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Cutting Edge

A collection of interviews of global thought leaders, practitioners and market mavens

N Mahalakshmi | SEP 01 , 2017

"I like to hire really strong people and let them do their thing"

Analytics mogul, Jim Goodnight talks about SAS’ culture, machine learning, and much more

N Mahalakshmi, Rajesh Padmashali | SEP 01 , 2017

"To make this market exuberant enough for a bust will take considerably higher prices"

GMO’s co-founder and stoic polymath, Jeremy Grantham strongly believes in the emerging markets

N Mahalakshmi, Rajesh Padmashali | SEP 01 , 2017

"You want to see a business model that makes sense now; it is hard to change later on"

Former fighter pilot Paul Madera of Meritech Capital Partners on what works and what doesn’t when it comes to start-ups

N Mahalakshmi, Rajesh Padmashali | SEP 01 , 2017

"Get deep into the idea, both from a contrarian and supportive view"

CEO Ryan Smith attributes Qualtrics’ success to the painful iterations every idea was put through

N Mahalakshmi, Rajesh Padmashali | SEP 01 , 2017

"Engines of 'influence' work exactly the way power flows when you flip a switch"

Psychologist and the 'Godfather of Influence', Robert Cialdini, shares vital marketing insights

N Mahalakshmi, Rajesh Padmashali | SEP 01 , 2017

"Once we get over all this macho 'I can do everything on my own' nonsense, Life is much better"

Executive Coach Marshall Goldsmith says leaders who get better have courage, humility and discipline

N Mahalakshmi, Rajesh Padmashali | SEP 01 , 2017

"Overconfidence Is Extremely Costly. Keeping Track Of Decisions Is The Way To Cure It"

Chicago Booth Professor Richard Thaler on behavioural bias that affects corporate decisions

N Mahalakshmi, Rajesh Padmashali | SEP 01 , 2017

"Companies that maximise per share value, even if they don't grow will be great bets"

Bill Nygren is the rare value manager to have identified the potential in tech stocks quite early

N Mahalakshmi, Rajesh Padmashali | SEP 01 , 2017

"Most companies, if not all, use some kind of tricks to smooth out earnings"

The guru of forensic accounting, Howard Schilit, on the games companies play

N Mahalakshmi, Rajesh Padmashali | SEP 01 , 2017

"The more pain a strategy extracts from you, the less likely you are to stick with it"

Tobias Carlisle reveals his deep value investing magic formula 

N Mahalakshmi, Rajesh Padmashali | SEP 01 , 2017