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Inspirational Conversations: CFO Engage – Pankaj Vasani, Business Leader & Finance Expert

Posted on Aug 10th, 2020 - By shantanu - 0 Comments

Mr. Vasani discusses that quite a few believe it will take forever and a day before the financial performance of their business gets on par with the…

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Corona – Threat and Opportunity

Posted on Jul 31st, 2020 - By shantanu - 0 Comments

The world is witnessing the impact of Corona - COVID 19, at personal, social and financial level. We know many things about Corona and doing our best…

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CFOs: Planning for Recovery

Posted on Jul 21st, 2020 - By shantanu - 0 Comments

Written in collaboration with @Michael Lane We are still in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, but at many companies, CFOs are beginning to…

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The Pandemic and how CFO’s are dealing the crisis

Posted on Jun 26th, 2020 - By shantanu - 0 Comments

The Pandemic CFO: How is  the crisis re-defining the role of finance organisation for the business. The CFO and the finance organisation have once…

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The Coronavirus Response: What is Next for Finance Leaders?

Posted on Jun 11th, 2020 - By shantanu - 0 Comments

Right now, many finance functions are scrambling to cope. But the coronavirus outbreak and its human and economic repercussions will stay with us for…

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TREASURE HUNT WITH CLUES BUT KEYS MISSING

Posted on May 29th, 2020 - By shantanu - 0 Comments

The expectations rose when the Prime Minister announced it as a 20 lakh crores economic stimulus package and emphasized that it was 10% of…

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Cash is King in Corona Times

Posted on May 20th, 2020 - By shantanu - 0 Comments

Top 10 Indian Cash rich Companies ironically are all banks. The only non-banking companies worth its name in the top 25 cash rich Indian company is…

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Collaboration is Critical Now More Than Ever

Posted on May 11th, 2020 - By shantanu - 0 Comments

After weeks of steadfast resolve, it is a pivotal time in the ongoing fight against COVID-19. Decisions made now will undoubtedly have an impact on…

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Covid-19, deeper pain awaits us

Posted on May 7th, 2020 - By shantanu - 0 Comments

Due to the spread of coronavirus and the global lockdown, global organisations and agencies have been predicting the worst economic downturn since…

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##CFO role ## COVID crises ## ## Survival of the fittest ## Growth for the strongest ## CXO Strategy ##

Posted on May 6th, 2020 - By shantanu - 0 Comments

We have entered the 3rd month of COVID- 19 crises in India and it is evident that this will play out over many more months. The Indian Government has…

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5Cs induced by Covid in pharmaceutical marketing

Posted on May 1st, 2020 - By shantanu - 0 Comments

“There are decades where nothing happens, and there are weeks where decades happen” Vladimir Lenin’s line might depict the COVID19…

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Putting corona victims’ data to good use

Posted on May 1st, 2020 - By shantanu - 0 Comments

As of the end of April, there are more than 1 million corona infections in the United States and the global death toll has crossed 200,000. We…

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Change is Painful but Rewarding

Posted on Apr 29th, 2020 - By shantanu - 0 Comments

CHANGE IS PAINFUL……………… Change is usually regarded as inherently risky, as well as costly but this new Covid situation has given us a…

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How can we as finance community further facilitate in unlocking growth potential of the organization?

Posted on Apr 27th, 2020 - By shantanu - 0 Comments

This is a topic close to my heart - How can we as finance community further facilitate in unlocking growth potential of the organization? It is a…

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India to emerge as The Next Super Power, Post Corona Crisis

Posted on Apr 23rd, 2020 - By shantanu - 0 Comments

India to emerge as Most Trusted Partner in Asia for West ; China has lost its Credibility as a Trusted Partner ; Corona will be a game changer for…

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How our world has changed

Posted on Apr 22nd, 2020 - By shantanu - 0 Comments

Who would have believed even a month and a half ago that we would all be locked down as we are now? Watching an Andrea Bocelli performance on…

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Economic Crisis : To hold cash or to boost consumption ?

