Indra Nooyi’s perspective to deal with Uncertainty

Thursday, October 4, 2012 21:14
Posted in category Success Videos

Indra Nooyi is the current Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo, the world’s second largest food and beverage business. According to Forbes ranking, she has been consistently featuring among the world’s 100 most powerful women. Her success story as PepsiCo’s chief is inspiring for all.

Joined the company in 1994, Nooyi has been the frontrunner in drafting the company’s global strategy for more than a decade.

Successfully leading the company through restructuring, divestures, mergers and acquisitions, she has been victorious in increasing the annual revenues of PepsiCo. The Forbes magazine ranked Nooyi the 6th most powerful woman in the world, in October 2010. Indra Nooyi has been conferred with the prestigious Padma Bhushan for her outstanding work in the field of commerce. She is a true inspiration for the nation.

In this video, Indra Nooyi is sharing her perspective of managing business / brands in the New World Order of Uncertainty and Volatility.

She believes that uncertainty breeds anxiety and the only answer to uncertainty is creative adaptability. This is a must watch video for leaders to learn the 5 points to deal with uncertainty.

  • Lesson1 – Volatility is here to stay
  • Lesson 2 – Lead for today and tomorrow at the same time. Companies need to have a long-term vision to thrive.
  • Lesson 3 – Must make big changes to big things
  • Lesson 4 – Attract and develop the right talent
  • Lesson 5 – Leaders have to be super-visible in the organization and the outside world at the same time.

She concludes the speech with this quote by Psychologist, Fromm, Erich:

“The quest for certainty blocks the search for meaning. Uncertainty is the very condition to impel man to unfold his powers.”

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