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    Amit Chandra, MD of Bain Capital Private Equity, was hard hitting about how only by leading through the head, not heart alone, can Indian social sector make a significant impact.  He said “ideas are overrated, perseverance and execution excellence make ... // Read More

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  • The End of Coal is Almost for Real

    India, and other countries, will burn coal far into the future. The question is what will they burn it for and how much will they burn? It is reasonable to accept that substantial amounts of hard, ‘metallurgical coal’ will still ... // Read More

  • Success Secrets of Toilet Construction

    The experience of building more than 100,000 toilets in 28 years has taught the Tiruchirappalli –based Gramalaya that smart is better than volume. Here’s why our new toilet design is smart. Unlike septic tanks which require opening and emptying of ... // Read More

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First Innovate in Workplace Design Breakthrough Products Will Follow
Where should innovation begin in organizations – first at workplace and people or with new products? Author Carol Sanford tries to answer this billion dollar question in her new book The Regenerative Business – Redesign Work, Cultivate Human Potential, Achieve Extraordinary Outcomes, published by Nicholas Brealey Publishing, 2017. Read More

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