Posted on Apr 22nd, 2020 - By shantanu - 0 Comments

Economic Crisis : To hold cash or to boost consumption : A big question mark while playing safe. Recently in this pandemic environment, I was looking…

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Cash Flow Management Strategies during Covid-19 – Let’s Sort Out the Challenge Together

Posted on Apr 20th, 2020 - By shantanu - 0 Comments

COVID-19 took the world by utmost surprise. Currently more than 75 countries are now reporting positive cases of COVID-19 as the virus spreads…

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Economic Impact of COVID-19

Posted on Apr 16th, 2020 - By shantanu - 0 Comments

Coronavirus (CoV) is a large family of viruses that causes illness. It ranges from the common cold to more severe diseases like Middle East…

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What happens after we flatten the curve?

Posted on Apr 15th, 2020 - By shantanu - 0 Comments

We are amidst a crisis that even the oldest living generations have never seen. Governments across the world have imposed restrictions on living a…

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How India can restart the economy engine after lifting the lockdown

Posted on Apr 14th, 2020 - By shantanu - 0 Comments

What is the impact of this lockdown? India is an economy of 1.3 Billion people where 300+ Million people are living on less than one dollar per day…

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Economic slowdown and India’s response to financial crunch

Posted on Apr 13th, 2020 - By shantanu - 0 Comments

As India goes through the throes of the coronavirus lockdown, with millions cooped up indoors and worries over community transmission and…

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Coronavirus outbreak: The hidden opportunity in social distancing

Posted on Apr 11th, 2020 - By shantanu - 0 Comments

The coronavirus pandemic, which has forced millions of children temporarily out of schools, presents an opportunity for a new mindset for our…

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How we should priortise our contribution for relief in the Covid 19 crisis

Posted on Apr 9th, 2020 - By shantanu - 0 Comments

With all the information around, it is important to be clear what our priorities should be, when we contribute towards relief in the Covid 19 crisis.…

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Challenges faced by NBFCs in the Adoption of Ind AS

Posted on Apr 9th, 2020 - By shantanu - 0 Comments

Having assisted many companies in transition from IGAAP to Ind AS we have come across aspects that many companies ignore as part of their transition…

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What Can Business Do To Combat the Coronavirus?

Posted on Apr 9th, 2020 - By shantanu - 0 Comments

It is remarkable how swiftly governments of the world from China to European Union to the United States to India, have taken decisive measures to not…

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How Procurement Organization can respond to Pandemic situation?

Posted on Apr 9th, 2020 - By shantanu - 0 Comments

The dramatic spread of COVID-19 Corona Virus has disrupted lives, livelihoods, communities and businesses worldwide. And we don’t know how much…

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Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Indian Industry

Posted on Apr 6th, 2020 - By shantanu - 0 Comments

A crisis in scale of COVID with a complete shutdown for weeks can restructure Indian economy to the worse.The year 2020 started positively for India…

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Mahatma Gandhi writes to India on COVID19

Posted on Apr 3rd, 2020 - By shantanu - 0 Comments

Dear Fellow Indians & Mitron, Namaste. Kem Cho? I am writing to you from up here, without a mask, where all species live in heavenly harmony. My…

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IT Services in BC and AC

Posted on Mar 31st, 2020 - By shantanu - 0 Comments

As Thomas Friedman has said in the New York Times, from now on the world faces a new historical divide. The world ‘Before Coronavirus’ (BC) and…

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Of temples, ships and more… One day & 3 stories

Posted on Mar 30th, 2020 - By shantanu - 0 Comments

Management lessons from my holidays It has taken me a bit of time to come back to LinkedIn and pen some thoughts. Finding the right headspace space…

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The 5 elements of Finance

Posted on Mar 27th, 2020 - By shantanu - 0 Comments

Like the 5 elements of nature (space  fire air earth & water) these are the 5 elements of finance.  My visit to the panchabootha stalls of…

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20 Global Developments to Watch Over The Next Five Years

Posted on Mar 26th, 2020 - By shantanu - 0 Comments

2019 was another action-packed year. America’s economic expansion became the country’s longest, social unrest and protests spread globally,…

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Opportunities to leverage the Silver Economy

Posted on Mar 26th, 2020 - By shantanu - 0 Comments

Healthy life and the right to health do not start or end at a specific age. They are applicable to all ages, including the later years of life. All…

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Working during Coronavirus Times

Posted on Mar 25th, 2020 - By shantanu - 0 Comments

“God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can, and wisdom to know the…

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