Whenever there is a power talk scheduled, life seems to hit a flattish speed-breaker. Generally the first half of the day is when most of the power-talks happen and all classes, group-jobs take a break. Good for some.The guests who come and give the talks are the best in class and no one would like to give it a miss even if tons are at stake. So far Great Lakes has seen Indra Nooyi( CEO Pepsico), Narayanmoorthy( Infy), Kotler ( Kellogg), Ravi Kant( Tata Motors) , Gururaj Deshpande, Muthuraman ( Tata Steel), Montek Singh ( Planning Commission) and a couple of pages full of other similar colossal masterpieces.
This time it was Kris Gopalakrishnan , head of Infosys.
On Feb 16th , Kris took us through the many chapters of the economic downturn. He went on saying that this period of so called pessimism is a perfect case study material. The key is to come out stronger, wiser and more savvy . The hour and a half of incisive, content packed delivery presented new angles and faces to the topic that is talked about everywhere under the pale blue sky. A practical , down to earth, reality encompassing deliberation it was .
The session ended with a note of ambivalent positivity. The general scheme of things are intriguing indeed with endless complexities . We need to keep staring ahead as the curtain is raised a bit further. However for now, we cherish the fact that an hour and a half was well spent…
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