A forced hiatus can get to the best of us. But CEO-turned writer, TGC Prasad used it to his advantage by turning a writer.
With the backdrop of professional industry, young urban professionals, cultural diversity, the book opens up a host of questions about the software culture. Prasad’s shrewd sense of audience, typically Indian comic timing and treatment of story has a prominent Chetan Bhagat streak in his writing. Sonakshi Babbar caught up with the author to get a sneak peek into the book and the man himself.
From being a management guru to an author? How have you matured on both professional and personal fronts?
Prasad: I have been in management for two decades now and understand the nuances of it, though I am not sure I qualify to be called as a management guru. In my opinion, the real management gurus are – Peter Drucker, Michael Porter, CK Prahalad, Charles Handy…they have given so much management depth and thought to the world.
On the professional front, my significant learnings have been -
Every situation is different and contextual understanding is the key differentiator in accomplishing one¹s goals. Career is a long journey one has to live life too as one pursues career. No point in rushing into things.Do what makes you happy and you will be successful.
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