An IIM Calcutta alumna, DISHA has spent more than a decade with corporate giants like Amazon, Paytm and Yatra.com, and is currently a product manager with Google India. Disha has been chosen as a Young Leader by The Economic Times. Her published works include three books, each of which has been recognized by prominent personalities and media for their literary contributions. Her second book Because Life Is a Gift is a national bestseller and the third Corporate Avatars is a satirical take on corporate lives.
Timely and practical, this book helps understand how businesses survive a downturn and emerge stronger once the recovery begins what is the secret sauce of the company that innovated and launched more than 40 products in the first six months of the pandemic. How did a home services company train its contractual workforce to keep the highest safety standards when they visited the customer home. How did a stock broking company scale its technology to handle its highest single-day trading. How did a famous fashion designer generate employment in the times when many of his peers were laying off their artisans. How did real estate move to a virtual world. How did an Internet provider afford to maintain continuity for the thousands working from home. In inflection point, business leaders across diverse industries and leading companies of different scales share candid accounts on the challenges and opportunities in this new pandemic-stricken world as well as their response as leaders and as individuals. The book features stories of conglomerates such as ITC, shapoorji pallonji group, Manipal hospitals, Emerson automation as well as start-ups such as zerodha, urban company (aka urbanclap), among others. While told from the point of view of the pandemic, each story in this book has many subtle leadership lessons?lessons that will remain true for any future crisis.