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Having the right boss makes a huge difference…

Right through my career of more than thirty years, I have had the good fortune of having the right boss at the right time. Of course there have been few exceptions but I am not going to share about them here. My very first boss, at Cipla, Mr Narayanan, was an exceptional leader. Exceptional because … Read more Having the right boss makes a huge difference…

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Advantages of Disadvantages…

What happens when underdogs face powerful opponents? This is a very interesting and fascinating subject for all us. In fact besides the famous David Vs Goliath biblical story that we have all heard, there are several other cases in history where the proverbial underdogs have defeated their invincible opponents. I have read with tremendous interest … Read more Advantages of Disadvantages…

Why it makes sense to eat with your hands….

Many of us have often wondered, and many even have questioned the reasoning behind eating with our own hands. This morning when I was going through the stories shared on one of my favourite apps Quora, I found an answer to the question. Sounds convincing and hence am choosing to share with everyone. Vedic Wisdom … Read more Why it makes sense to eat with your hands….

Why Cipla is always ‘special’ for me…

The year 1986 is a very important year in my life. For almost three years preceding the year 1986, despite going through several diagnostic tests and tools, Doctors could not establish the cause of my problem – occasional but intense abdominal pain. The pain could be relieved only with medication and rest for a day … Read more Why Cipla is always ‘special’ for me…

Who are you? What are you here?

I joined Cipla as a Medical Representative on the 15th of September 1980 after a series of interviews. After sometime, I received a communication through a post card, asking me to present myself for a Central Training Program in Bombay. The Program’s intent was to provide me with knowledge of Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology, Pharmacology and … Read more Who are you? What are you here?