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The wrong time to flatten the innovation curve

– Nish Bhutani This is a tale of two retail competitors in the Corona and post-Corona era.  Recognising that consumer behaviour will change, perhaps forever, Keep Moving Pvt Ltd used the downturn and downtime to redirect its workforce’s energies towards innovation.  This was easy enough to do, as the daily din of operations had eased […]
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Strategy by PowerPoint is Dead

Nish Bhutani – By its very nature, a strategy is about predicting and charting a course for the future. Which means, strategy is hypothesis, not fact, and conjecture until validated. Yet, strategy is presented in impressive Power-Points by well-heeled consultants as the definitive answer to problems, and the defining path to tapping new opportunity. Like […]
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A Leader’s Role in Driving Growth

 ~ Harsh Mariwala (Chairman Marico Ltd., Founder ASCENT Foundation) Leaders should create a shared vision Whether it is for the entire organization or for different sections. Leaders have to engage the organization in thinking about growth, setting goals and then give people the freedom to think of their own growth and scaling up plans. Of […]
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Innovation – The Winning Way

~ Harsh Mariwala (Chairman Marico Ltd., Founder ASCENT Foundation) In today’s competitive environment one has to go on differentiating and being unique on a perpetual basis. Hence innovation is not quest for ‘something’ unique but a continuous process. Founders have to drive a culture which is innovative and which throws up innovation through a process […]
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