What’s On Your Favorite Business Leaders’ Bookshelves?

To make an impact in the business sphere, students need to stay on the pulse of latest business strategies, market dynamics, and evolving business models. As the saying goes “those who read shall lead”.

There’s no shortage of content so the first question is – where to start? Leaders like Bill Gates, Ben Horowitz, Elon Musk, etc. have all carved out a niche for themselves through their innovative business endeavours. Following their reading routine and recommendations is a great first step.

We curated a list of books that are packed with insights and should be a worthy addition to your personal library. All recommendations have been highly touted, garnering rave reviews from industry experts and business professionals alike. (more…)

Follow The Herd Or Pursue Your Passion?

Follow the herd, or pursue your passion?Career: It is one of the easiest words to write and spell, but when applied to an individual, it becomes one of the most dreaded words that one can encounter. And when it comes to career development, even the best of us are left baffled at times. This post is about taking career development to the next level by doing what you care about, and not necessarily what others are doing or saying that you should do.

In all our years of giving guidance to students, job seekers, friends and family looking to pursue different careers, MBAs, or even in switching jobs, we have found that most people don’t really know what they want to achieve in their life. Rather, more often than not they are following a path they have seen others follow. In fact, even if you go to a top school whether it is Kellogg’s, Chicago, Harvard, most people define success by the kind of company that chooses to hire them. There is nothing wrong with doing so at face value and many successful people have done this at critical turning points in their career. However, this only leads to happiness if it is aligned with one’s interests and sustained strengths. (more…)