• cest la vie 6 / Pursuit of Happiness

    In the Right Ensemble

    Manish Kapoor, MD and CEO of clothing brand Pepe Jeans India, finds happiness in spending time with his family and bonding with them over leisure trips, Formula One races, cricket matches and cooking 

    May 01, 2024
  • cest la vie 6 / Pursuit of Happiness

    The Joy of Adjusting a Little

    Partha DeSarkar, executive director and CEO of Hinduja Global Solutions, not only advocates making small adjustments but also taking oneself less seriously to remain happy

    March 28, 2024
  • cest la vie 6 / Pursuit of Happiness

    Getting Her Priorities Right

    Smita Jatia, vice chairperson of Westlife Foodworld, has donned many a hat—she is a wife, mother, grandmother, businesswoman, mentor and philosopher. While she feels there is no work-life balance for women, she believes it is important to set priorities and say no when necessary

    March 01, 2024
  • cest la vie 6 / Pursuit of Happiness

    Taking Off On The Right Foot

    Hailing from Amarkantak, a town nestled amid mountains in Madhya Pradesh, love for activities like mountain climbing, paragliding and bouldering came naturally to Abhimanyu Saxena, co-founder of edtech start-up Scaler

    February 01, 2024
  • cest la vie 6 / Pursuit of Happiness

    Opening Happiness With a Chill Pill

    Juan Pablo Rodriguez, the chief executive officer of Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages, aims to do his best each day and believes in enjoying the present to the fullest without worrying excessively about the future

    January 01, 2024
  • cest la vie 6 / Pursuit of Happiness

    The Farmer on a Long Drive

    Venkatram Mamillapalle, country CEO and MD of Renault India Operations, is passionate about horticulture—he has a farm with more than 300 varieties of fruit trees. He is equally passionate about travelling and reading

    November 01, 2023
  • cest la vie 6 / Pursuit of Happiness

    The Social Introvert

    Amit Choudhary, chief operating officer of IT services major Wipro, is a self-confessed introvert who loves planning most of his non-work activities, be they golfing, skiing, playing board games or watching movies, around his family and friends 

    October 01, 2023
  • cest la vie 6 / Pursuit of Happiness

    The Constant Learner

    Raghavendra Vaidya, MD and CEO of Daimler Truck Innovation Center India, is a man of varied and deep interests. From riding bikes to automating things at home, from making furniture to constantly studying new subjects and listening to old Hindi songs, he pursues all of them with passion

    September 01, 2023
  • cest la vie 6 / Pursuit of Happiness

    Following The Culture Trail

    Amitabh Dube, country president of Novartis India, has travelled extensively, but it is his stay in Vietnam that he most fondly remembers, not just for its food, people and landscape but also for the footprints of Indian culture in the southeast Asian country

    August 01, 2023
  • cest la vie 6 / Pursuit of Happiness

    The Humble Entrepreneur

    There is more to Atul Shinghal, founder and CEO of digital wealth manager Scripbox, than work. The diehard crossword fan is a yachting champion and loves to tee off whenever he can. His sports-life analogies make for inspiring nuggets of wisdom

    July 01, 2023
  • cest la vie 6 / Pursuit of Happiness

    The Spiritual Wine Lover

    When it comes to wines, Atul Singh, MD and CEO of LGT Wealth India, is a self-confessed student who can travel around the world to know more about them. His passion for spirituality is equally intense 

    May 01, 2023
  • the big story 1 / Lead Story

    Failing Women With Fine Intent

    The government just announces progressive policies for women and leaves implementation and financials to the employer. What should have worked for women at workplace becomes a double disadvantage in tough times

    March 01, 2023
  • strategy 4 / Feature

    iPhone For India, iPhone For The World

    Apple, the numero uno brand in India’s premium smartphone segment, has acquired critical mass in the domestic market and is expanding local production capacity at a fast pace. Does India have the chops to become the next iPhone destination for global supplies?

    February 01, 2023
  • strategy 4 / Feature

    A Statement Lost In Fashion

    Clothing brands make claims of being eco-friendly, but is it a trend of greening or greenwashing?

    February 01, 2023