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'Be Learning Agile'

Learning from the new kids on the block is one way to keep yourself in sync with the all that's changing and evolving in the world today.

After spending 37 years in the financial services industry, I am often asked about the one management lesson that has made a lasting difference. For me, it has always been about learning continuously. In March 2017, at the annual convocation of my alma mater, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, I spoke about the need for 'learning agility'. Let me elaborate on this.

Faced with a volatile, uncertain, complex or ambiguous world,

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