Inspiration:My parents have inspired me the most, by the way they make decision in different situations.
A leader must have:Communication. I think a leader must have good communication skills.
Book Recommendation:The secret by Rhonda Byrne and The Kite Runner by Khaled Hossaini
Inspiration: My Dad. An honest police officer till date. I admire his commitment to his duty and principles.
A leader must have: An inspiring personality. All he/she needs is clear vision, hard work, belief and sincerity to purpose.
Inspiration: Those who love what they do fearlessly and with perseverance are the ones who inspire me the most in this world
A leader must have: A quality that makes people listen to them. Leaders have a “holding court” quality about them.
Book Recommendation: A million little pieces- James Frey
Inspiration:Every person I observed along life’s way. I hold not one person responsible, but every single person who I’ve ever come across to have inspired me.
A leader must have:Simplicity.Being approachable and having the ability of being one with the people who he leads is a virtue.
Book Recommendation:Many lives many masters by Dr. Brian Weiss
Inspiration:My teacher/guide. He taught me how to plan things, the value of hard-work and honesty.
A leader must have: Openness.It builds mutual respect and trust between leaders and followers.
Book Recommendation: The Joy Of Achievement : Conversation With J. R. D. Tata by R. M Lala
Inspiration: My mother, the person who defined my most valuable lesson in life – Balancing it well & the need to give back more.
A leader must have: The ability to lead by example, push everyone to give their best, and thereby empower them to go that extra mile to make a difference.
Book Recommendation: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
Inspiration: My Brother. His simplicity coupled with his intellect created an unparalleled aura which challenged as well as guided me through out.
A leader must have: Create Relevance to individuals. Commitments based on relevance to individual strengths drives the vision and imparts a positive culture.
Book Recommendation:Fountainhead by Ayn Rand
Inspiration: My Mother. Her unwavering spirit has taught me to never back down.
A leader must have: Trust. It is important for a leader to trust the abilities of his team as it helps a team grow in confidence.
Book Recommendation: On The Road by Jack Kerouac
Human Resources Fellow
Inspiration: Kermit the frog: He’s green and he’s a frog, but people still love him – believe in who you are and be yourself.
A leader must have: The ability to bring out the leader in each member of his team. People work better if it’s on their own terms.
Book Recommendation : Asterix and Obelix
English Project Fellow
Inspiration: Mr. Pai – my math tuition teacher.He taught me,when he was in his eighties. Despite his age, his passion for Maths was apparent.
A leader must have: Ethics. Leaders often need to make difficult choices, true leader makes choices that are consistent with his/her ethics and values.
Book Recommendation: Life of Pi by Yann Martel.
Inspiration: “So many people live within unhappy circumstances and yet will not take the initiative to change their situation because they are conditioned to a life of security, conformity, and conservatism, but in reality nothing is more damaging to the adventurous spirit within a man than a secure future..” ― Chris McCandless
A leader must have: Simplicity; as I once read, simple is often more difficult than complex, but with ‘simple’ you can move mountains
Book Recommendation: A Fine Balance – Rohinton Mistry
Inspiration: Rahul Dravid. His work ethic and perseverance towards achieving excellence made him a legend.
A leader must have: Approachability.If a leader is amiable and approachable, then people will have faith in him/her.
Book Recommendation:No Way Down: A book on a mountaineering disaster on K2.
Inspiration:Mother Teresa. Because of the self-less service she provided to make a better and healthier society.
A leader must have: Responsibility.Being pro-active, to be answerable and to take responsibility of one’s action.
Book Recommendation: You can win by Shiv Khera
Public Relations Fellow
Inspiration: Henry David Thoreau.A man, so free-spirited and strong, dejected the superficial tendencies of society and escaped to nature, as a true test to mankind.
A leader must have: Humility. It enables a leader to see clearly, the potential around him/her.
Book Recommendation: Tao of Pooh – Benjamin Hoff
Into the Wild – Jon Krakauer
Inspiration: Elon Musk, the founder of SpaceX, PayPal and Tesla Motors for his unconventional thinking and not being afraid to do something radically different.
A leader must have: Integrity. I believe for a person to be a leader, he or she has to be someone that people can look up to and respect.
Book Recommendation: The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy – Douglas Adams