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Inspiration is all around us. You don’t have to be an epitome of success to be inspiring. This podcast focuses on bringing in stories, learnings, and experiences from a cross-section of people that is worthy and has messages to all. People who are like you and me - our heroes are someone in our neighborhood, in the family, the storekeeper, the aspiring student or the budding entrepreneur, and many more unsung individuals. Join me on this journey of learning together and growing together so that together we can, Inspire Someone Today!

Inspire Someone Today Srikanth

    • Education
    • 3.4 • 39 Ratings

Inspiration is all around us. You don’t have to be an epitome of success to be inspiring. This podcast focuses on bringing in stories, learnings, and experiences from a cross-section of people that is worthy and has messages to all. People who are like you and me - our heroes are someone in our neighborhood, in the family, the storekeeper, the aspiring student or the budding entrepreneur, and many more unsung individuals. Join me on this journey of learning together and growing together so that together we can, Inspire Someone Today!

    E21 - Payal Nanjiani - Success is Within

    E21 - Payal Nanjiani - Success is Within

    Payal Nanjiani is a top leadership speaker and one of the world's renowned leadership experts who to date has helped a million people and numerous organizations lead and succeed against all odds. Her work is embraced by Fortune 500 companies, large 0rganizations, government officials, and many celebrity CEOs. 
    On this 21st episode, Payal shares leadership lessons through her interactions with top leaders across the globe. During this conversation we discuss practices of successful leaders, what “Success is Within” means and how to develop that mindset. Payal discusses her latest book “Achieving Unstoppable Success”. We rap up with some powerful leadership messages.
    Timestamps from the episode
    Lessons in leadership - 2:05Rituals of successful leaders - 6:15Payal on her mission on building transformative leaders - 11:02Snippets from Payal’s Leadership podcast  - 17:45Billboard message  - 21:01Key quotes and references from the episode:
    Dream big, see a bigger version for yourself, your team and for your communityAnyone who showers has ideas but what you do out of it determines successYou are not meant for mediocrityNothing changes until you changeTrust the processWebsite: Payal Nanjiani (Details to purchase book can be found on the website)
    Email: success@payalnanjiani.com
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    • 30 min
    E20 - Janat Shah - School of Prof. Shah

    E20 - Janat Shah - School of Prof. Shah

    Janat Shah is the founding director of IIM Udaipur. Under his leadership, IIM Udaipur has become the fastest growing management school in the country. IIMU arrived on the global education stage by getting accreditation from the AACSB in merely eight years of its establishment. With this achievement, IIM Udaipur has joined the elite group of 5 percent of the world’s B-schools to be accredited by AACSB. For consecutive two years, IIMU has been listed on the QS and FT Masters in Management (MIM) Rankings. IIMU is the youngest B-school in the world on both these rankings. IIMU is consistently counted among the top 5 institutes in India for research in management according to the methodology used by UT Dallas.
    What does it take to be a challenger brand? How did IIMU define it’s goals of being a premier management education institution? Can you imagine Google as a competition to the management schools. Success principles from successful business and academic leaders and the opportunity India has as a young nation and its impact if not positively leveraged. All this and more in this discussion with Prof. Janat Shah.
    Timestamps from the episode
    What does it take to be a challenger brand - 3:07Management education in the post pandemic world - 14:16Tips on lifelong learning - 18:56Themes of success and failures - 27:03What does the tag “Youngest nation” mean to India - 31:04Book recommendations by Prof. Shah - 35:04Key quotes and references from the episode:
    Challenger Brand - Identify loose bricks and build layered advantageCulture eats Strategy for BreakfastAre you creating a nice smell of the placeBelieve in yourself and take people along with youSuccess principles - Keep learning & Reflect periodicallyWebsite: IIM Udaipur
    Book recommendations by Prof. Shah
    How Will You Measure Your Life? - Clayton M. ChristensenBuilt To Last - Jim CollinsDriving Digital Strategy: A Guide to Reimagining Your Business - Sunil GuptaClockspeed: Winning Industry Control In The Age Of Temporary Advantage - Charles FineBooks from - Yuval Noah Harari If you loved listening to this episode and want to share your views do click on the link below, https://lnkd.in/gKMix5e
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    • 39 min
    E19 - Simon Taufel - Howzat

