February 2016 - Nand Kishore Chaudhary

Make in India Initiative Should’ve Started 10 Years Ago

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brandFew know Chaudhary’s humble roots, one of India’s largest producer-exporters of hand-knotted wool and silk carpets. He started out as a salesman in his father’s footwear shop in the small town of Churu, Rajasthan. Having grown up watching rug weavers in his hometown and driven by an entrepreneurial spirit, he started Jaipur Rugs in 1978 with two looms and nine artisans.

Today, his company employs more than 40,000 weavers—about 80 percent of them women—across six states including the Bhadohi-Mirzapur belt of Uttar Pradesh and tribal districts in Gujarat.

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10 Hard-Working Indians Who Challenged Fate And Won

scoop-whoopThe old adage, “Hard work is the key to success” holds true for almost anything we do. But more often than not, we never tend to implement it in our lives. However, there are some people who truly live every day by the this 7-word sentence. Some people who may not be as big as the leaders we all know, but are surely on the path to fame and success. People like:
1. Nand Kishore Chaudhary: Chairman and MD, Jaipur Rugs – He started off his carpet business with weavers from the ‘chamar’ caste and with a mere working capital of Rs. 5000.

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Be Generous with Praise to Increase Productivity and Reduce Stress

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PraiseI recently wrote a post about appreciating employees. I believe this is of the utmost importance because employees are the backbone of any company. Without them, the organization can do nothing.
Regularly praising employees should be a part of all companies. It makes sense that offering praise leads to a positive outcome. In recent times, too much praise was viewed as negative, the reason being that people may develop a superior sense of self and become quite arrogant.

Level the Playing Field so that Everyone Benefits

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budhAs the saying goes, “Love makes the world go ’round.” This is not just an idiom or phrase but something that holds true. Unfortunately, many of us do not adhere to this philosophy.
According to Buddhist thought, there are four immeasurables: immeasurable love, immeasurable compassion, immeasurable joy and immeasurable equanimity. Love is listed first, because without it, the subsequent qualities cannot emerge.