moment we put something like that out, most professionals know who we are talking about. And the best part of it all is that it is sheer accident that led him to become one. And in continuing with our tradition