    E19 - Simon Taufel - Howzat

    Simon James Arthur Taufel, (born 21 January, 1971)* is a former Australian cricket umpire who was earlier a member of the ICC Elite umpire panel. He won five consecutive ICC Umpire of the Year awards between 2004 and 2008, and was generally considered to have been the best umpire in the world during his time. He announced his retirement from international cricket on 26 September 2012, after the 2012 ICC World Twenty20 final. He subsequently worked as the ICC's Umpire Performance and Training Manager until October 2015. In 2020 he joined the Channel Seven commentary team as an expert commentator for the 2020/21 test series.
    Here is a masterclass from one of the greatest umpires from the field of Cricket. Insights, Simon Taufel shares is beyond the game of cricket and what he calls as transferable skills. We discuss a broad range of topics - Importance of preparation, what makes a great team, compete with yourself and raise the bar. Do not waste food, time, talent and opportunity. 
    *source - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simon_Taufel

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    Timestamps from the episode
    Success leaves trails - 2:50Commitment vs Training - 7:25Importance of Focus - 10:00Attributes of a great team - 15:44Leadership traits in defining moments - 20:34Advice to young people - 26:09Key quotes and references from the episode: 
    Life is a journey and we are all work in progressAlways leave the game in a better position than you found itGreat team is not about a team of champions it’s a champion teamDo what you love and love what you doDon’t count the days make the days countWebsite - Integrity Values Leadership
    Simon’s book - Finding the gaps
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    Next episode - April 23.

    • 35 min
    E18 - Taryn Marie - Bounce Forward

    E18 - Taryn Marie - Bounce Forward

    Dr. Taryn Marie is a foremost international expert on resilience, in both leadership and life. She is the former Head of Executive Leadership Development at Nike, Global Leadership Development at Cigna, and founded Resilience Leadership, where she serves as the Chief Resilience Officer (CRO), leveraging over a decade of research on resilience, that gave birth to the empirically-based framework, The Five Practices of Particularly Resilient People, for executive coaching, top-team effectiveness, high potential leadership programs and workshops, and inspirational keynote addresses.
    In this episode Taryn starts explaining about the quote “We need to stop asking for directions from people to places they haven't been”. We deconstruct the myths of resilience and research backed evidence of the practices of resilient people. Taryn further talks about finding purpose in the pause and sign-off with a beautiful quote from Mahatma Gandhi.
    Timestamps from the episode
    What is resilience and myths around it - 4:16Why do people get stuck - 10:23Picking our pebbles through Hansel and Gretel story - 14:56Five practices  of resilient people - 17:10Finding purpose in pause - 32:24Inspire Someone Today message - 34:45Key quotes and references from the episode: 
    Cavalry isn’t coming to save us. Stop waiting, we are our own cavalryResilience is the ability to overcome obstacles in our path, and it requires mindfulness and the ability to shift your mindset.Each of us have a treasure map to follow our souls purposeResilience enhances the experience and doesn’t diminish itListen to your heart and talk to your headFinding the greater purpose by going inside ourselvesWebsite - Resilience Leadership
    Dr. Taryn Marie can be reached on LinkedIn What did you think of this episode? What would you like to hear more about? Do drop me a note at inspiresomeonetodaypodcast@gmail.com
    If you have any guest recommendations or just want to say Hello, do connect with me on LinkedIn or Instagram
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    Do stay tuned for new episodes every alternate Friday. Next episode - April 9.

