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There is little Kushal Pal Singh hasn’t seen. He built the city of Gurgaon out of nothingness. He also saw it begin to crumble under its own weight.
He almost sold DLF for Rs 26 lakh, but later also saw the value of his shareholding in it climb to Rs1,87,920 crore. Now, it’s declined to just Rs14,701 crore.
In 2007, he was celebrated for bringing India’s biggest IPO.Seven years later, he stands condemned by Sebi, for failing to disclose material information in that very offer. He has also seen both friends and foes occupy high places.
He is among the first who had the vision of a large-sized modern building that is as good as any in developed countries. Now, cash flow questions are being asked about many of his ongoing property projects.
Consistent with the title of his autobiography ‘Whatever the Odds’, his ride is neither smooth nor straightforward.
When KP Singh ventured into Gurgaon in the late seventies, no one would have imagined what it would become over the next few decades. Good fortune and intent and perseverance all played a part. Read more of this post
October 18, 2014 Leave a comment
Few people in the US are more successful than Bill Gates. But that doesn’t mean the billionaire knows everything. There are still important business lessons to be learned by America’s richest man -and who better to learn them from than Gates’ friend and fellow billionaire Warren Buffett? Earlier this year Gates traveled to Omaha for Berkshire Hathaway’s annual shareholders meeting. He outlined the three most important lessons he learned from Buffett.
Look at the Big Picture
When Gates first met Buffett, his immediate instinct was to focus on the surface of his success: picking and investing in stocks. But Gates quickly learned that key to Buffett’s success runs much deeper -it’s about the big picture of a business. “He has a whole framework for business thinking that is very powerful,“ Gates writes.
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