CA G. Karthikeyan, Managing Director of GKM answers questions on '60 Seconds Chief' - The Hindu Business Line
Q: One teacher I remember and why?
A: Mr. Devarajan, my maths teacher, who created a huge interest in studies.
Q: One most valuable work lesson, thus far.
A: Never procrastinate what you can do today.
Q: One thing I look for the most in a new recruit
A: ‘Can do’ attitude
Q: One thought from a book that I am currently reading
A: The bandwidth of belief mostly determines your altitude of success.
Q: One tip for time management
A: Honouring timelines is the first step to success.
Q: One key thing in my fitness routine
A: Twenty minutes of personal time a day keeps you agile.
Q: One signal that tells me there is a problem
A: Undue silence.
Q: One technique for handling anger
A: Remain silent.
Q: One essential ingredient in my investment portfolio
Q: One good thing about the new generation
A: Access to technology-based information.
Q: One worrying thing about the young
A: Too much of social media.
Q: One thing that clinches a deal
Q: One definition of values
A: Loyalty and trust are two essential items of value definition.
Q: One way that I use for resolving conflicts
Q: One favourite activity when traveling
Q: One indicator of performance
A: Impact-based results.
Q: One macroeconomic variable I keenly watch
A: Income-tax rate of various countries vis-à-vis India.
Q: One dream I'd like to chase, later in life
A: Take a vacation, golf for one week.
Q: One good way to foster innovation
A: Nurture technology. Technology to be used as a slave.
Q: One clue that tells me I'm the leader
A: When people seek advice.