    • 36 min
    E17 - Nisha - Being Intentionally Visible

    E17 - Nisha - Being Intentionally Visible

    Dr. Nisha is a tourism practitioner, consultant, lecturer and corporate trainer with more than 20 years extensive management experience in the Tourism and Hospitality industry. She holds a Masters in Business Administration, specialising in Hospitality and Tourism Management, by the Nanyang Business School, Singapore. She holds a PhD from the Murdoch University (Australia) in the area of Tourism Education and is involved in the writing of research papers in the area of tourism. In recognition of her work, Nisha was awarded the Outstanding Tourism Trainer 2010 accolade by WDA for delivering high quality training.


    In this episode we discuss multiple subjects, the pandemic forced changes in the tourism industry, how can one develop the “service excellence” mindset. Life hacks that has made Nisha successful in multiple roles and also about her noble mission around women empowerment.


    Timestamps from the episode


    Nisha’s career journey - 3:17
    Resilience story through the tourism industry - 7:47
    Service excellence the art & science - 11:50
    Managing self - life hacks - 18:19
    Nisha’s mission on women empowerment - 26:49
    IST message - 32:54
    Key quotes and references from the episode: 


    Universe is made up of stories not atoms
    Breakthroughs have happened through crisis
    Slow is not necessarily a bad thing
    Moving away from being a tourist to a traveller
    Have a positive mindset - No matter what
    What’s your Moonshot!
    What’s meant for you and the heart desires will gravitate towards you
    Links referenced in the conversation - World Women Tourism,  Tourism Consulting


    Dr. Nisha can be reached on email or on LinkedIn




    Nisha’s book - Undefeated






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    Do stay tuned for new episodes every alternate Friday. Next episode - March 26.

    • 34 min
    E16 - Hema Hattangady - Lift Off

    E16 - Hema Hattangady - Lift Off

    Hema Hattangady, graduated with a bachelor’s degree in commerce, with the tenth rank in Karnataka University. She did her post-graduation in management from the Indian Institute of Management Kolkata in 1987. She also has a post-graduate diploma in French from Karnataka University. She started her career as Client Service Executive at Bangalore advertising firm Adwit India. She became General Manager in two years heading New Delhi and Bangalore branches, adding high profile and long-term clients.
    Vice Chairman & CEO of Conzerv Systems Pvt Ltd until we sold to Schneider Electric in June 2009. Conzerv was in the business of Consulting, Training & Products for Energy Efficiency. Led the transformation of the business from family owned into venture funded and professionally managed business that became a trend-setter and brand leader in digital meters and energy efficiency in India. 
    Hema also mentors women entrepreneurs and women leaders and coaches start-up entrepreneurs and leaders of not for profits. 
    Timestamps from the episode
    Demons, Hema the CEO was facing - 2:42
    Advice to women professionals - 7:08
    Importance of coaching & mentoring - 17:03
    Transformational HBR program - Fred Smith’s story - 22:38
    Being ahead of the game - 29:50
    IST message - 37:56
    Key quotes and references from the episode: 
    Advice for Women professionals
    Stand up and be counted
    Look for people who believe in you, create cheer leaders around you
    Be fearless in thinking big, follow your heart
    Leverage a coach to navigate your journey
    Importance of mentors
    Acknowledge the need to talk to someone
    Coach - Friend - Philosopher - Guide
    If I am repeatedly hitting a brick wall, time to seek help
    Importance of Culture 
    Culture gets transmitted through actions and not through sloganeering
    Fiercely demanding and deeply caring
    Reward and penalize for things you want them to do and you don’t want to do
    Being ahead of the game
    Thought leadership - Conserve my campus to conserve my world
    Rest and recuperation
    Interns to lead culture changes
    Driven by thinking out of the box and change the game
    Hema’s book - Lift Off
    Links referenced in the conversation - HBR Course   Mothers work
    Hema Hattangady  can be reached on LinkedIn or Website
    What did you think of this episode? What would you like to hear more about? Do drop me a note at inspiresomeonetodaypodcast@gmail.com
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    • 39 min

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