Remove the fear of failure
Mr Amitava Roy, President, Symphony Services
One teacher I remember, and why: Prof. Bhola Nath Roy, my grandfather, for the values he instils in me.
One most valuable work lesson thus far: I am humbled by the intelligence of my colleagues and juniors.
My role is to unleash the untapped potential in people around me.
One thing I look for the most in a new recruit: Attitude.
A book that I am currently reading: How to manage in a flat world, by Susan Bloch & Philip Whiteley.
One tip for time management: Prioritisation.
One key thing in my fitness routine: Walk.
One signal that tells me there is a problem: Slowdown in communication.
One technique for handling anger: Deep breath.
One essential ingredient in my investment portfolio: Common sense.
One good thing about a new generation: Passion.
One worrying thing about the young: Affluence affecting their survival instincts.
One thing that clinches a deal: Trust.
One definition of values: Truth.
One way that I use for resolving conflicts: Listening.
One favourite activity when travelling: Photography.
One indicator of performance: Success.
One macroeconomic variable I keenly watch: India’s GDP growth.
One dream I’d like to chase, later in life: Travel — sightseeing.
One good way to foster innovation: Removing the fear of failure.
One clue that tells me I’m the leader: When others listen.