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Feed the Creative Soul: Medha Inamdar

Medha is a professional baker and a restaurant consultant. However, as a child, she never aspired to be one...she was studying to be an accountant. But accounting and taxation never fed her creative soul and hence, she chose to pursue her passion in baking and here she is now, an accomplished baker and a well known name in the Indian pastry circle. Read on to know more about her and her definition of success.  Tell us a little about yourself.  What do you do professionally? I am a professional baker and a restaurant consultant. I have been doing this since the past 10 years and I enjoy every minute of my work.  It actually started about 12 years ago when...

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Strive for Excellence: Julia Manke

Julia is a woman who aligned her profession to her passion and transitioned from McKinsey to the recruitment space. She believes that it is people who make an organisation; for any organisation to be successful the team needs to be right.  It is not often you meet someone who values individuals genuinely as 'assets' for an organisation, not merely employees. I have so much respect for Julia and her drive to help people find happiness in their career. Read on to know more about her as an individual, a professional and a business leader.  Tell us a little about yourself.  What do you do professionally? I am in the business of recruitment.  I started Fingertips in 2005 and we hire for...

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Success is Happiness: Hena Desai

To be successful, you need to know what you want. You need to have the right attitude and the skills. Today's post is about Hena Desai, a well known name in the beauty industry, who has the skills and the attitude. She is beautiful, witty and compassionate, which is what makes her a lovely human being! Tell us a little about yourself. What  do you do professionally? I am a beauty editor, currently working with Grazia India. I have been a beauty journalist for over six years now, having worked with several magazines over this course of time. Besides work, what do you enjoy doing? I love to sketch and paint – it’s my favourite downtime activity as it’s a...

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Have A Solution Oriented Approach To Life: Aparnasri Sastry

  This post comes with an introduction that I have written straight from my heart. Back in 2004, Aparnasri was one of the first B School classmates that I met - we ate samosas in Gurukrupa in Sion, a memory so fresh as though it happened just yesterday. And then, we were room-mates for about one year! In that one year, I came to admire how she kept her calm under stressful situations and had a clear thought process, where many were lost and confused.  I have known Aparnasri for over 15 years now and have much love, respect and appreciation for her as a friend and as an individual. It is an honour to share the story of a driven...

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Be Prepared For Change: Kirti Srivastava

Her smile can light up a room, her kindness can melt a stone cold heart and her determination can move mountains. Across all walks of life, Kirti is a woman to look upto! Tell us a little about yourself. What do you do professionally?I am who most people call - a Confused Desi. I was born in India but I lived in Singapore, Dubai and Madrid for a total of 15 years, which has shaped me largely in the choices I make and the company I keep. I have always been a stubborn one - the one who quietly decides what she wants and then nothing short of a pandemic can change it. When I went for my MBA in...

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