Narayana Murthy is one of the giants of India’s IT industry. In 1981, he founded Infosys, a provider of consulting and business process outsourcing services, which is today India’s sixth largest publically traded company. Murthy talked with HBR about the most valuable advice he ever received, the advice he gives young professionals, and how he approaches leadership and management.
NM answers the following questions asked by HBR
What was the best advice you received as a young man, and what advice do you now give to young professionals?
What advice do you, in turn, give to young professionals?
What is the biggest mistake you made earlier in your career, and what did you learn from it?
Who is the best leader or manager you’ve worked with, and what made that person best?
What talents do Indian companies need most right now?
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