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When the Penny Drops: Learning What's Not Taught Though the order of reading had changed, after checking the book on what ceo wants, this was fantastic Learning what s not being taught is currently most important to keep climbing the corporate ladders In every individual there is as much evidence of boosters such as ambition, self confidence, hard work and sheer grit, as there are bonsai traps, such as arrogance, eccentricity, volatility and jealousy Yes, we all have our dark side For instance, a universal trap which most managers fall into is I am better than my competent peers Managing our negative impulses is vital for success Unfortunately, this is not taught to us It comes from experience, that of our own and the experience of othe In every individual there is as much evidence of boosters such as ambition, self confidence, hard work and sheer grit, as there are bonsai traps, such as arrogance, eccentricity, volatility and jealousy Yes, we all have our dark side For instance, a universal trap which most managers fall into is I am better than my competent peers Managing our negative impulses is vital for success Unfortunately, this is not taught to us It comes from experience, that of our own and the experience of others Self help books can be monotonous, but not if you are reading real life stories and imbibing from the experience of others R Gopalakrishnan, who as we all know is currently the executive director at Tata Sons This book is sprinkled with real life anecdotes, emanating from either the author s own rich experience of over forty decades in the highest echelons of corporate life or borrowed from experiences of others As the author states Reading about the learning experiences of others and listening to their stories accelerates learning I have reviewed this book for the BCASJ and you can find the link herehttp booksonmyshelves.blogspot.com Penny United States Coin Wikipedia The United States One Cent Coin Symbol , Often Called The Penny, Is A Unit Of Currency Equaling One One Hundredth Of A United States DollarIt Has Been The Lowest Value Physical Unit Of US Currency Since The Abolition Of The Half Cent Inthe Abstract Mill, Which Has Never Been Minted, Equal To A Tenth Of A Cent, Continues To See Limited Use In The Fields Of Taxation And Finance History Of The Penny ModernCoinMart The History Of The Penny Goes Back Over , Years Ago, As The First Pennies Were Made All The Way Back InAD The Word Penny And Its Variations Across Europe, Including The German Pfennig And The Swedish Penning, Originally Denoted Any Sort Of Coin Or Money, Not Just A Small Denomination Penny Wikipedia Penny Is First Attested In AScots Text, A Variant Of Old English Peni, A Development Of Numerous Variations Including Pennig, Penning, And Pending The Etymology Of The Term Penny Is Uncertain, Although Cognates Are Common Across Almost All Germanic Languages And Suggest A Base Pan , Pann , Or Pand With The Individualizing Suffix IngCommon Suggestions Include That It WasCoins Of The UK The Penny The Bun Penny Was Minted Every Year FromtoAs For The Lower Denominations, The Heaton Mint Was Used Fromto , And FromtoScarce Years Are ,andThepenny Comes With Two Settings For The Date, One Narrower Than The Other The Narrow Variety Is Only Slightly Scarcer Than The Wide The PennyIMDb Directed By Nathan Webster With Tom Lodewyck, Brian Morvant, Kyle Walters, Molly Kunz The Penny Is A Drama Thriller That Follows A Series Of Seemingly Insignificant Events In A Number Of People S Lives Hidden Amidst Their Bigger Problems, These Disconnected Pieces Of Their Lives Go Unnoticed Until They Begin To Fit Together In A Totally Unexpected Way Penny Wikipdia A very intriguing and interestingly written management book Definitely with a difference, easy read with bigger meaning.Must read. After Having Read What CEO really wants from you from the same author, I was a little apprehensive that I might end up reading the same stuff, but surprisingly When the Penny Drops took me to a different world altogether This book as the title says is about learning what is not taught, a philosophy with which I find myself in resonance The book is full of anecdotes power packed advises for anyone who is venturing into the field of management.This is one of those books, after reading of w After Having Read What CEO really wants from you from the same author, I was a little apprehensive that I might end up reading the same stuff, but surprisingly When the Penny Drops took me to a different world altogether This book as the title says is about learning what is not taught, a philosophy with which I find myself in resonance The book is full of anecdotes power packed advises for anyone who is venturing into the field of management.This is one of those books, after reading of which you feel like the philosophy has rubbed off on you to a great extent, but its the character of a person which would make this feeling stuck This is a good guide, I feel, to the youth who are beginning a corporate career and also, it definitely helps veterans in any industry on how to better interact with their peers, boss or juniors Maybe, if I d bought this book much before I joined my first MNC, I wouldn t have job hopped much It is very reader friendly laced with easy to understand concepts and some inspiring stories too Stories of Ratan Tata and also everyday managers you see at your office.Although I liked the effort taken by This is a good guide, I feel, to the youth who are beginning a corporate career and also, it definitely helps veterans in any industry on how to better interact with their peers, boss or juniors Maybe, if I d bought this book much before I joined my first MNC, I wouldn t have job hopped much It is very reader friendly laced with easy to understand concepts and some inspiring stories too Stories of Ratan Tata and also everyday managers you see at your office.Although I liked the effort taken by the author Gopalakrishnan to keep the book simple sweet, I didn t feel anything new or out of the ordinary from reading the insights or positive points interpreted from each true life story That may be due to the many other self help books I ve read which essentially say the same things Still this book has lots of common wisdom conveyed back to us in a refreshing manner, and that would immensely help us if we allow them to be a permanent part of our professional or personal lives The book has been written in an easy to read manner which imparts good managerial wisdom in the form of examples and stories One never really gets tired of learning that way,so because someone with a knack for observing every day situations and deriving worthwhile lessons out of them has made it easier for most people to look at the cases closely, and derive personal lessons out of them.If you want to be a great manager, and want to get insights which will help you on your way there, pic The book has been written in an easy to read manner which imparts good managerial wisdom in the form of examples and stories One never really gets tired of learning that way,so because someone with a knack for observing every day situations and deriving worthwhile lessons out of them has made it easier for most people to look at the cases closely, and derive personal lessons out of them.If you want to be a great manager, and want to get insights which will help you on your way there, pick up a copy The teaching style is in alignment with a elective program R Gopalakrishnan had put together for the IIM A interesting and worthwhile the book has been written by experienced manager so do expect stories which might have taught lessons to him but it is an interesting and quick finish a book from which you would definitely learn something if you are less experienced manager unlike others this book doesn t give you any tool or something similar to practically use in your day to day life but you would surely take away what you want out of it. Thought provoking book to me Though meant for the leaders and managers, the book made me realise certain aspects as a person Easy and quick read Author explains the concepts used in the book most of all the notes contains books that are worth reading as well. Excellent bookLike the Bonsai Manager, this book has been written in a very lucid, practical manner with lots of live examples Must read for all professionals at all levels.


About the Author: R. Gopalakrishnan

R Gopalakrishnan has been a professional manager for forty years He has a wealth of practical managerial experience, initially in Unilever andrecently in the Tata Group He has lived and worked in India, the UK and Saudi Arabia, and has travelled extensively all over the world He began his career in 1967 as a computer analyst with Hindustan Lever after studying physics at Kolkata and electronics engineering at IIT, Kharagpur He worked in the marketing function before moving to general management During his years with Unilever, he was based in Jeddah as CEO of the Arabia unit later, he was managing director of Brooke Bond Lipton India and then vice chairman with Hindustan Lever He has been president of the All India Management Association Currently, he is the executive director of Tata Sons based in Mumbai He also serves on the boards of other companies.


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